Highland Mill Montessori
Elementary School
3201 Clemson Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28205
Courier #: 413
P: 980-343-5525  |  F: 980-343-5589 
LC: Central 2
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: PreK-6
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Enrollment and Open House Dates

Lottery Process - PK - Grade 1

  • PK - 1st Grade Enrollment in HMM is through the CMS Magnet Lottery Process ONLY.  The CMS Student Placementoffice handles the lottery process.

2019-2020 Lottery Information


October 7, 2019: New students may begin enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year

Last day for new students to enroll and be eligible for the Round I Choice Lottery: November 25, 2019

November 4, 2019 – December 13, 2019 at 10:00pm: Application period for the Round I Choice Lottery


Last day for new students to enroll and be eligible for the Round II Choice Lottery: January 3, 2020

January 2 – 22, 2020 at 10:00pm: Application period for Round II Choice Lottery

Open House Dates for the 2019-2020 Magnet Lottery

November 7, 2019  from 9:30-11:00 am in the media center

December 5, 2019  from 9:30-11:00 am in the media center

January 16, 2020  from 9:30-11:00 am in the media center
  • Please note that each event will begin promptly at 9:30. 
  • Sessions are for parents only.  Childcare is not available.
  • Please note that these are not drop-in sessions.  The open houses have a scheduled agenda which include classroom tours. 
*School tours are only offered on the dates listed above.*

Late Entry Process

  • Students in grades 2-6 may interview for vacant seats (if available) through the Late Entry Process.  Interviews will be scheduled only if there are vacant seats in that grade level.​
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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