Information for Prospective Families

  • Open House Dates

    Open Houses are 2 hours long and whole families are welcome. In order to meet staff, current students and parents, visitors should plan to stay for the duration of the program. No registration required.  During our Open House events, childcare is provided for children under 10 years old.

    High School Open Houses

    Tuesday, November 7th, 2023 6 pm – 8 pm

    Saturday, January 6th, 2024 10 am – 12 noon


    Middle School Open Houses

    Thursday, January 11th, 2024, 6 pm – 8 pm

    Saturday, February 3rd, 2024, 10 am – 12 noon


  • School Day Tours

    Time: 8:30am – 9:30am

    An Innovation Morning tour is a one-hour tour of the building including classroom visits and a question and answer session. Please register in advance for these informative tours by contacting:

    Kathleen Feeney, Director of Admissions/Enrollment
    978-649-0432 x2218  ||


    Marybeth Bush, Enrollment & Transportation Manager
    978-649-0432 x3218  ||

    Tours are for parents and caregivers.

    Middle School Dates:
    Thursday, December 7th

    Tuesday, January 9th

    Tuesday, January 23rd

    Tuesday, February 6th

    High School Dates:

    Tuesday, November 14th

    Tuesday, December 12th

    Thursday, January 4th

    Thursday, January 25th

    Tuesday, February 13th

  • Lottery Dates
    Students may only enroll at IACS if they submit an application into an enrollment lottery.   Lotteries are held on campus and are open to the public. 
    Our primary lottery for the 2024-2025 school year will be held on Friday, March 1st, 2024 at 4 pm.
    All applications are due by 4pm on Monday, February 26th, 2024.
    For any questions regarding the lottery or application process please contact  Kathleen Feeney Director of Enrollment 978-649-0432 ext 2218 or


Eligibility Criteria

IACS is a public school for students in grades 5-12. IACS does not discriminate on any basis.  Admissions policies adhere to all state and federal regulations including public School Regulation 603CMR 26.00, 603CMR 1.05 and MGL c71/89 which states in part:
Charter schools shall be open to all students on a space available basis and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, sex, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, ages, ancestry, athletic performance, special needs, and proficiency in English language or academic achievement.