Applying to Lab
Charlotte Lab School admits students through an open lottery system.
General Lottery for 2019-2020 School Year
- Our Application Period for 2019/20 will open on January 9, 2019 at 10:00 am and close February 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm
- A link to the Application Form will be available here during the application period
- Our General Lottery will be held February 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Open House Information
- Please click here for link to 2019-2020 Open House Schedule
- PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate any requests for tours outside of our scheduled Open House events. Each spring, we will host tours during the school day for families admitted through the school lottery.
2018-2019 General Lottery Information
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). The Sibling Lottery took place on February 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm.
Online applications for the 2018-19 school year lottery were accepted starting Monday, January 8, 2018 at 10:00 am through Friday, March 9. We currently have more than 1,100 applicants on our waitlist for the 2018/19 school year. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2018/19 school year.