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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.


​​Timeline and Important Dates

  • October 1: Information Posted for Upcoming School Year
  • November 26​: Admissions Packet Available
  • Community Middle School Open House Dates (6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
  • January 25, 2019: Admissions Request Deadline
  • March 1, 2019: Admisions Process Concludes - ​Lottery Drawn - Acceptance / Waitlist Notifications Sent
  • March 15, 2019: Deadline to Accept Seat

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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