Registration & Out-of-Division Applications

Registering a Student for Charlottesville City Schools

New Students

Kindergarten Open House and Registration Information

For Students Who Are City Residents Who Did Not Attend Charlottesville City Schools Last Year:

First Step:

Complete one of the following registration forms (*only select 2018-19 if the student will begin school during the remainder of the current school year):

2019-20 New Student Registration Form

2018-19 New Student Registration Form

Next Steps:

Which Elementary School Will My Child Attend?

Other Registration Info

Required Documentation

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

  • Original birth certificate (or certified copy)
  • 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 Virginia School Entrance Health Form showing that the child has received a physical examination performed by a physician within a year of enrollment. (Required for new students in preschool-grade 5; required for all kindergartners, even if they were enrolled in the preschool program.)
  • A completed immunization record (for all grades; part of the School Entrance Health Form)
  • Custody or guardianship paperwork (if necessary)
  • Don’t have everything? Bring what you have to the school, and they will help you.

Current Students

For Students Who Are City Residents And Currently Attend Charlottesville City Schools:

Para leer este sitio web en español, indica "Translate" (traducir) en la parte por encima de la página y escoja Spanish.Current Cville Schools students (including preschool students returning  for kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year) should complete re-registration forms by logging into PowerSchool. All kindergarten families should attend open house on April 18 and bring the necessary documents.

Log into PowerSchool & Select Re-Registration 19-20 (current PreK families)

If you need to complete or update your student’s contact information for the 2018-19 year, contact your school.

Log into PowerSchool now to make sure all of your students are connected to your parent portal. And check in regularly to monitor your students’ grades, attendance, meal balances, and more.

Need help logging into PowerSchool?

  • If you already have an account, PowerSchool also has a username and password retrieval system.
  • If you’re opening an account for the first time, call 245-2943 to get the codes you’ll need.

Looking for information about course selection and enrollment? Start with the Program of Studies.

Non-Resident Students

For students who do not live in the City of Charlottesville:

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

2018-19 and 2019-20 Tuition Rates

  • Grades K-8:
    • $1,337 for the first childCHS IMG_2549 in a family
    • $1,094 for each additional child from the same family
  • Grades 9-12:
    • $1,701 for the first child in a family
    • $1,458 for each additional child from the same family

For New Non-Resident Students:

For Returning Non-Resident Students

  • Complete an application and submit it to the school registrar (see  below). Applications are due May 1.
  • Once you have been accepted, you will need to complete the 2019-20 re-registration forms in PowerSchool.
  • Submit tuition payment in full by August 1.

2019-20 Returning Non-Resident Student Application

Required Documentation

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

  • Original birth certificate (or certified copy)
  • 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 Virginia School Entrance Health Form showing that the child has received a physical examination performed by a physician within a year of enrollment. (Required for new students in preschool-grade 5; required for all kindergartners, even if they were enrolled in the preschool program.)
  • A completed immunization record (for all grades; part of the School Entrance Health Form)
  • Custody or guardianship paperwork (if necessary)
  • Don’t have everything? Bring what you have to the school, and they will help you.