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You can apply online using the buttons below. CCSC is a commonwealth public charter school open to all MA residents (with exceptions for capped cities and towns) with students entering grades 6-10. Priority is given to Cambridge residents, as well as to siblings of currently enrolled students.

Please visit our Enrollment FAQ page for more information and answers to commonly asked questions. 

Apply for the 2023-2024 school year


Lottery dates for the remainder of the calendar year are: September 14th, September 28th, October 12th, October 26th, November 9th, November 30th, and December 14th. All paperwork is due the Wednesday a week before to be included in the Thursday lottery.  

Families who wish to complete paper applications can do so by requesting a copy (either by emailing or calling the school), completing it, and returning it to the school by mail or fax (617-354-3624).  


Applying is easy. You will enter information about you, your child, and their current school, as well as provide proof of residency dated within 60 days of your application date. Proof of residency documents include:

  • Gas bill
  • Electricity bill
  • Cable bill
  • Mortgage statement
  • Lease agreement

If you are unable to provide one of these forms, you can submit an Certificate of Address Form.