2018-2019 School Year Lottery Information

River Islands Technology Academy

If you are interested in having your child’s name entered in a lottery for openings for the 2018-19 school year, please apply during the application window of January 15-February 15. It does not matter if you apply on January 19, February 6, or February 15; all names submitted during this window will be placed in the lottery on February 28, 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 the Banta Elementary School District River Islands is with the BESD).

Please check the website during January 15 – February 15 to fill out the application interest form.
All residents of River Islands and all residents of Banta Elementary School District, along with applicants from outside BESD, must fill out this form.

  • Please submit your child’s name one time only.
  • Kindergarten children must be 5 years old, on or before, September 1, 2018.
  • The public random lottery drawing will take place at the school site on February 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM. The public is invited to attend.
  • Lottery results will be posted on the website on February 23, 2018.
  • 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 Islands.

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:

  1. Existing students of River Islands Technology Academy
  2. Children of RiTechA teachers, staff, and founders (not to exceed 10% of RiTechA’s enrollment)
  3. Residents of the District (Includes River Islands)
  4. Siblings of existing students of RiTechA
  5. All other students

We are “College Bound”

Here is the button for the application form.

Special Note: Applications and registration forms are not the same thing.