CMS School Choice offers families a menu of magnet and theme-based programs and schools designed to meet your child’s unique interests, talents and learning styles. Use our calendar to find opportunities to visit our schools!

Want to chat with the School Choice staff about the lottery process? Use the button below to sign up for a small-group session.

School-Based Lottery Events

  • Open Houses – Visit an open house to talk to school staff (usually administrators, coordinators, & teachers), ask your questions, and possibly tour the campus! You may also have the opportunity to visit classrooms that are in session, depending upon the time and location of the session.
  • Information Sessions – Visit information sessions to learn more details about a school’s magnet theme from school staff (usually administrators or coordinators). Parents are usually given the opportunity to ask their questions following an informational presentation. Schools may choose to hold information sessions in-person or virtually.

Note: Open Houses and Information Sessions for 2022-2023 school year will be added here as they are scheduled.

Oct
22
Fri
Virtual Information Session @ Piedmont Middle School
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Use the “ticket” to sign up for the event; the link for the virtual open house will be sent based on your sign-up.

Oct
28
Thu
Virtual Information Session @ Blythe Elementary School
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Nov
2
Tue
Virtual Information Session @ Piedmont Middle School
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Use the “ticket” to sign up for the event; the link for the virtual open house will be sent based on your sign-up.

Nov
4
Thu
Virtual Information Session @ Levine Middle College
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Virtual Information Session @ Dorothy J. Vaughan Academy of Technology
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Please use the ticket to register for this event.

Nov
9
Tue
Virtual Information Session @ Levine Middle College
Nov 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual Open House & Information Session @ Northeast Middle School
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nov
10
Wed
Virtual Information Session @ Oaklawn Language Academy
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Nov
11
Thu
Virtual Information Session @ Harper Middle College
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nov
12
Fri
Virtual Information Session @ Piedmont Middle School
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Use the “ticket” to sign up for the event; the link for the virtual open house will be sent based on your sign-up.

Nov
16
Tue
Virtual Information Session @ Winget Park Elementary School
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Registration is not required but is requested at https://forms.gle/Jz3shAsAQkf6tEfS7

Meeting link:  http://bit.ly/mohrienzoom

Virtual Information Session @ Winget Park Elementary School
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Registration is not required but is requested at https://forms.gle/Jz3shAsAQkf6tEfS7

Meeting link:  http://bit.ly/mohrienzoom

Nov
18
Thu
Virtual Information Session @ Levine Middle College
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Virtual Information Session @ West Charlotte High School
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual Information Session @ Paw Creek Elementary
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Zoom meeting ID:  927 300 7326

Password: Meeting

Virtual Information Session @ Idlewild Elementary School
Nov 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Virtual Information Session @ Dorothy J. Vaughan Academy of Technology
Nov 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Please use the ticket to register for this event.

Virtual Information Session @ Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Virtual Information Session @ Paw Creek Elementary
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Zoom meeting ID:  927 300 7326

Password: Meeting

Virtual Information Session @ Randolph Middle School
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The following Zoom session is for parents to come and participate in a Q&A session after watching our Parent Information Presentation video. Video And Slide Deck will also be posted on the RMS website under “Lottery Information”.

Meeting link:   https://bit.ly/ParentQsAs Passcode:424507

 

Virtual Info Session with Virtual Tour @ East Mecklenburg High School
Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Registration using the ticket required for link.

Session will include a brief presentation from the IB coordinator, Q&A, and link to virtual tour videos.

Nov
30
Tue
Virtual Information Session @ Randolph Middle School
Nov 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The following Zoom session is for parents to come and participate in a Q&A session after watching our Parent Information Presentation video. Video And Slide Deck will also be posted on the RMS website under “Lottery Information”.

Meeting link:   https://bit.ly/ParentQsAs Passcode:424507

 

Virtual Information Session @ Idlewild Elementary School
Nov 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Virtual Information Session @ Idlewild Elementary School
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Dec
2
Thu
Virtual Information Session @ Piedmont Middle School
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Use the “ticket” to sign up for the event; the link for the virtual open house will be sent based on your sign-up.

Dec
7
Tue
Virtual Info Session with Virtual Tour @ East Mecklenburg High School
Dec 7 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Registration using the ticket required for link.

Session will include a brief presentation from the IB coordinator, Q&A, and link to virtual tour videos.

Virtual Information Session @ Levine Middle College
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Virtual Info Session with Virtual Tour @ East Mecklenburg High School
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Registration using the ticket required for link.

Session will include a brief presentation from the IB coordinator, Q&A, and link to virtual tour videos.

Dec
8
Wed
Virtual Information Session @ Dorothy J. Vaughan Academy of Technology
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Please use the ticket to register for this event.

Dec
9
Thu
Virtual Information Session @ West Charlotte High School
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual Information Session @ Paw Creek Elementary
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Zoom meeting ID:  927 300 7326

Password: Meeting

Virtual Information Session @ Mercancas Middle College
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Virtual Information Session @ Randolph Middle School
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The following Zoom session is for parents to come and participate in a Q&A session after watching our Parent Information Presentation video. Video And Slide Deck will also be posted on the RMS website under “Lottery Information”.

Meeting link:   https://bit.ly/ParentQsAs Passcode:424507

 

Dec
13
Mon
Virtual Information Session @ Blythe Elementary School
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dec
14
Tue
Virtual Information Session @ Randolph Middle School
Dec 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The following Zoom session is for parents to come and participate in a Q&A session after watching our Parent Information Presentation video. Video And Slide Deck will also be posted on the RMS website under “Lottery Information”.

Meeting link:   https://bit.ly/ParentQsAs Passcode:424507

 

Virtual Information Session @ Dorothy J. Vaughan Academy of Technology
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Please use the ticket to register for this event.

Dec
15
Wed
Virtual Information Session @ Mercancas Middle College
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dec
16
Thu
Virtual Information Session @ West Charlotte High School
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual Information Session @ Idlewild Elementary School
Dec 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Virtual Information Session @ Phillip O. Berry Academy of Technology
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jan
4
Tue
Virtual Information Session @ Dorothy J. Vaughan Academy of Technology
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Please use the ticket to register for this event.

Jan
6
Thu
Virtual Information Session @ Idlewild Elementary School
Jan 6 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Virtual Information Session @ Piedmont Middle School
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Use the “ticket” to sign up for the event; the link for the virtual open house will be sent based on your sign-up.

Virtual Information Session @ Randolph Middle School
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The following Zoom session is for parents to come and participate in a Q&A session after watching our Parent Information Presentation video. Video And Slide Deck will also be posted on the RMS website under “Lottery Information”.

Meeting link:   https://bit.ly/ParentQsAs Passcode:424507

 

Jan
12
Wed
Virtual Information Session @ Mercancas Middle College
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Virtual Information Session @ North Mecklenburg High School
Jan 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Please register for this event using the ticket.  The link for the virtual information session will be sent to the email provided in the registration form.

Jan
13
Thu
Virtual Information Session @ Dorothy J. Vaughan Academy of Technology
Jan 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please use the ticket to register for this event.

Virtual Information Session @ Harper Middle College
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Spanish Virtual Info Session @ East Mecklenburg High School
Jan 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Registration using the ticket required for link.

Session will include a brief presentation from the IB coordinator, Q&A, and link to virtual tour videos.

Virtual Info Session with Virtual Tour @ East Mecklenburg High School
Jan 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Registration using the ticket required for link.

Session will include a brief presentation from the IB coordinator, Q&A, and link to virtual tour videos.

Jan
14
Fri
Virtual Info Session with Virtual Tour @ East Mecklenburg High School
Jan 14 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Registration using the ticket required for link.

Session will include a brief presentation from the IB coordinator, Q&A, and link to virtual tour videos.

Virtual Information Session @ Piedmont Middle School
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Use the “ticket” to sign up for the event; the link for the virtual open house will be sent based on your sign-up.

Virtual Info Session with Virtual Tour @ East Mecklenburg High School
Jan 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Registration using the ticket required for link.

Session will include a brief presentation from the IB coordinator, Q&A, and link to virtual tour videos.

Jan
18
Tue
Virtual Information Session @ Randolph Middle School
Jan 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The following Zoom session is for parents to come and participate in a Q&A session after watching our Parent Information Presentation video. Video And Slide Deck will also be posted on the RMS website under “Lottery Information”.

Meeting link:   https://bit.ly/ParentQsAs Passcode:424507

 

Virtual Information Session @ Idlewild Elementary School
Jan 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Virtual Information Session @ Idlewild Elementary School
Jan 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jan
20
Thu
Virtual Information Session @ Piedmont Middle School
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Use the “ticket” to sign up for the event; the link for the virtual open house will be sent based on your sign-up.

Feb
22
Tue
Virtual Info Session with Virtual Tour @ East Mecklenburg High School
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Registration using the ticket required for link.

Session will include a brief presentation from the IB coordinator, Q&A, and link to virtual tour videos.