The BEST Choice:

Community Schools with everything your child needs.

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Your partner for success!

  • We educate all children while serving the individual interests, goals and needs of each child and family. We are committed to making sure each child gets personal attention, keeping families informed and seeking their input as partners in their child's education.

Great teachers no matter where you go!

  • At every one of our schools in every neighborhood, you’ll find skilled, caring and dedicated educators who will build strong relationships with your child and bring out their potential.

  • All students who have passed the fifth anniversary of their birth on or before August 31 of the year in which they are presented for enrollment are entitled to attend school in the attendance area in which they are domiciled. All students under the age of 21 years who are domiciled in a school administrative unit who have not been removed from school for cause, or have not obtained a high school diploma are entitled to attend school in the attendance area in which they are domiciled. 


    Enrollment Steps:

    • Step 1: Find your base school using the  "Find My School" tool on the Cumberland County Schools website:

    • Step 2: Enroll online

      • Infinite Campus Student Enrollment
      • (Families who are unable to complete the online process should contact their base school’s data manager. A school representative will contact you by telephone to assist with completing the enrollment process).

    • Step 3: Finalize enrollment with attendance at district school.

    Once you’ve completed the form online, please wait for information from your child's district attendance school regarding the completion of the enrollment process. It may take 24-72 business hours to finalize this process. To expedite your student’s enrollment, upload the documents listed below. These documents are REQUIRED for your child to be enrolled in school. 

    Proof of Residency Info

    • Current Utility Bill (electric/gas/water) – no more than 30 days old or Mortgage/Lease Agreement – no more than 60 days old
    • If renting from a Rental Agent, the lease must be on letterhead
    • If renting from an individual, the lease must be notarized with the contact information of the person renting the property
    • If living with an individual, the individual with whom you are residing must provide the proof of residency listed above and complete the CCS Residency Affidavit
    • Additionally, the parent/court-appointed custodian must provide proof of residency in their name at the address provided.

    1st - 5th grade - CCS school staff have the right to ask for a second form of “proof of residency”

    • Proof of Vacating Previous Address (If moving within Cumberland County or a bordering NC county)
    • Proof of sale OR utility disconnect OR written verification from the property manager

    Parents/Guardians enrolling 6th - 12th-grade students MUST PROVIDE TWO proofs of residency 


    • Certified birth certificate
    • Current Utility Bill
    • Record of immunizations
    • Parent/Guardian Photo ID
    • Proof of Income



    • Certified birth certificate
    • Parent/guardian photo identification
    • Record of Immunizations (must be submitted no later than 30 days after the first day of attendance)
    • NC Health Assessment (Required for students who have never attended a NC public school. This document must be submitted no later than 30 days after the first day of attendance)
    • Custody paperwork (if applicable)
    • Current proof of residency in the attendance area of enrolling school


    Elementary Student at Desk1st – 12th grades:

    • Certified birth certificate
    • Record of immunizations
    • Last report card, withdrawal documentation or transcript
    • Current proof of residency in attendance area of enrolling school


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  • Student Assignment

    2465 Gillespie Street
    Fayetteville, NC 28306
    Phone: 910-678-2616
    Fax: 910-484-7244

    Saundra McNeill
    Student Assignment Manager

    • responsible for ensuring all students attend the appropriate school
    • helps families and schools with custody issues, residency, and family hardships involving school assignments


    Pre-Kindergarten Center
    1307 Hillsboro Street
    Fayetteville, NC  28301
    Phone: 910-483-7370
    Fax: 910-483-7824

    Sean E. Brost
    Pre-Kindergarten Coordinator

    Choice Programs

    2465 Gillespie Street
    Fayetteville, NC 28306

    Dr. Lavette Braswell
    Assistant Superintendent
    K-12 Instructional Programs

    • establish and align clear career pathways and program options that promote choice and equip students to compete for evolving career opportunities