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Key Dates

 

For the 2020-2021 School Year

Round 1 Lottery

 

October 7, 2019 - November 25, 2019

New student enrollment period for Round I Lottery

late-October 2019

Student Assignment Notification letters begin arriving in homes

October 19, 2019 (11:00am - 3:00pm)

School Choice & Enrollment Fair; Wells Fargo Atrium (Uptown Charlotte); 401 S. Tryon St.

November 4, 2019 - December 13, 2019 at 10:00pm

Application period for the Round 1 Choice Lottery

late-December 2019

Lottery notification letters for Round 1 Choice Lottery arrive in homes

Round 2 Lottery

 

November 26, 2019 - January 3, 2020

New student enrollment period for Round II Lottery

early-January 2020

Student Assignment Notification letters for Round 2 Choice Lottery begin arriving in homes

January 2, 2020 - January 22, 2020 at 10:00pm

Application period for Round 2 Choice Lottery

early-February 2019

Lottery notification letters for Round 2 Choice Lottery arrive in homes

 

Reassignment & Transfer Period

February 10, 2020 – February 24, 2020* Request for Reassignment Period for Round I & II Lottery 
*Students brand new or re-enrolling to the district after this date will have ten business days after enrolling to submit a request for reassignment. Application does not guarantee approval.

February 25, 2020 – June 18, 2020** Request for Transfer period in order to receive an answer by the start of school
** Students brand new, re-enrolling or current CMS students can apply to schools not listed on the Superintendent's Closed School list. Application does not guarantee approval. 

 
January 6, 2020 – June 5, 2020: The Office of Student Assignment & School Choice will continue to receive and enter enrollment packets for home school placement for the 2019-2020 school year. After June 5, 2020, enrollment information needs to be taken to the home school based on the residential address of the biological parent or legal guardian.