Thank you for your interest in Carolina Christian School!

As our new enrollment season approaches, we are excited about the possibility of welcoming new students into our Carolina Christian family.  We will begin accepting new student applications during our Open Enrollment period, beginning February 1, 2021.  New student applications can be submitted through our online application portal (link is provided below).  All new students (PreK - Grade 9) will be required to complete a pre-admissions assessment as part of their application evaluation.​  High School applicants (Grades 10-12) must provide an official transcript for evaluation.

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  • Explore our school website.

  • Follow Carolina Christian School on Facebook & Instagram.

  • Schedule a tour of our school campus with our Admissions Director.

  • Open Enrollment begins February 1, 2021.

  • Utilize our "click to apply" application portal to submit a new student application.

  • Once your application is received in full, we will be in touch to set-up a pre-admissions assessment.

  • Once acceptance has been granted, you will received an online enrollment packet.  Completion of this packet will reserve your student's seat in our 2021/2022 classes.

  • Establish your FACTS billing account.

CAROLINA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

2021/2022 ADMISSIONS

 

ADMISSIONS POLICIES AND PROCESS

ADMISSIONS POLICIES
  • Students are admitted to Carolina Christian School without regard to race, color, creed and national or ethnic origins.  Carolina Christian School reserves the right to deny enrollment to, or to dismiss, any student or family that expresses direct contradiction to the CCS statement of faith, policies and procedures.

  • School records for students transferring to Carolina Christian School will be requested by the school office.

  • The admission to Carolina Christian School and the assignment of students to classes is the responsibility of the administration of the school.  Students cannot transfer from one class to another.

  • Students seeking enrollment at Carolina Christian School in PreK, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, etc. must have the appropriate birthday by August 31 of the enrolling year.

    • PreK:  4th birthday by August 31, 2021​

    • Kindergarten:  5th birthday by August 31, 2021

    • 1st Grade:  6th birthday by August 31, 2021

  • New student applications will be considered in the date order in which they are received during the enrollment period​.
  • All new student applicants (PreK-Grade 9) will be required to complete a pre-admissions assessment.  New student applicants in Grades 10-12 will be required to provide an official High School transcript.  After receipt of the transcript, if additional evaluation is needed, CCS reserves the right to request that the applicant complete a pre-admissions assessment.
  • Once available class seats have been filled, students will be placed on a waiting list.  Placement on a grade level waiting list does not constitute acceptance, and the order of selection from a waiting list is at the sole discretion of the administration. 
ADMISSIONS PROCESS

Carolina Christian School 2021/2022 Enrollment

Carolina Christian School will hold enrollment for the 2021/2022 school term in two phases:

 

1) RE-ENROLLMENT:  January 18 - 31, 2021

Current CCS Student Re-Enrollment

During our re-enrollment period, all current Carolina Christian School students will be eligible to reserve their seat on the next class roster.  Securing a student's seat for the 2021/2022 school term will require the submission of an online re-enrollment packet on behalf of the current student and payment of the non-refundable re-enrollment fee.   Please note that all current Carolina Christian School PreK students will be eligible for re-enrollment into our Kindergarten class; no student pre-admissions assessment required.  However, if our PreK teacher suggests assessment prior to Kindergarten enrollment, we reserve the right to charge for the assessment ($150).

CCS Sibling Applications Accepted:  

During our Re-Enrollment period (January 18-31, 2021) siblings of current CCS students (Preschool through Grade 12) will be eligible to submit a new student application prior to the Open Enrollment start date.  All non-refundable application fees must be paid at the time of application submission to be considered.

 

2) OPEN ENROLLMENT:  February 1, 2021

Each new student interested in enrolling at Carolina Christian School is required to complete an online application.  Applications will be made available during our open enrollment period, beginning February 1, 2021.  Each new student application requires an application fee to be paid at the time of submission and is non-refundable.

APPLICATION FEES:  $100 (Preschool:  PS2, PS3 and PS4)  / $155 (PreK-Grade 12)

Application fees are non-refundable and are require payment at the time of application submission.

STUDENT READINESS ASSESSMENTS

All new student applicants (PreK - Grade 9) are required to complete a pre-admissions assessment.  This assessment is designed to evaluate readiness and proper grade placement for each student, in order to provide the best chance for individual academic success at Carolina Christian School.  Once your student application has been reviewed, inclusive of all required documents, our admissions team will contact you to schedule an assessment appointment.  On-site assessments will take place at Carolina Christian School.  On-site assessment dates:  March 30 and April 3, 2020.   We ask that you make every effort to be available for on-site assessments.  If you unable to make the on-site assessment dates, you will need to complete the battery of assessments at ABC Educational Services in Matthews, NC.  Once assessment results are delivered to Carolina Christian School, a member of our admissions team will contact you to review the results and discuss next steps.  

 

KINDERGARTEN REQUIREMENT(all Kindergarteners)

All Kindergarten applicants are required to have a NC Kindergarten health assessment completed by the student's physician before the first day of school.  This is a requirement for all Kindergarten students, inclusive of CCS students re-enrolling from PreK to Kindergarten for the 2021/2022 school term.

 

HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENT (new applicants)

All new High School student applicants are required, in addition to the online application and student pre-admissions assessments (where requested), to complete a student questionnaire.  The student questionnaire is built into the student application, and MUST be completed and signed by the student verifying that the student completed the work.

OFFICIAL ENROLLMENT

Once an applicant has completed all the requirements for the admissions process, the student's application will be evaluated by our admissions team to make a determination on the best fit students for each of our classes.  If acceptance is granted on behalf of the applicant, you will be notified by our admissions team on how to officially enroll your student into their prospective class for the 2021/2022 school year.  The student's enrollment packet must be completed online and upon submission, the student's non-refundable enrollment fee will be required in order to secure the student's seat on their respective class roster.  New student enrollment fees are not required for Preschool age students (PS2, PS3 and PS4) as they are covered in the student's application fee.  Annual re-enrollment fees apply to Preschool students.

NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT FEES:  PreK:  $300,  Lower School (K-Grade 5):  $440,  Middle School:  $440,  High School:  $695

Enrollment fees are non-refundable and payment is required upon submission of the student's online enrollment packet.

FINANCIAL AID

Carolina Christian School desires to provide an affordable, quality Christian education.  It is our sincere hope that no family would fail to consider our school based on financial reasons alone.  As a result, we offer need-based financial aid to assist qualified families in affording a Carolina Christian education.  

To apply for Financial Aid through the school, please complete the FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment between January 18 and March 15, 2021.  For information on the FACTS Financial Aid Application Process, please click HERE


FINANCIAL AID POLICY

  • Families seeking financial aid must reapply each school year.

  • FACTS financial aid is available to qualifying students, grades K-12.

  • Families may be eligible to receive up to $1500 in financial aid based on the results of their financial aid report.

  • All financial aid granted is contingent upon the student maintaining acceptable academic progress and avoiding disciplinary problems.  Failure to do so would result in loss of financial aid.

  • Financial aid applications will be accepted with the start of enrollment through March 15th.  No applications will be accepted after this time.

  • All financial obligations such as tuition and incidentals must remain current.  Failure to do so will result in loss of financial aid.

  • Additional restrictions or adjustments may be added at any time throughout the year, as the Head of School and/or the CCS School Board deem necessary.

  • Financial aid and the NC Opportunity Scholarship are separate programs.  A student may only utilize one form of financial aid per school year;  FACTS Grant and Aid and the NC Opportunity Scholarship may not be combined.


SCHOOL CHOICE - NC Opportunity Scholarship Program
Carolina Christian School participates in the school choice opportunity provided to NC families (sometimes referred to as the NC Opportunity Scholarship).  Please note that this is a state-funded program that is not managed by CCS.  For information on the NC Opportunity Scholarship, please go to http://www.ncseaa.edu/OSG.htm.  The Opportunity Scholarship opens for applications at the end of January each year, with the priority window closing March 1st.

 
 

To request more information:


Contact our Admissions Office.

Jessica Hinson

Monday-Thursday / 8:30am-2:45pm 

704-888-4332, ext. 142
jhinson@carolinachristianschool.com

You can also request more information with this form:

Carolina Christian School

406 Renee Ford Road   Locust, NC  28097

Ph: (704) 888-4332

Fax:  (704) 888-4492

ccs@carolinachristianschool.com

An independent Christian school founded as a ministry of Carolina Presbyterian Church (PCA).