SOMERSET, NJ - The deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 lottery for Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School is January 24, 2020. The lottery will be held on February 1, 2020, at 10 am in the Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School Gym and is open to the public.

TAP here to fill out an application. Applications are limited to one per student. If a student appears more than once on the waiting list due to a duplicate application, TEECS will delete all entries except the last one.

As per our Admissions Policy, applications from students that reside in one of our home districts that are received after the due date will be offered any remaining available seats or placed on the waitlist in the order that they are received. Applications from non-residents are kept on file and enrollment offers for available seats are made in the order that the application was received.

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Economically Disadvantaged Students: Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School offers a weighted lottery for economically disadvantaged students who are applying to school. The student's name will be entered four (4) times into the lottery. To qualify, students must meet one of the following criteria.

  • The student lives in Franklin Township, North Brunswick or South Brunswick public housing.
  • The student lives in Franklin Township, North Brunswick or South Brunswick Section 8 housing.
  • The child or guardian qualifies for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and/or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
  • The student already qualifies for Free or Reduced Lunch in his or her current school.

Please note that if enrollment is offered, you will be required to submit proof. If appropriate paperwork cannot be supplied, the enrollment offer will be rescinded and the second listing of the applicant's name will be the final lottery position.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Lottery Application, please email Mrs. Graf at