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Registration & Out-of-Division Applications

New Student Registration

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Registering a New Student?

  • If you are a resident of the City of Charlottesville, please call the school your child will attend.  Click here for school addresses and phone numbers.
  • Complete a registration packet (available from the school).
  • Call your school to arrange a time to bring in the required documents.

Which Elementary School Will My Child Attend?

Other Registration Info

Out-of-Charlottesville Students

Non-resident students are welcome at Charlottesville City Schools.  In fact, almost 300 students attend our schools by choice.

Steps for Applying to Charlottesville City Schools

  • Learn about the schools!  You can call your school of interest to set up a visit.
  • Complete an application and submit it to the school office. We begin accepting applications on April 1 and strongly encourage parents to apply by June 1.
  • Parents are notified of the status of their child’s application within approximately 3 weeks (except for kindergarten, which takes longer).  A waiting list may be established.
  • Tuition must be paid in full by August 1.

CHS IMG_25492016-2017 Tuition Rates

  • Grades K-8:
    • $1273 for the first child in a family
    • $1042 for each additional child from the same family
  • Grades 9-12:
    • $1620 for the first child in a family
    • $1389 for each additional child from the same family

Forms and Reference Items for 2016-17

Required Documentation

Students enrolling in the Charlottesville City Schools for the first time must provide:

  • Birth certificate
  • Proof of residency (mortgage, lease, real estate tax statement OR driver’s license/government-issued photo ID plus current utility bill (electric, gas, water/sewer)
  • A completed “school health entrance form” showing that the child has received a physical examination performed by a physician within a year of enrollment. (Required for all K students, even if they have been enrolled in the preschool program.)
  • A completed immunization record (part of the “school health entrance form”)
  • Guardianship or custody paperwork (if necessary)
  • Don’t have everything? Bring what you have to the school, and they will help you.