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Applying for the Lottery at Vista is Easy

1. Simply fill out the Lottery Application using the red button to the right of your screen.

What is a Lottery?

A lottery gives every student a fair and equal chance at being able to attend a charter school.  If there are more students who would like to attend a charter school than there are available seats, a random lottery is conducted to determine the priority for enrollment.

What is Sibling Priority?

Sibling priority allows siblings of admitted Vista Students to have priority over other students on the waitlist during the lottery.  Once one sibling is accepted into the school, then his or her siblings are moved to the Vista Sibling Priority (VSP) list during the initial lottery only.  After the initial lottery, siblings of accepted students will be accepted in the order of their lottery number.

We also allow siblings admitted to our partner schools including Ace Academy, St George Academy, and Tuacahn High School students to have priority over other students on the waitlist during the lottery. Likewise, if a student is admitted to Vista School and you have a sibling applying to one of our partner schools they will receive a sibling priority to that school.  If you have a sibling attending or has been accepted to one of our partner school then your Vista School applicant will be placed on the Sibling Priority list which gives priority over other waitlisted students.

Who Do I Contact About Enrollment?

You can e-mail enrollment@vistautah.com with questions.  This e-mail is checked daily during regularly scheduled school days.

What Documentation Needs To Be Included In My Application?

When you fill out the application form, you will be asked to attach a copy of your child’s birth certificate and current immunization record.

What Vaccines Does My Student Need To Have Before Starting School At Vista?

  • Immunizations required for kindergarten entry (unless exempt)
  • DTap – 5 doses
  • Unless 4th dose was given on or after 4th birthday, then 4 doses are acceptable.
  • Tdap – required for 7th and 8th grade
  • Polio – 4 doses
  • Unless 3rd dose was given on or after 4th birthday, then 3 doses are acceptable
  • MMR – 2 doses
  • Varicella (chicken pox) – 2 Doses (unless student had chicken pox) disease
  • Heptitis A – 2 doses
  • Hepatitis B – 3 doses
  • Meningococcal – Required for 7th and 8th Grade

*All immunizations must be complete upon acceptance. This includes all Kindergarten immunizations and TD Booster immunizations for incoming 7th and 8th grade students. Immunizations can be administered at your doctor’s office or at the health department.  Exemption forms can be obtained here: www.immunize-utah.org. You must take the online immunization education module and turn in a copy of the exemption form.

How Can I Schedule A Tour Of The School?

To schedule a tour, email enrollment@vistautah.com or call 435-674-4110

The initial lottery for the year 2020-2021 (NEXT year) was held Monday, February 24th.  Congratulations to those who received invites.  There will be additional lotteries so you can still enroll your student.  A lottery is held the first of each month so entries must be submitted before the last day of each month.

Enrollment is now closed for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please apply for next year (2020-2021) by clicking the link below.