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

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

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

Acceptance Procedures

Lottery results were released on March 16, 2020. Applicants were notified via email with their status. Please carefully follow the directions in your email for acceptance deadlines.
If you have been offered a spot at Westside, please accept the offer in your SchoolMint account AND complete an enrollment packet. Click on the button below to complete your enrollment packet and email the completed paperwork to Ruby Butler: [email protected] Be sure to include all required documentation as listed on the first page of the enrollment pack.

Enrollment PackClick Here for Free and Reduced Lunch Income Guide

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