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​​The December 11th CPCS Admissions Open House has been rescheduled for December 18th from 6-7pm due to weather.

​​​Under new leadership and completely redesigned for School Year 2018-19, Community Public Charter School (“Community Middle”) offers Albemarle families a middle years option that aims to foster creativity and intellectual curiosity through art and design, experiential learning, mastery, and student choice. As a lab school, CPCS designs and pilots evidence-based approaches to student-cen​tered learning for possible scale to the five ACPS comprehensive middle schools. Admission to CPCS is open to any Albemarle resident on a lottery basis and students leave our school prepared for any academic high school pathway or program they choose to pursue.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Admissions for SY 2019-20 is now closed

​​​Important Dates for SY 2020-21 Admissions:

  • ​Application available:
    Nov 25
    Information Sessions:
    Nov 12, 7-8pm
    Dec 9,  6-7pm
    Jan 16, 11am-12pm
    Application deadline:
    Jan 24, 4:00pm

Admissions Process

  • Register for Student Visit (½ day) (scheduled at time of Admissions Packet submission)
    • Classroom Visits / School Tour​
    • Interview with Principal
    • Written Student Reflection

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