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 closes at 11:59 p.m.

March 16, 2020: Public lottery for Westside Atlanta Charter School will be held in the school’s main office at 8:30 a.m. Lottery results will be released to families shortly thereafter.

March 18th, March 25th, and April 1st: Westside School Tours
Please sign up for a tour here.

April 1, 2020: FINAL DEADLINE for families who receive an offer to ACCEPT their spot in their SchoolMint account.

April 15, 2020: Enrollment paperwork due

Westside will be closed for Spring Break from April 4 – 10, 2020.

Click on the “Apply APS Charter” logo to submit an application for the lottery. 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 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.

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