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Application Process

Lottery Draw Timeline 2023

  • April 1, 2023 - Applications for the Lottery Draw are due. 

  • April 15, 2023 - The Lottery Draw is held to fill available spots for the 2023 - 2024 school year.

  • April 18 - April 28, 2023 - Notification calls are made to those who are drawn for an available spot. 

  • May 1, 2023 - If you have not received a notification call, please contact Catrena Thomas at 254-315-9198 or 254-754-8000 ext. 2010 to find out where your child is on the waiting list.

  • Please note: Applications are accepted throughout the school year, and those submitted after April 1, 2023, will be added to the 2023-2024 Waiting List in the order received.


Apply for the 2023-24 School Year



Geographic Boundary

Rapoport Academy Public School is a FREE open-enrollment, lottery-draw, public charter school serving students in PreK - 12th grade from the following Central Texas school districts: Abbott, Axtell, Bosqueville, Bruceville-Eddy, China Spring, Clifton, Connally, Crawford, Gholson, Hubbard, LaVega, Lorena, Mart, McGregor, Midway, Moody, Riesel, Robinson, Valley Mills, Waco, West, and Whitney. A student who resides in these school districts is eligible to attend Rapoport Academy.


PreK - 4 Eligibility

PreschoolState law requires that students who enroll in free public Pre-kindergarten meet certain criteria. To be eligible for enrollment in a free prekindergarten class, a child must be at least four years of age on or before September 1 of the current school year and meet at least one of the following eligibility requirements:  

  • is unable to speak and comprehend the English language; or
  • is educationally disadvantaged (which means a student eligible to participate in the
    national free or reduced-price lunch program... guidelines can be found here); or
  • is homeless, as defined by 42 U.S.C. Section 1143a, regardless of the residence of the child, of either parent of the child, or of the child's guardian or other person having lawful control of the child; or
  • is the child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who is ordered to active duty by proper authority; or
  • is the child of a member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty; or
  • is or ever has been in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services (foster care) following an adversary hearing held as provided by Section 262.201, Family Code; or
  • is the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as: a peace officer under Section 3106.002, Government Code; a firefighter under Section 3106.003, Government Code; or an emergency medical first responder under Section 3106.004, Government Code.

TEC §29.153(b)SAAH, Section 7.2TEC 5.001 (4)  



Contact Rapoport Academy

Meyer High School

1020 Elm Ave., Bldg. 500
Waco, TX 76704
Phone: (254) 754-2288
Fax: (254) 714-1110


Quinn Middle School

1020 Elm Ave., Bldg. 100
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 754-8000

Fax: 254-754-8009

5th Grade Fax: 

2nd-4th Elementary

2200 MacArthur Dr.
Waco, TX 76708
(254) 313-1313

Fax: (254) 757-0405

PK-1st Elementary

2000 J.J. Flewellen
Waco, TX 76704
(254) 799-4191

Fax: (254) 799-4191