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Application for Admission

To apply to Summit, please complete the above application.

Admission policies and procedures are listed below.

Please contact for any admission questions. 

Please note that Summit accepts applications year-round.

Applications received after the annual lottery date on January 16th will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.  

Applications to attend Summit Charter School must be submitted by a child's parent or legal guardian.

Click the links below to download the application and admission policy.

Please feel free to contact the school with any questions and/or to set up a virtual or in-person tour (not required).


Admission Policy 


We are now enrolling K-12 for the 2023-2024 school year!

Summit Charter School is a tuition-free public charter school authorized by the state of North Carolina. 


Our graduates are Academically Prepared, Engaged in Community, and Strong in Character. 


As a public charter school, Summit is open to ALL students who would otherwise qualify for enrollment in North Carolina Public Schools.


The school will not discriminate against any student on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability. Summit’s admissions proceedings are guided by North Carolina Legislation § 115C-218.45.

Applications for enrollment will become available by September 1 of each year, and may be requested or picked up in the school’s office, or downloaded from the school’s website (please click here to access the digital application). Completed applications must be received at the school office or by email to by January 16.


At that time the determination will be made as to whether a lottery will be required. If there are more applicants than there are spots available, a lottery will be held on January 31, or the first day of school following January 31, should that date fall on a Saturday or Sunday. 

Please note that Summit still accepts applications year-round.

Applications received after the lottery date will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Click here to download an application.

Get to know us

We offer a variety of experiences for prospective families throughout the year, including Open Houses and private tours. Come walk the beautiful public school campus, tour the classrooms, meet the faculty, and learn more about becoming a Summit Bear. Tours will include the school's brand new high school building as well as the Summit Center, which features a gym and classrooms for music and art. Learn more about the school’s individualized education and place-based programs. To RSVP for our next Open House or to schedule a one-on-one tour and meeting, please contact or call 828-743-5755.

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