School Choice Lottery Application
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The School Choice Lottery application is currently offline.
The School Choice Lottery application period is from December 6, 2021 - January 21, 2022. There is currently an extension for families that are waiting for their ID and PIN's that have registered before January 14th. This application is available each day between the hours of 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM.
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If you have not been able to submit your application because you are waiting on the ID and PIN, please know that the lottery process is not first-come, first-served. All lottery applications will be processed at the same time. 
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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