Thank you for your interest in The City School!

The City School is a public charter middle school currently serving 350 students in 6th through 8th grades. Founded in 2012 by visionary educators and brought to life through the hard work of dedicated parents, admission is based on a lottery system. Our school is open to all residents of California.

Waitlist Status

We update our waitlist status every 48 hours. Please refer to your original waitlist from your initial lottery results email. If you are unsure of your original waitlist number, please email TCSEnrollment@citycharterschools.org so that we can assist you.

  • 6th Grade:

    Currently accepting applications on our waitlist

  • 7th Grade:

    Closed for new applicants.

  • 8th Grade:

    Currently accepting applications on our waitlist

Our lottery for 2018-2019 will take place on March 14th, 2018 at 5:00PM. All lottery submissions must be received by March 1st, 2018. Attendance at the lottery is not mandatory, and no offers for enrollment will be made at that time.

If you are interested in enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year, you can apply to our wait list by clicking on the following link: THE CITY SCHOOL 2017-18 WAIT LIST FORM. Please notify TCSEnrollment@citycharterschools.org after completing the waitlist form.


  1. If your contact information changes it is your responsibility to notify the school.
  2. Please add TCSenrollment@citycharterschools.org to your address book so that our emails do not end up in your spam/junk folder.
  3. All general questions should be directed to: TCSinfo@citycharterschools.org


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