A. Application Process
An Application to H-B Woodlawn must be submitted between November 3, 2014 and January 16, 2015 for the 2015-2016 school year and parents must attend transfer orientations (see below). Attendance at an orientation session at the home school and at H-B Woodlawn is required.
Applications must be received on or before Friday, January 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm. This is not a postmark deadline.
To participate in the admission lottery for entrance in either 6th grade or 9th grade, the parent must attend a transfer orientation at both the neighborhood school and at H-B Woodlawn. Attendance at an orientation session at the home school and at H-B Woodlawn is required. The Middle School and High School Information Nights described above are not orientation sessions.The application must be signed by both school principals. The application is submitted to H-B Woodlawn and a postcard receipt is mailed to the parent/guardian. Applications must be received on or before 4:00 pm on January 16, 2015. This is not a postmark deadline.Orientation sessions at H-B Woodlawn are as follows:
Middle School Orientations at H-B Woodlawn
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 1:00 pmTuesday, December 9, 2014 at 1:00 pmTuesday, January 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm
- High School Orientations at H-B WoodlawnWednesday, November 12, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 3:00 pmTuesday, January 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm
Application to H-B Woodlawn is by lottery. Applications must be received on or before 4:00 pm on Friday, January 16. This is not a postmark deadline.
Additional information about the process at H-B Woodlawn is available from Vanessa Piccorossi in the main office. She can be reached at 703-228-6351, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A random lottery is held whenever there are more applications than available slots. For the 2015-2016 school year, the lottery will be held on January 20, 2015. After the lottery takes place, those randomly selected will be notified by mail. Please do not call the office for lottery results.
For the middle school, an allotment of slots for each neighborhood school based on the proportion of 5th graders living in each neighborhood school attendance zone is determined each year. Students attending non-neighborhood APS schools, private schools, and home schoolers are included in their neighborhood school attendance zone lottery.
For the high school, there is no neighborhood school allotment of slots.Students who apply but are not selected will be placed in numerical order on the waiting list. Applications received after the application deadline will be placed at the bottom of the existing waiting list. When there is a space opening, the next person in the waiting list will be contacted and given an opportunity to register. Parents are notified by mail. Students who have already been selected and admitted do not need to reapply for grades 7-12. Please do not call the office for lottery results.