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Registering a Student for Charlottesville City Schools

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We are glad your student is or will be a learner at Charlottesville City Schools!

Determine which yellow-highlighted term describes the child you want to register, then follow instructions in the corresponding tab below.


New Students = City of Cville residents who either…

  • Will be Kindergartners in the fall and are NOT currently enrolled in our preschool
  • Attended our division any previous time, left, and are returning
  • Are brand-new to our division 

Current Students = City of Cville residents who…

  • Attend Charlottesville City Schools at this time, including our preschool program

Non-Resident Students = Those who do not live in the City of Cville who either …

  • Would like to continue attending our schools by choice in the fall
  • Would like to attend our schools by choice for the first time in the fall

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    New Students Starting Fall 2024 (2024-25 School Year)

    • For students starting Fall 2024, online registration forms will be posted in April.   After you register, someone from your child’s school will be in touch about how you can bring in proof of residency and other required documents.

    New Students Starting Spring 2024

    Registering a new preschooler? 

  • Students working together at a table

    Registering for Fall 2023 (2023-24 School Year)

    Each summer, families need to complete re-registration forms for current Cville Schools students (including preschool students returning for kindergarten). This re-registration process asks families to update important contact information and request bus service if eligible.

    This year, re-registration is through a new system, School Mint. Here are the steps to follow:

    1. Get your Student’s ID in one of the following ways:  
      • Check your email for a message sent June 28 with the subject line “Re-register your student(s) for the 2023-24 school year”
      • Log into PowerSchool
      • Or call your school
    2. Go to
    3. Follow these instructions for getting started. (Instructions in Spanish).
      • Problem with entering your address? For question #2, please use the blue teardrop to auto-complete the address.

    Looking for information about course selection and enrollment?
    Start with the Program of Studies.​​

  • Regstering for Fall 2023 (2023-24 School Year)

    Non-resident students are welcome at Charlottesville City Schools when space is available. In fact, almost 300 students attend our schools by choice.

    Returning Non-Resident Students:

    • Complete an application and submit it to the school registrar. Applications for returning non-resident students are due May 16.
    • Once you have been accepted, you will need to complete the 2023-24 re-registration forms in PowerSchool (to be posted around May 5).
    • Submit tuition payment in full by August 1.


    NOW OPEN: 2023-24 Applcation for
    RETURNING Non-Resident Students


    2022-23 Tuition Rates
    • Grades K-8:
      • $1,337 for the first child in a family
      • $1,094 for each additional child from the same family
    • Grades 9-12:
      • $1,701 for the first child in a family
      • $1,458 for each additional child from the same family
    Student woking on a project togetherFor New Non-Resident Students:
    • Learn about the schools! You can call your school of interest to set up a visit.
    • Review our program policy for admission: School Board Policy JECC — Admission of Non-Resident Students
    • Complete an application (see button below). Applications for new students are due June 1.
    • For Charlottesville High School, here is an additional instruction letter for Prospective Non-Resident CHS Families.
    • Once the student has been accepted, you will need to complete the 2023-24 registration forms in SchoolMint ( and provide the required registration documents for enrollment.
    • Submit tuition payment in full by August 1.
    • A waiting list may be established.


    NOW OPEN: 2023-24 Application for New
    Non-Resident Students