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2024-25 Program Choice applications open Oct. 17th

Posted Date: 10/04/23 (4:30 PM)

The application period for Cabarrus County Schools' Program Choice for the 2024-25 school year will open on October 17, 2023. Please see below for important information concerning timelines, placement process, and individual program Open House schedules.  For further information, please email in the Program Choice Department.

Application Timeline

Applications for the 2024-25 school year will be open from Tuesday, October 17, 2023 to December 15, 2023. Parent notification of placement will occur in the online family dashboard the week of February 1, 2024.

Parents will have until February 15, 2024 to make a decision and accept a seat in their online dashboard. Any seats not accepted within this window will be forfeited to waitlisted students. 

  • Monday, October 16, 2023 - Program Choice Fair at The Cabarrus Arena and Events Center Gold Hall along with Cabarrus County Schools "Futures Fair" from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2023 - Program Choice applications for the 2024-25 school year open.
  • October 17th thru December 15th - Program Open Houses held at each Program Choice school.
  • Friday, December 15, 2023- Applications close at midnight.
  • Week of February 1, 2024 - Parent notification of placement will occur in the online family dashboard .

Placement Process

Demand for CCS Program Choice currently exceeds seat availability.  A randomized lottery is used to select students for placement.  Notifications of placement are sent in February to the families of all applicants.  Students who are not admitted at the end of the application period shall be placed on a waiting list in the order determined by the randomized lottery.  Students shall be admitted from the waiting list as space becomes available, up to the first student school day in the order that he/she appears on the waiting list.  

To begin the application process:

  1.  Log in to your ScribOnline account using your email address at 
  2. If you do not have an existing account, please see these directions on how to create an account and associate a student.
  3. Select the green "Begin Application" button on the righthand side of the screen.
  4. Select the blue button under the student for which you are submitting the application.
  5. Click on the link for the program for which you are applying. Hit the "Select" button.
  6. Complete all application fields and use the "Proceed" button at the bottom of the page.
  7. You will receive a confirmation email and number when the application is complete. If you do not receive a confirmation number, your application has NOT been submitted.

Open House Schedule
📅October, 2023
24  Coltrane-Webb Elementary School STEM, 5:30-6:30 P.M.
Cox Mill High School Academy of Information Technology, 6-7:30 P.M.
Concord High School International Baccalaureate (IB), Public Safety Academy, Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, 6-7 P.M.
Jay M. Robinson High School Academy of Engineering and Automation, 4:30-6:30 P.M.
Wolf Meadow Elementary School Spanish Dual Language Immersion, 4:30-6:30 P.M.
W.M. Irvin Elementary School Spanish Dual Language Immersion, 5-7 P.M.
Weddington Hills Elementary School IB, 6-7 P.M.
Cabarrus Early College of Technology, 6-8 P.M.

📅November, 2023
 1  Hickory Ridge High School Academy of Financial Technology, 6-7:30 P.M.
Beverly Hills Elementary School STEM, 5:30-6:30 P.M.
 Cabarrus-Kannapolis Early College High School, 6-8 P.M.
Central Cabarrus High School STEM, 6:30-8 P.M.
Royal Oaks K-8 School of the Arts, 5:30-6:30 P.M.
J.N. Fries Magnet Middle School STEM, 6-7 P.M.
 Cabarrus Virtual Academy, 6-7 P.M.
Roberta Road Middle School Dual Language Immersion, 5:30-6:30 P.M.
Northwest Cabarrus High School STEM, Academy of Health Science, 5:30-7 P.M.
Rocky River Elementary School Spanish Dual Language Immersion, 5:30-6:30 P.M.
Harold E. Winker Middle School IB, 5-7 P.M.
14  Winecoff Elementary School Spanish Dual Language Immersion, 5:30-6:30 P.M.
Cox Mill Elementary School Mandarin Dual Language Immersion, 5:30-6:15 P.M.
Harrisburg Elementary School Mandarin Dual Language Immersion, 6-6:45 P.M.
Cabarrus Health Sciences Institute Early College of Health Sciences, 6-8 P.M.
29  West Cabarrus High School IB, Academy of Aviation and Aerospace, 5:30-7:30 P.M.
Mount Pleasant High School Academy of Architecture and Construction, 6-7 P.M.
R. Brown McAllister Elementary School STEM, 5-6 P.M.

📅December, 2023
 7  Carl A. Furr Elementary School Spanish Dual Language Immersion, 5:30-6:30 P.M.