Enrollment at WACS

Thank you for your interest in Westside Atlanta Charter School. Westside is a free, public charter school serving students in Kindergarten through 7th grade. By the 2019-2020 school year, we will serve Kindergarten through 8th grade students.

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

Our lottery for the 2018-2019 school year has taken place. However, you may still register your child for a spot on the waitlist. Click on the Lotterease symbol below to register your child for the waitlist for the 2018-2019 school year. We are currently at our full capacity for students this school year. However, if a space becomes available we will contact the next person on the waitlist.

Lottery registration for the 2019-2020 school year will open in early January 2019. The lottery will take place March 9, 2019.

If you have any questions regarding the waitlist or registration process please contact Ms. Ruby Butler at 404-802-1350 or email

Acceptance Procedures

If your child receives a spot at Westside, Lotterease will notify you via email. Should your contact information change, please make sure you update it in Lotterease.

Parents/guardians will have three (3) business days from the date of notification to turn in completed enrollment packets. If enrollment packets are not received by 3:00 PM on the third day, the parents/guardians will forfeit their slot to the next wait listed student.

Enrollment Pack

Medical Release Forms