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The 2024-2025 enrollment period for the sibling and public lottery will open on January 3, 2024 and run through January 31, 2024, 9:00 AM at 11:59 PM.  

All applications received after January 31st, 11:59 PM will be time-stamped and added to to the end of our lottery waitlist in the order they were received. A lottery will be conducted in February 23, 2024 to determine the admission status of applicants.  Each family will receive an email containing the status of the lottery results.

Visit our Enrollment FAQs for answers to common questions about the enrollment process, , lottery procedures, and enrollment policies.

In order to apply to Pine Springs Preparatory Academy, a you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of the state of North Carolina at the time of application.
  • Have committed that your student will be in attendance on August 21, 2024, the first day of school.
  • Kindergarten students must be five years old by August 31st of the year they apply


Please do not apply if your child does not meet the criteria above or your application will be removed.

Existing PSPA Families (Sibling) Enrollment

Siblings of currently enrolled students receive preference in the lottery for the following year. As defined by NC charter law includes half siblings, step siblings, and children residing in a family foster care home.  If there are more siblings than spaces open in the school, all siblings in that specific grade will go into the lottery but all will be placed with sibling priority so that they all priority number in the lottery over the general public.  

New Families Who Wish to Apply for PSPA (General Enrollment)

Open Enrollment is designed to give all interested parents equal opportunity for their child to attend Pine Springs Preparatory Academy. During open enrollment, all applications get equal consideration regardless of date submitted.

Applications Received After the Public Lottery

If you apply to PSPA after January 31, 2024, your student’s application will be time-stamped and added to the waitlist in the order that you applied.  There is no lottery for applications received after the January 31 deadline.