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Applying to Lab

Online applications for the 2018-19 school year lottery were accepted starting Monday January 8, 2018 at 10:00 am through Friday, March 9. Applications submitted after March 9th will be added to the bottom of the 2018-2019 school year waitlist.

Apply now for the 2018-2019 school year!

Link to apply: 2018-2019 Charlotte Lab School Lottery Application for Admission

¡Aplique ahora para el año escolar 2018-2019!

Español: 2018-2019 Charlotte Lab School Solicitud Para La Lotería de Admisiones en Español. Haga click aquí.

The Sibling Lottery took place on Feb 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm. You can find the results here: 2018-19 Admitted Siblings and 2018-19 Sibling Waitlist.

The 2018-19 General Lottery, including socioeconomic diversity preference, took place on Wednesday March 21, 2018 at 5:00 pm at Charlotte Lab School (301 East 9th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202). General Lottery Results are posted here

Open House Information

  • All Open Houses for the 2018-19 school year have taken place. PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate any requests for tours outside of our scheduled Open House events. We will host tours during the school day for families admitted through the school lottery in the Spring.
  • Socioeconomic Diversity Admissions Preference

    Beginning in the 2017-18 application period, we will give priority admissions to students who live in economically disadvantaged households. Students may qualify for this preference if someone in their household participates in a federal assistance program OR if the total annual household income meets the Income Eligibility Guidelines established by the National School Lunch Program. Families interested in receiving this preference should indicate their desire on the general application.

    More Questions? See our current Enrollment and Admissions Policy.

    Questions? Email

    Charlotte Lab School admits students of any race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion and ability to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Charlotte Lab School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion or disability in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, and other school programs.

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