Establish and align clear career pathways and program options that promote choice and equip students to compete for evolving career opportunities.
GENERAL INFORMATIONThe Cumberland County Schools (CCS) Choice Program application window for the 2023-2024 academic year is as follows:
Enrollment must be completed with your assigned Choice Program upon notification from the selected school for the 2023-2024 academic year.Upon accepting your child's seat assignment, the final step in the choice process is to complete the enrollment at the school level. You will be contacted by the school when the 2023-2024 enrollment period opens.
- November 28, 2022- Application Opens for Choice Program
- December 3, 2022 -Choice Programs Fair at E.E. Smith High School (9:00 am- 12 noon)
- December 5, 2022- January 20, 2023- Choice Program Information Sessions held at individual schools (link the document)
- January 31, 2023- Application Window Closes
- March 1, 2023- Notification Emails sent to families
- March 17, 2023- Final date to accept Choice Program Seat Assignments
To submit a Choice Application, visit the CCS Family Dashboard at: ccsncc.scriborder.com.
Cumberland County Schools is proud to offer a variety of Choice Programs tailored to meet the diverse needs of students. Choice Programs are uniquely themed concepts implemented at select schools throughout the district. You can exercise your power of choice within CCS by learning more about the Choice Programs available to students and selecting a program that best matches your child's interests and future goals.
Explore the Choice Program options by accessing the links on this page for each grade level. For additional information, call the school to speak to the principal or Academy Director. If you have questions regarding the status of your application or student assignment process, contact the CCS’ Student Assignment Office at 910-678-2616. Follow us on Twitter @ #1ChooseCCS to stay informed about Choice Program updates.
Once a parent/legal custodian makes the commitment to enroll a student in a Choice Program, the parent/legal custodian will not be able to transfer the student to another school during the school year. Exceptions to this policy must be requested in writing to the Student Assignment Office and approved by the Board of Education.
Students currently assigned to a Choice Program will remain assigned to that program unless a Choice Exit Application is completed and submitted to the Student Assignment Office. These forms will be available online only through the following link Student Assignment Forms. The Choice Exit Application window for the 2023-2024 academic year is January 9 - through May 31, 2023. Please submit this application if you no longer wish for your child to remain in their current Choice Program assignment. No late applications will be accepted.
Academic Services/ Instructional Programs2465 Gillespie St.Fayetteville, NC 28306910-678-2422Dr. Mellotta B. HillAssistant Superintendent of K-12 Instructional ProgramsValerie B. RobinsonAdministrative Assistant910-678-2422