Registration & Out-of-Division Applications

Registering a Student for Charlottesville City Schools

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We are glad your student is or will be a learner at Charlottesville City Schools!

Determine which yellow-highlighted term describes the child you want to register, then follow instructions in the corresponding tab below.

New Students = City of Cville residents who either…

  • Will be Kindergartners for Fall 2023 and are NOT currently enrolled in our preschool
  • Attended our division any previous time, left, and are returning
  • Are brand-new to our division (starting in Spring 2023 or Fall 2023)

Current Students = City of Cville residents who…

  • Attend Charlottesville City Schools at this time, including our preschool program

Non-Resident Students = Those who do not live in the City of Cville who either …

  • Would like to continue attending our schools by choice in Fall 2023
  • Would like to attend our schools by choice for the first time in Fall 2023

New Students

New Students Starting Fall 2023 (2023-24 School Year)

Clark musical showcaseFor students starting Fall 2023, online registration forms can be found at 2023 CCS Online Registration and click the option to “Create an Account”.  After you register, someone from your child’s school will be in touch about how you can bring in proof of residency and other required documents.

New Students Starting Spring 2023

Email your school secretary (see list, below) for a link to the online forms.

Registering a new preschooler? Start by applying HERE. 
¿Inscribir a un nuevo niño en edad preescolar? Comience aplicando AQUÍ.

Current Students

Registering for Fall 2023 (2023-24 School Year)

Each summer, current Cville Schools students (including preschool students returning for kindergarten) should complete re-registration forms. To update these forms for the 2023-24 year, stay tuned.

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 your school or 245-2962 to get the codes you’ll need.

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

Non-Resident Students

Registering for Fall 2023 (2023-24 School Year)

NCHS IMG_2549on-resident students are welcome at Charlottesville City Schools when space is available. In fact, almost 300 students attend our schools by choice.


Returning Non-Resident Students

  • Complete an application and submit it to the school registrar. Applications for returning non-resident students are due May 16.
  • Once you have been accepted, you will need to complete the 2023-24 re-registration forms in PowerSchool (to be posted around May 5).
  • Submit tuition payment in full by August 1.

NOW OPEN: 2023-24 Application for RETURNING Non-Resident Students

For New Non-Resident Students:

NOW OPEN: 2023-24 Application for NEW Non-Resident Students

2022-23 Tuition Rates

  • Grades K-8:
    • $1,337 for the first child 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

Registration FAQ

Which school will my child attend?

How can I contact my child’s school?

School Registrar Contact List and Fax numbers:

What is the required documentation to enroll in Charlottesville City Schools?

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.) Suggestion: Call your doctor’s office to ask if they’ll fax your child’s form to your school. Fax numbers are listed with school registrar contact list, above, or on this page.
  • 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.

Other Registration Info