2017-18 School Year Lottery Information

Beginning on March 20th, all students who applied for the 2017-18 lottery were able to request a shadow day. As of 4/18/17, 85 shadows have been scheduled and space is very limited for future shadow day requests.

Please click the link to request a shadow day: Click Here!

Please note: We do not permit shadowing on Fridays or the following dates:  5/11, 5/16, 5/17, 5/18, 5/22, 5/23. The final day for shadowing is May 24th, 2017. 

Once I am able to schedule a shadow day, I will email you with the proposed date. Please respond in a timely manner once I email you so that I may re-accommodate if needed. Please allow 1-3 weeks for a response to your request.  Due to demand and a limited schedule, we are not be able to meet every request. PVPA permits students to shadow ONCE per season.
Thank you for your understanding,
Amanda Melemed Admissions Coordinator

Please record this information for your child's shadow day:
Drop Off- Main Office: 8:20/8:25am
Bring: water bottle, lunch, writing utensil, notebook
Pick Up-Main Office: 3:55/4:00pm


The lottery was held from 3:30pm-4:45pm on the afternoon of Friday, February 17th, 2017 at PVPA in the Main Stage Theater.

Results were mailed to families on 2/23/17. You may also email Amanda Melemed for results.


Applications became available on Thursday, December 1st, 2016 and closed on Friday, January 27th, 2017 at midnight. 

When you filled out the online application, you selected a Prospective Family Night to attend:

  • Thursday, January 12th 6:30-8:00pm OR
  • Monday, January 30th 6:30-8:00pm OR

  • due to snow cancellations, Wednesday, March 1st 6:30-8:00pm with a snow date of Thursday, 3/2 6:30-8:00pm




 Apply. Attend prospective family session in January. Get results from lottery in February. Shadow March-May.