Become a CoaH 9th grader!
City on a Hill is a tuition- free, independent from New Bedford Public Schools, and open to all students. City on a Hill does not have an entrance exam; students are admitted by lottery with new students admitted in the 9th grade only.
Any student who meets the following criteria may apply:
- The student is a resident of Massachusetts. New Bedford residents will be given priority.
- Prior to attending, the student will have successfully completed the 8th grade.
*Note: Preference will be given to siblings of current students and to students from New Bedford. City on a Hill does not accept transfer students.
City on a Hill Charter Public School, in accordance with its non-discriminatory policy, does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, ancestry, athletic performance, special need, or proficiency, and does not tolerate any form of discrimination, intimidation, threat, coercion, and /or harassment that insults the dignity of others by interfering with their freedom to learn and work.