2019-2020 School Year Lottery/Admissions Information

If you are interested in having your child’s name entered in a lottery for openings for the 2019-20 school year, please apply during the application window of January 30th-February 22nd. It does not matter if you apply on, February 6, February 15, or February 19; all names submitted during this window will be placed in the lottery on February 27th, for grades, where spaces are available.

NOTE: We do not anticipate that there will be any space for new students who do not reside within Banta Elementary School District (River Islands is within BESD).

All residents of Banta Elementary School District (River Islands is within BESD) along with applicants from outside BESD, must fill out the application for lottery/admission. The application for lottery/admission will be available on the school website January 30th – February 22nd.

  • Please submit your child’s name one time only.
  • Kindergarten children must be 5 years old, on or before, September 1, 2019.
  • The public random lottery drawing will take place at the school site on February 27, 2019 at 10:00AM. The public is invited to attend.
  • Lottery results will be posted on the website by March 4, 2019.
  • If a student is selected in the lottery, additional paperwork will be required before enrollment
    is confirmed.
  • When the February lottery has been completed for the projected seats available, the remaining names
    will be kept for future selection with priority given to residents of the district, which includes River
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If you are interested in learning more about our school and touring the campus, we have monthly tours scheduled for new residents, and/or prospective residents, of BESD, which includes River Islands. Please call the office for dates and times. 209-229-4700

Admission preferences in the case of a public random drawing shall be as follows:

  • Children of RiTechA teachers, staff, and founders (not to exceed 10% of RiTechA’s enrollment)
  • Residents of the District (Includes River Islands)
  • Siblings of existing students of RiTechA
  • All other students
Lottery Online Application 2019-20 School Year Lottery Information