Application Process

Admissions applications are now being accepted. Please select the appropriate grade level below to see specific process dates and deadlines.

Process for Grades JK - 1

Admissions applications are now being accepted. Applications submitted before Jan. 15, 2019 will receive decision notices by Feb. 22 (for grades JK and K) and March 29 (for grade 1). Applications submitted after Jan. 15, 2019 will be considered on a rolling admissions basis.

JK and K Placement Guidelines
A child should be 4 years old by Feb. 1 of the year he is applying for Junior Kindergarten. A child should be 5 years old by June 1 of the year he is applying for Kindergarten. A child’s birthday is always viewed in the full context of developmental maturity and will include physical, emotional and social development as well as academic readiness.

Schedule the WPPSI-IV Test (Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence - Fourth Edition).
Please download the CAIS (Charlotte Area Independent Schools) booklet for a list of area psychologists who can administer this test. Request that scores be mailed to Charlotte Christian School prior to January 15, 2019. On the day of testing the psychologist will ask the parent(s) to sign a validity form indicating the applicant has not been tested (or coached) within the calendar year. Testing results should be sent to Charlotte Christian School by Feb. 1.

Teacher Recommendation Grade JK-1 Form
This form must be completed by the child’s current teacher after November 1, 2018 and received by Charlotte Christian School before January 15, 2019. Teacher recommendations should be mailed, faxed or sent digitally to Charlotte Christian School directly from your child’s current school. You may download the PDF and send it to the teacher, or you may copy the link and e-mail the digital teacher recommendation form directly to the teacher:

On-Campus Play Date (developmental screening). After an application has been received and a CAIS appointment has been scheduled, the admissions office will schedule a 45-minute campus play date for junior kindergarten and kindergarten applicants and a half day visit for grade 1 applicants.

File materials (application, fee, teacher recommendation form, and WPPSI test results) should be completed and returned by January 15, 2019.

Family Interview
Once the above items are received, families will meet with the admissions director and/or lower school principal. Visits occur in January and February.

Decision letters for JK and K will be mailed February 22, and letters for Grade 1 will be mailed March 29, 2019.

Process for Grades 2 - 5

Admissions applications are now being accepted. Applications submitted before Jan. 15, 2019 will receive decision notices by March 29. Applications submitted after Jan. 15, 2019 will be considered on a rolling admissions basis.

Teacher Recommendation and Transcript Release Grades 2-5
For applicants in grades 2–5, Charlotte Christian School requires the submission of a transcript from your child’s current school as well as a current teacher recommendation. A transcript includes report cards, all standardized testing/end of year testing, and any other assessments which may be helpful to the admissions process. The transcript release form should be sent to your current school with a request these official records be sent to Charlotte Christian. Teacher recommendations should be mailed, faxed or sent digitally to Charlotte Christian School directly from your child’s current school. You may download the PDF and send it to the teacher, or you may copy the link and e-mail the digital teacher recommendation form directly to the teacher:

Teacher recommendations and transcripts should be sent to Charlotte Christian School by March 1, 2019 for priority consideration.

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - Fifth Edition
Required for grades 2-4 applicants. Please download the CAIS (Charlotte Area Independent Schools) booklet for a list of area psychologists who can administer this test. Request that scores be mailed to Charlotte Christian School prior to March 1, 2019. On the day of testing the psychologist will ask the parent(s) to sign a validity form indicating the applicant has not been tested (or coached) within the calendar year.

Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)
Required for grade 5 applicants. Charlotte Christian School, in conjunction with CAIS (Charlotte Area Independent Schools), uses the ISEE as a component of academic assessment. The exam requires pre-registration which can be done at www.iseetest.org or with ISEE at (800) 989-3721. Please request that scores be mailed to Charlotte Christian School prior to March 1, 2019.

Family Interview
The admissions committee will review each student's completed application documents prior to scheduling an on campus visit and family interview. Timely receipt of these materials supports an efficient process for both the student and Charlotte Christian School.

Final decisions are made by the admissions committees and applicants will be notified by mail. Applicants for grades 1-12 are notified by March 29, 2019.

File materials (application, fee, teacher recommendation form, transcript, test results) should be completed and returned by March 1, 2019.

Process for Grades 6 - 12

Admissions applications are now being accepted. Applications submitted before Jan. 15, 2019 will receive decision notices by March 29. Applications submitted after Jan. 15, 2019 will be considered on a rolling admissions basis.

Applicant Questionnaire
To be completed by each student applicant in grades 6-12

Teacher Recommendations and Transcript Release
For applicants in grades 6-12, Charlotte Christian School requires the submission of an English, math, and principal/guidance counselor recommendation as well as an official transcript from your child’s current school. A transcript includes report cards, all standardized testing/end of year testing, and any other assessments which may be helpful to the admissions process. Teacher recommendations should be mailed, faxed or sent digitally to Charlotte Christian School directly from your child’s current school. You may download the PDF and send it to the teacher, or you may copy the link and e-mail the digital teacher recommendation form directly to the teacher:

Teacher recommendations and transcripts should be sent to Charlotte Christian School by March 1, 2019 for priority consideration.

Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)
Charlotte Christian School, in conjunction with CAIS (Charlotte Area Independent Schools), uses the ISEE as a component of academic assessment. The exam requires pre-registration which can be done at www.iseetest.org or with ISEE at (800) 989-3721. Please request that scores be mailed to Charlotte Christian School prior to March 1, 2019.

Family Interview
The admissions committee will review each student's completed application documents prior to scheduling an on campus visit and family interview. Timely receipt of these materials supports an efficient process for both the student and Charlotte Christian School.

The admissions committees make final decisions and applicants will be notified by mail. Applicants for grades 1-12 are notified by March 29, 2019.

File materials (application, fee, teacher recommendation forms, transcript, ISEE test results) should be completed and returned by March 1, 2019.

Charlotte Christian School is...

a Christ-centered, college preparatory school, equipping and developing students to effectively integrate Biblical truth and learning into their daily lives and to impact the culture for Christ.

Charlotte Christian School

7301 Sardis Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 366-5657

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