Easy Online Application
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 NEXT school year (2024-2025)
Our first lottery for the 2024-2025 school year is Thursday, February 29, 2024. All application materials are due by Wednesday, February 21, 2024 to be included in the first lottery for 2024-2025. Our second lottery will be Thursday, April 11, 2024, with all application materials due on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.