Community Day Charter Public Schools are free, public schools known for high academic standards. Focusing on individual learning needs and offering special education services as well as instruction for English language learners (ELLs), the schools have had success helping students achieve, including high scores on MCAS. The schools use student assessment data to identify and respond to the learning needs of each student. The schools offer an 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. school day with before and after school care (for a fee) and offer free summer school for eligible students.


Admission to CDCPS is done by public lottery that is held in March for the following school year. The application period for the 2017-18 school year has ended. Information about applying to the school for 2018-19 will be available beginning January 2, 2018.

For more information, please read the following documents:

Parents of incoming students, please read the following document for some introductory information about the school day and year as well as transportation.

For more information about applying to CDCPS- Prospect, contact Amarilis Concepcion, aconcepcion@cdcps.org or 978-722-2583.

Community Day Charter Public School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, sex, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age, ancestry, athletic performance, special need, proficiency in the English language or in a foreign language or prior academic achievement when recruiting or admitting students.