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Choice School Application Process

The CCSD School Choice online applications will open on January 28, 2020, at 12:00 p.m (NOON). Paper applications will also be available for printing and available at selected schools by 12:00 p.m. The School  Choice online application submission deadline is February 28, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. Paper applications must be received at one of the designated receiving schools or the CCSD District reception desk on February 28, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.

The timeline below provides the dates, deadlines, and events related to the application process for the 2020-2021 school year. 

  • January 28, 2020 - Online and paper application window opens at 12 p.m. (NOON)

  • February 1, 2020 - Choice Fair: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at 4 locations: 

1. C.E. Williams Middle School, 640 Butte Street, Charleston SC

2. Laing Middle School, 2705 Bulrush Basket Lane, Mt. Pleasant SC

3. Military Magnet Academy, 2950 Carner Avenue, North Charleston SC

4. St. John's High School, 1518 Main Road, Johns Island SC

  • February 28, 2020 - Online and paper application window closes (4 p.m. for paper application drop-offs; 6:00 p.m. for online application submissions)

  • April 3, 2020 - Families notified of acceptance

  • April 23, 2020  - Offered seat must be accepted or declined