CCSD Offers School Choice Options

CCSD Offers School Choice Options

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Did you know that the Cherokee County School District offers a variety of school choice options?

From reassignment to a school with open seats to “move on when ready” high school programs to STEM Academies, CCSD is nationally recognized for the educational choices it offers families.

Fourteen CCSD elementary schools have open seats next school year for students from outside the attendance zone, including most STEM and Fine Arts Academies.  Parents need to apply for reassignment to these schools by March 1, and the application process and window now is the same for all schools including the Academies.  Applications are online here.  No middle or high schools are open for this type of reassignment next school year due to capacity limitations.

High school choice options including alternative schools, virtual school and dual enrollment have varying timelines and requirements; parents should contact their child’s high school counselor for more information.

Want to learn more about these choices and more?  Check out our annual Education Choices report here


CCSD School Choice Options Open February 1 for 2017-18

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The window for school reassignment/transfer requests for the 2017-18 school year opens Wednesday, February 1 and continues through March 1.  Sixteen CCSD schools are “open” (meaning classroom space is available to accommodate students from outside the attendance zone) for requests.  Information and application forms are accessible here

The enrollment window for CCSD’s STEM and Fine Arts Academies will be open from March 15 to March 31.  Additional information on that process will be posted closer to the opening date.  CCSD STEM Academies include Ball Ground, Canton, Clark Creek and Holly Springs Elementary Schools; CCSD Fine Arts Academies include Hasty and Oak Grove Elementary Schools. More information on these programs can be found here.

Information about all CCSD school choice initiatives is shared in this document, CHOICES, at this link: