Brass City Charter School


Para la solicitud en Español, haga clic aquí.

The lottery for the 2020/2021 school year took place on Tuesday, March 17.

On lottery day, only PK students are admitted for the fall. Notifications for PK acceptances will be sent on or before March 20.

All grades other than PK are currently full, and names will be drawn in the lottery for wait list position only. You will receive an email before the end of March notifying you of your wait list position for the 2020-2021 school year.


Brass City Charter School accepts students from throughout the city of Waterbury. Bus transportation to all areas of the city is available. Students living outside Waterbury are not eligible to attend Brass City Charter School.

BCCS opened in September 2013 with 114 children in grades pre-K, K, and 1. In September 2020, our current 7th graders will become 8th graders, our first graduating class, and we will add a new class of 34 pre-K students. Pre-K is open to students whose birthdate is on or before 9/1/16.  If your child's birthdate is after 9/1/16, your application will not be considered this year.

Children are admitted to BCCS by lottery. If you are currently on the WAITLIST, you must reapply for the upcoming school year.

Brass City Charter School does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.

Families applying for admission to BCCS must be legal residents of the City of Waterbury.

There is no tuition at BCCS; students admitted to the school attend free of charge. Meals and snacks are included. 

If you have questions, please email You may also use our Contact Us page.

Please Complete the form below to be enrolled in the lottery. 

Please apply only once for each child. Multiple applications for the same child do not increase chances of getting a better wait list number or being chosen for PK admission. One student = one lottery entry.

Para la solicitud en Español, haga clic aquí.

*Pre-K is open to students for the 2020-2021 school year whose birthdate is on or before 9/1/16.

Email again:
Anticipated incoming grade for the 2020/2021 school year.
Does the child have a brother or sister living in the same household currently enrolled at BCCS or who you are also applying for?