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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 students entering grades 6-10 (with the exception of residents of cities/towns at their charter cap) Priority is given to Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, and Revere 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 NEXT school year (2024-2025)

Our next lottery wil be Thursday, June 6, 2024, with all application materials due on Wednesday, May 29, 2024. 

Subsequent lotteries will be July 11, August 8, and August 22. All application materials are due the Wednesday the week before (July 3, July 31, and August 14) by 11:59 PM. 

Apply for THIS school year (2023-2024)

We are continuing to run lotteries for the 2023-24 school year for as long as we have seats available. Lotteries are held the second and fourth Thursday of every month. 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:

  • A utility bill (not water or cell phone) dated within the past 60 days
  • A deed, mortgage payment dated within the past 60 days, or property tax bill dated within the last year
  • A current lease, Section 8 Agreement, or landlord affidavit
  • A W2 form dated within the year or a payroll stub dated within the past 60 days
  • A letter from an approved government agency dated within the past 60 days Department of Revenue (DOR) Department of Children and Family Services (DCF) Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) Department of Youth Services (DYS) Social Security

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