Enrollment at Westside
Thank you for your interest in Westside Atlanta Charter School. Westside is a free, public charter school serving students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.
Enrollment at Westside is determined through a lottery system. There are no academic requirements for enrollment, however all students must reside within the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) zone to attend Westside (you can verify your zone at https://maps.apsk12.org).
2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR LOTTERY
Lottery applications for the 2020-2021 school year opened Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Please read our lottery timeline and click on the “Apply APS Charter” logo to apply for Westside’s lottery.
January 29, 2020: Lottery applications opens
March 2, 2020: Lottery applications close at 11:59 p.m.
March 3 – 16, 2020: Lottery application window is closed.
March 16, 2020: Lottery results will be released to families by 10:00 a.m.
March 16 – April 17, 2020: Families may accept or decline their offer on SchoolMint, as well as scan and email completed registration paperwork and documentation to [email protected]
March 17, 2020: The Apply APS Charter application portal will re-open and any new application submitted by a parent/caregiver after this date will be placed on Westside’s wait list for the 2020-21 school year.
April 17, 2020: FINAL DEADLINE for families who receive an offer to ACCEPT their spot in their SchoolMint account and submit enrollment paperwork* to Westside by NOON.
*Enrollment paperwork may be scanned and emailed to [email protected]
Click on the “Apply APS Charter” logo to submit an application for the lottery by March 2, 2020. For additional information about the “Apply APS Charter” process, visit www.applyapscharter.org.
If you have any questions regarding the waitlist or registration process please contact Ms. Ruby Butler at 404-802-1350 or email [email protected].
Lottery results will be released on March 16, 2020. You will be notified via email with your status. Please carefully follow the directions in your email and refer to the timeline above for acceptance deadlines.