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Prospect Hill Academy is a tuition-free, K-12 college preparatory charter public school with campuses located in Somerville and Cambridge. Our mission is to prepare each student for success in college, inspire a lifelong love of learning, and foster responsible citizenship. As one of the highest-rated charter schools in Massachusetts, each year 95% of our graduates enroll in college.

Admission to Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is lottery-based and open to all Massachusetts residents with preference given to Somerville and Cambridge residents and students with siblings in the school. Lotteries are generally held between March and July of a given application cycle.

There are no academic requirements to be admitted to Prospect Hill Academy and no testing is administered prior to admission. However, accepted students are assigned to a specific grade only after completing a grade level assessment.

Prospect Hill Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, age, ancestry, athletic performance, special need, proficiency in the English language or in a foreign language, or prior academic achievement.
 
 

Interested in Applying for the Current 2019-2020 School Year?

PHA is still accepting new student applications for this school year! 
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MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Thursday, December 12
8:00 -10:00 AM
54 Essex St, Cambridge
 
We invite you to visit our school while classes are in session and learn more about our program for grades 7-12! 
NOTICE re:Capped Cities

We regret that we were recently instructed by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to temporarily halt enrollment of students who reside in the following cities due to those school districts having reached their charter school enrollment cap: Everett, Lynn, Malden, Randolph and Salem, among others. For the full memo click here. With questions and concerns, please contact DESE or your local State representatives.

Questions? We are happy to help!

Contact an Admissions Coordinator:

Early Childhood Campus
(Grades K-3):
Cathy Traniello
 
Upper Elementary Campus
(Grades 4-6):
Carol Saulnier
617-684-8520
 
Middle School and High School
(Grades 7-9):
Chantel Caceres
617-284-7937
 
All Grades:
Victoria Ellis
617-284-7911