Admission to all three Frederick County Public Schools charter schools takes place by lotteries underway at each school for the 2018-2019 school year. The FCPS charter schools are Frederick Classical Charter School (FCCS), Carroll Creek Montessori Public Charter School (CCMPCS) and Monocacy Valley Montessori Public Charter School (MVMPCS).
The deadline to apply for the two Montessori schools, which Monocacy Montessori Communities Inc. manages, is Monday, March 5, with the lotteries taking place March 27. The deadline for Frederick Classical is Monday, March 12, with the lottery taking place March 21.
FCCS offers classical education for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. The Montessori schools admit students from age 3 through 8th grade.
For information about each school and application details, please visit each school’s website. Each is linked from www.fcps.org/schools under Other Schools or go directly to a link below.