Applications for Program Choice for the 2019-2020 school year are open from October 9th, 2018 until December 18th, 2018 at 12:00 PM. 


    Cabarrus County Schools is in the process of realigning school zones. We encourage families to apply for all programs that are of interest and/or that your child is eligible for.  Applying to multiple programs does not change the likelihood or chances of acceptance.  Program Choice Applications and Renewals will be open from October 9th until  December 18th at 12:00 Noon. Apply now and don’t wait. 


    We understand that the results of the realignment may impact your program choices and decisions.  As such, we will be re-open the Program Choice Application window after the BOE votes on the realignment for CCS.


    Please be advised transportation options may change beginning with school year 2020 - 2021 based on the BOE realignment decision. 


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    Applicants for Program Choice will be notified in February 2019 via email and their Program Choice Family Dashboard of the lottery results.


     Program Choice Family Dashboard


    Updated ***Program Choice Expectations Agreement ***






Placement Process

  • Demand for CCS Program Choice currently exceeds seat availability.  A randomized lottery is used to select students for placement.  Notifications of placement are sent in February to the families of all applicants.  Students who are not admitted at the end of the application period shall be placed on a waiting list in the order determined by the randomized lottery.  Students shall be admitted from the waiting list as space becomes available, up to the first student school day in the order he/she appears on the waiting list.  

Last Modified on October 24, 2018