Selective Admissions Information

  • Selective Admissions:

    Current CCS students who meet specific criteria will receive an invitation to submit a Selective Admissions application to the school for which they are eligible to apply.  The Selective Admissions application will be available on January 8, 2024 for students who qualify and must be submitted via the School Choice link in the Infinite Campus Parent Portal by January 31, 2024.


    Students wishing to participate in the Selective Admission process who are not currently enrolled in Columbus City Schools must provide the following to the School Choice Office:

    • Documentation that supports eligibility for Selective Admissions-the School Choice staff will forward information to the Gifted and Talented department for verification of eligibility
    • On-line registration must be completed using SpeedyPass
    • Enrollment documents must be presented at Central Enrollment
    • Completed application

    Selective Admission Application Deadlines for the upcoming School Year

    January 8 -  Selective Admissions applications available, via the Parent Portal, for eligible students to apply for Columbus Africentric, Eastmoor Academy HS, CAHS, Ft. Hayes HS, Arts Impact Middle School, and Duxberry Park Alternative Elementary School.  Please note, only the school for which your child is eligible will be available in the Parent Portal under Selective Admissions.

    Wednesday, January 31- Deadline for students to submit Selective Admissions applications.


    If you still have additional questions please call Central Enrollment at (614) 365-4011, or contact the FACTLine at 614-221-3228 or