Apply to Attend an APS Charter School

The initial new student application window for the 2022-23 school year opened on January 3, 2022 and closed February 28, 2022, and the initial admissions lottery was held on March 7, 2022. Applications to schools after the lottery may be placed on schools' wait lists if no spaces are available.

The application for the 2023-24 school year will open on January 3, 2023. In the meantime, you can sign up for notifications about the application process by clicking the blue button below.

2023-24 APPLICATION

The initial new student application window for the 2023-24 school year will open on January 3, 2023 and remain open until February 28, 2023. The initial admissions lottery results from all schools will be released on March 7, 2023. Applications to schools after the initial lottery may be placed on schools' wait lists if no spaces are available.

Sign up HERE for email or text notifications about the 2023-24 application process.

KNOW YOUR OPTIONS

Make a list of schools. Research your school options and know where you want to apply for the before the application opens. Check out the list of participating charter schools and visit the APS School Finder to learn more about each school and your other school options. You can also visit schools in person by consulting a calendar of individual school information sessions, and there is also an Atlanta School Choice Expo organized by community partners that is scheduled for Saturday, January 28, 2023.

APS neighborhood schools. Traditional APS neighborhood schools have a defined attendance zone, and you can enroll in your zoned school at any time during the year. You can find out which is your zoned APS school by visiting the APS School Zone Locator. To learn more about applying to or enrolling in an APS neighborhood school and/or other APS school options, please visit the district's Enrollment & Registration page.