ESAC137Admissions Open House


Download our Application: EA Application 2018


Join us on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 5:30-7:00 pm to learn more about Esperanza Academy.





Our Mission and Vision

Annmarie Quezada, Interim Head of School



Our Academics, Commitment to STEAM, and Summer Program

Alison Bouchard, Interim Dean of Academics


Our Core Values, Extended Day Program, and Holistic Education

Gabriella Pesce, Dean of Students


Heart & Hope Video

A Behind the Scenes Look at What It’s Like to Be an Esperanza Student


Our Commitment to Graduates

Ben Lynch, Director of Graduate Support




6:50-7:00 WRAP UP



Information on the Admissions Lottery

Applications for the 2018 admissions lottery are now available.  Download the application (see below) or contact the main office at 978-686-4673.  For more information about the admissions lottery, call the office or visit the Our School page.

To participate in the lottery, students must meet all five of the following admissions requirements:

  1. Applicant must be a girl entering the fifth grade in the fall of 2018. For sixth-grade admission, see below*
  2. Applicant must be a Lawrence resident.
  3. Applicant’s family must meet household income requirements that fall within or below the income eligibility guidelines for Federal reduced price meals. Please CLICK HERE to view the 2016 income eligibility chart.
  4. Applicant must have a supportive adult who is actively committed to her academic and social success, and who volunteers at Esperanza two hours per week.
  5. Applicant and applicant’s family must take part in interview process with the school.

* In the event that a fifth-grade student vacates her seat at the Academy at the end of the 2017–2018 school year, a sixth-grade slot may become available. Please contact the school to learn more about sixth-grade admission.


Admissions Open House: Thursday, February 15 5:30-7:00 pm & Tuesday, March 13, 5:30-7:00 pm

Application Deadline: Friday, April 28

Lottery Selection: Thursday, May 11

New Student and Family Orientation: Tuesday, May 22, 5:30-7:00 pm

Applications are due by Friday, April 28, 2018.  Please click here to download the application: EA Application 2018