Welcome to the Westside Enrollment Lottery


At Westside Atlanta Charter School, we are committed to providing an excellent educational experience for students from Kindergarten through 8th grade. As a free public charter school, we embrace a fair and transparent lottery system for student selection, ensuring equal opportunities for all applicants.

Understanding the Lottery Process:

  • Eligibility: Our lottery is open to all students residing within the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) zone. There are no academic prerequisites for enrollment.
  • Lottery Dates: The lottery for the 2024-2025 school year begins on January 3, 2024.
  • How to Apply: Interested families must register their children via the Atlanta Public Schools lottery website.

Lottery and Enrollment Steps:

  1. Check Your Zone: Verify your eligibility by confirming that you reside within the APS zone. Check Your Zone.
  2. Register for the Lottery: Complete the registration process on the APS lottery website before the deadline.
  3. Lottery Draw: The lottery draw is conducted impartially. Families will be notified of the results.
  4. Acceptance and Enrollment: If selected, complete the necessary enrollment steps by the given deadline.
  5. Waiting List: Unselected applicants will be placed on a waiting list. Join Waiting List.

Key Information:

  • Transparency: The lottery is conducted openly and fairly, ensuring a transparent selection process.
  • Notification: Families will be informed promptly of the lottery results and subsequent steps.
  • Support: Our admissions team is available to assist families through the enrollment process.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Address common queries related to the lottery process, eligibility criteria, and enrollment steps.

Contact Us for Assistance:

Should you have any questions or require assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact our admissions office. We are here to help you navigate the enrollment process smoothly.