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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. 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. 


Our next lotteries for the 2022-23 school year are:

  • December 1st
  • December 15th

Lottery applications and all paperwork are due on the previous Wednesday to be included in the following lottery (i.e., Wednesday, November 23rd for the lottery on December 1st).  

Our first lottery for the 2023-24 school year is Thursday, January 26th. All application materials are due Wednesday, January 18th. 

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.