Applying for the 2023-2024 School Year

Anyone interested in attending CCA next year should complete the online application which starts with creating a Lotterease account. Please enter all required information carefully to ensure accuracy.

Once your application has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email from If you do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of submission, please check your SPAM and JUNK folders and set your computer to allow emails from this sender.

Applicants will be notified by email if a seat is available or of their placement on the waitlist. Accepted students will have ten (10) days to respond to their acceptance letter.

Current CCA students do not have to reapply.

For more information, contact Director of Admissions, Julia-Brent Milholen by email or phone (919-930-8058).


Central Carolina Academy is a tuition-free public school. To qualify to attend a North Carolina public school, a student must be a resident of North Carolina. County boundaries or school attendance areas do not affect charter school enrollment. Central Carolina Academy does not limit admission to students on the basis of intellectual ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, athletic ability, disability, race, creed, gender, national origin, or ancestry.

Lottery Information

A lottery is used because more students apply for admission than can be enrolled per grade level. The new student lottery application period for the 2023-2024 school year opened in December 2022 and closed on Friday, February 24th at 5:00 pm. Students in the lottery were notified through email of their acceptance or placement on the waiting list for the 2023-2024 school year.

Central Carolina Academy administers all education programs, employment activities, and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, or other legally-protected classification.