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Open Enrollment/Application Process

Late applications for Magnet and Charter Programs open February 1, 2020. The deadline to submit a late application is February 29, 2020 at 5:00PM.

Read the information below to begin an application for the 2020-2021 school year.

Please note that late applicants will are not eligible for the first lottery run.

What can you do to be prepared to submit a completed application? 

  1. Check your child’s Infinite Campus account to secure your child’s student number. You will enter the student number without the zero.
  2. Secure email addresses for two teachers that will complete the recommendation forms.
  3. Read the School Choice Guide in its entirety.
  4. Know and understand the eligibility criteria for your selected school choices.
  5. If you reside in Clayton County but do not attend a school under the jurisdiction of Clayton County Public Schools, you will be required to submit residency documentation, standardized assessment results and student transcripts. Please begin to secure those documents now.

 

Please Note: The application portal will only allow those students who are current Pre-Kindergarten through 9th Grade students to apply.

Parents wishing to enroll their children as a Pre-Kindergarten student for 2020-2021, should not submit an application at this time. Please visit the Pre-Kindergarten website for more information.

Lottery Selection Process

Student placement is limited per program, grade level, and school. All eligible students must adhere to contractual understandings; however, enrollment is not guaranteed for any applicant.

​Post Lottery
·      Students who are selected in the school choice lottery will receive notification from the district via e-mail by April 1, 2020.

·      Students who are not selected in the school choice lottery will receive notification from the district via e-mail on or about April 1, 2020.

·      If a student is not selected to attend a school choice program prior to the start of the 2020-2021 school year, a new application may be submitted for the 2021-2022 school year.


Resident applicants (Students that reside in Clayton County or CCPS Employees) click here.

Non-Resident applicants (Students that reside outside of Clayton County) click here.