The lottery application period for both our Compañeros Program and C. H. Barrows STEM Academy for the 2023-24 school year is currently open and will close on February 24, 2023 at 3PM.

Please visit the lotteries page to fill out an application for the Compañeros program or for Charles H Barrows STEM Academy enrollment. https://www.windhamps.org/page

For staff preference please read the following:

Staff Resignation
Students enrolled in a school/program of choice or a magnet school are eligible to stay in that school or
program to the terminal grade of the school or program, except as noted below:
1. If a student is selected to be in Compañeros  through staff preference, and the staff member parent
voluntarily ends his/her employment with Windham Public Schools, the student shall be permitted
to stay in that school or program of choice until the end of the following school year only if the
student is a Windham resident.
2. If a student is selected to Barrows through staff preference and the staff member parent
voluntarily ends his/her employment with Windham Public Schools, the student shall be
permitted to stay in that school or program of choice until the end of the following school year.

Students whose parent is a full time, regular, permanent staff member/employee of Windham
Public Schools (not temporary). If available, up to two seats may be used for this preference at
each grade level in Compañeros . At Barrows, up to two seats per classroom will be reserved for
each grade level for this preference. For inter-district magnet schools, the ratio for in-district and
out-of-district students will comply with the school's Operations Plan as approved by the State
Department of Education.