Your child,

your school,

your choice

CMS School Choice consists of magnet programs and school options, in addition to your home school, that match your child's interests and talents.

Let's Get Started

1

Enroll

Enrollment for the 2020-21 school year will open on October 7. You will receive a letter in the mail with your student ID and PIN to use to apply for the lottery. If you are currently enrolled in CMS, you will receive a letter from your school with your student ID and PIN close to the start of the lottery.

2

Research

Learn about the many offerings and focus areas. Discuss these options with your family to find the best match.

3

Visit

Find out more by visiting schools and attending open houses and information sessions so that you can experience these schools and ask questions.

4

Select

Select up to three schools that best match your child’s interests and talents. Need guidance? Just ask!

5

Submit

Round 1 of the School Choice Lottery will be open from November 4 – December 13, 2019. Submit your application between 6am – 10pm during this time period.