School Choice Lottery Application
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This application provides families an opportunity to apply for:

School Choices
School choices include Magnet, Career & Technical Education (CTE) and other school options. For more information,
click here.

Return to Home School/Neighborhood School
"Home school" or "neighborhood school" refers to the school which serves your residential address as shown in school records.

Student Identification Number:
Personal Identification Number (PIN):
Parent/Guardian Email Address:

Please review this important information before you proceed.
For online application frequently asked questions,
click here​.
For sibling guarantee clarification, click

Please do not exit the application before the confirmation page appears. If you do not receive a confirmation number, your selections have not been recorded. Print the confirmation page or write down the confirmation number for your records. The confirmation will NOT be emailed to you.

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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