2018-2019 School Choice Portal
is now open

Learn how to choose the right CMSD school for your child

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Countdown

School Choice Portal Closes

March 9, 2018

 

The School Choice Portal is now open for all school choices (K - HS)!


Explore high-quality, high-performing school options and choose up to five schools that best fit your child's needs and dreams!

Jan. 23 - 25 – 8th Grade High School Choice Fair for CMSD students at East Professional Center

  • - CMSD students are transported via yellow bus to learn about high school choices in the CMSD and meet with high school students and staff.

Jan. 23 – Family High School Choice Fair at East Professional Center

  • - An opportunity for all interested 6th, 7th and 8th grade students (CMSD, charter, private and home schooled) and their parents and caregivers to learn about high school choices in the CMSD. Families will have an opportunity to meet high school students and staff to help make informed decisions about their child's college and career future.

Jan. 30 – Family High School Choice Fair at Max S. Hayes High School

  • - An opportunity for all interested 6th, 7th and 8th grade students (CMSD, charter, private and home schooled) and their parents and caregivers to learn about high school choices in the CMSD. Families will have an opportunity to meet high school students and staff to help make informed decisions about their child's college and career future.

March 9 – School choice portal closes. Student applications MUST be received by this date to maximize chances for a student’s top choice school.

March 16 – High school lottery conducted. All students whose application is complete will be put in a lottery to match the student to their high school.

March 26 – Lottery results released. Parents will be notified as to what school choice their student has been matched.

April 20 – Assignment confirmation deadline. Parents MUST confirm their high school choice by this date or their student’s spot will be released.

May 15 – Out-of-district high school students accepted as seats are available.

May - June – Students accepted via "wait lists" as seats become available

July 31 – Out-of-district K-8 students accepted as seats are available.

 

School Choice & Enrollment FAQs - (pdf)

Download the 2018-19 CMSD High School Choice Fair Poster -(pdf)

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