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9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223
Courier #: 569
P: 980-343-9898  |  F: 980-343-2517 
Principal: Will Leach
LC: L.E.A.D. Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM - 2:15 AM
Grades: 9
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How Can I Attend CTEC


How Do I Apply to CTEC?

1-Enroll in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

For Participation in the Round 1 Choice Lottery by December 1, 2017

 For Participation in the Round 2 Choice Lottery by February 5, 2018

 For Participation in the Round 3 Choice Lottery by March 19, 2018

2- Obtain your child’s Identification Number and PIN

This will be mailed to your home a few weeks after enrollment

 You can call the Magnet Office at 980-343-5030 if you do not receive the ID and PIN numbers needed to participate in the First Lottery

3- Research the Magnet Schools

4- Enter the School Options Selection Form ONLINE

November 13, 2017 – December 18, 2017 at 10:00 pm (Round 1 Choice Lottery)


Key Dates for the 2018-19 Lottery Process


January 12, 2018 – February 19, 2018 at 10:00 pm (Round 2 Choice Lottery)

March 12, 2018 – April 2, 2018 at 10:00 pm (Round 3 Choice Lottery)

Please note:

 Transportation will be provided if the magnet school serves the student’s identified transportation zone or is a county-wide magnet program.

 Students are only waitlisted for their first choice in the lottery.

 Don’t reapply for the 2nd Lottery if you have been waitlisted for your school preference: you will hurt your chances!

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