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CCSD’s School Choice Application Process for 2019-2020 School Year Starts Monday

CCSD’s School Choice Application Process for 2019-2020 School Year Starts Monday
Posted on 02/08/2019
School Choice

Charleston County School District (CCSD) will open its School Choice application process for the 2019-2020 school year Monday, February 11, 2019; it will end Monday, March 11, 2019.

The following calendar includes the dates, deadlines, and events associated with this year’s application process.

February 11, 2019
Application process opens at 12:00 p.m.

February 23, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Choice Fairs at C.E. Williams Middle, Mamie P. Whitesides Elementary, North Charleston High, and St. John’s High.

*Families should visit the location closest to their residence to learn about their available school options.

March 11, 2019
Paper applications due by 4:00 p.m.;
online application window closes at 11:59 p.m.

April 18, 2019

Notification of acceptance

April 18 – May 6, 2019
Parents confirm acceptance

June 28, 2019
Residency address confirmations must be received

The District is re-introducing paper applications for this year’s cycle; they will be available at the following locations: A.C. Corcoran Elementary, Baptist Hill Middle High, Camp Road Middle, Mamie P. Whitesides Elementary, North Charleston Elementary, St. John’s High, West Ashley High, and the District’s Office at 75 Calhoun Street.

The District is holding eight Application School Choice Parent Assistance Events during the open period. Each one will start at 5:30 p.m. and last until 7:00 p.m.

- Camp Road Middle School – February 19, 2019
- North Charleston High School – February 19, 2019
- St. John’s High School – February 19, 2019
- Laing Middle School – February 26, 2019
- C.E. Williams Middle School – February 26, 2019
- Burke High School – February 26, 2019
- North Charleston High School – March 5, 2019
- Baptist Hill Middle High School – March 5, 2019

Applications for the following charter schools can be submitted as part of this process: Allegro Charter School of Music, Carolina Voyager Charter, East Cooper Montessori Charter, Greg Mathis Charter High, James Island Charter High, and Orange Grove Charter.
  
For more information, please visit www.ccsdschools.com and select “School Choice” in the Quick Links section.

Parents and guardians with questions are encouraged to call (843) 937-6582 or (843) 937-6431.

You can obtain a complete list of choice schools by selecting “Our Choice Schools” from the left menu on the “School Choice” webpage.
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