Fall 2024 High School Enrollment for 8th Grade Students begins in December. The date for PK-8 choice will be released in December. Check back for updates and additional information.
Start now to find the perfect CMSD high school for your student! Attend our upcoming enrollment events on December 6th (Eastside) and December 12th (Westside) to learn about our 30 different high schools offering unique career programs and academic pursuits. Our knowledgeable staff and school representatives will guide you through the process.
We encourage you to:
- Review and Compare Options - the High School Choice Book is a great start to find schools that might be the right match for your student's interests and post-high school goals.
- Attend a High School Choice Fair - meet with representatives from each school and attend information sessions.
- Consider Visiting a School - step inside and see what it would be like to go to the school of your choice.
- Apply Online - portal opens Monday, December 4th at 5PM. There will be a link to the portal on this page.
2024-25 High School Choice Book
NEW THIS YEAR AT THE EVENING FAIR EVENTS:
Special informational sessions for parents. Parents and the entire family are invited to attend several special information sessions that will take place during the High School Choice Fairs on December 6th and December 12th. These sessions allow parents to get more in-depth information on special topics and the opportunity to meet with representatives from CMSD to ask questions.
The special sessions include:
- Children with Special Educational Needs
- Athletics at CMSD High Schools
- CMSD Graduation Requirements
- Applying At Criteria Schools
- CTE vs. College Prep Programs and Schools
The time and room locations for these sessions will be posted on this page and our social media pages close to each High School Choice Fair event.
High School Choice Timeline
High School Choice Portal OpensMonday, Dec. 45:00 PMHigh School Choice Fair at East Professional Center (EPC)(8th-grade students will attend with their class)Tues. Dec. 5 - Fri. Dec. 88:00 AM - 3:00 PMEast Side Community High School Choice Fair At EPC(Open to parents, caregivers and families)Wednesday, Dec. 65:00 - 7:00 PMWest Side Community High School Choice Fair at Max Hayes(Open to parents, caregivers and families)Tuesday, Dec. 125:00 - 7:00 PM
High School Choice Portal ClosesFriday, Jan. 125:00 PMHigh School Assignments ReleasedParents can review and accept or decline assignmentMonday, Jan. 225:00 PM
Dates and times subject to change