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Interested in Joining?

Families interested in joining the ACE community should submit a completed Interest Form to the school office.

The Interest Form can be found in the Front Office.


2020 - 2021 Enrollment Information

Dates: Interest Forms Submission Dates: January 6th, 2020 to February 14th, 2020.
Intent to Return Form for current ACE families: January 6th, 2020 to January 24th, 2020.

About: The mission of the Alternative Cooperative Education (ACE) program is to create a cooperative community dedicated to helping each child reach their full potential.  ACE incorporates parent involvement, multi-age classrooms, and learning outside of the classroom to help support and encourage each student’s unique and individual development. Our goal is to empower children to reach their potential in a supportive atmosphere where they experience joy, creativity, and self-confidence while learning about themselves and the world around them.

Tours and Meetings: All interested parents are encouraged to attend any of our informational events. Please be sure to check in with the main office upon your arrival on campus.

  • ACE Information Meeting: January 28th @ 6:00-7:00pm
  • Classroom Observations: February 12th @ 9:00-10:00am
  • Parent Led Activity Observation: February 28th @ 9:30-10:20am
  • Lottery Ticket Pick Up:
    • February 12th @10:20-11am and 4pm-6pm
    • February 28th @ 8:15am-9:30am
  • Lottery:  March 5th @ 11:00, room 17

If the number of students interested in enrolling exceeds the capacity of ACE, students will be enrolled in order of the enrollment priority grouping per our Program Guide. If the process reaches a group that cannot be fully accommodated a lottery will be held on March 5th and families will be notified of their status within 3 business days of the lottery.

Please do not hesitate to contact our school office at (707)453-6245 for any questions

Location: Located at Hemlock School, 400 Hemlock Street, Vacaville, CA 95688

More Information: Families who are offered seats during the lottery process must either accept or decline the seat within 7 days. After 7 days, unclaimed and declined seats will be offered to the next family on the lottery waiting list. Families interested in joining the ACE community should submit a completed Interest Form to the school office no later than February 14th. The Interest Form can be found here.

2019 - 2020 Enrollment Information

Prospective Families, 

Thank you for your interest in the Alternative Cooperative Education Program at Hemlock Elementary School!

Below are the 2019-20 Lottery results by lottery ticket number.  Note that the wait list for each grade will be used to fill any openings as they become available throughout the 2019-20 academic year.  

Kinder Accepted 43,159

Kinder Waitlist

159, 44,168, 155, 131, 54, 135, 141, 130, 161, 138, 133, 51, 162, 150, 153, 152, 40, 140, 52
First Waitlist 43, 147, 143, 157, 126, 48, 165
Second Waitlist 164, 128
Third Waitlist 165
Fourth Accepted 47
Fourth Waitlist 51
Fifth Waitlist 145
Sixth Waitlist 145