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Enrollment information for the 2024-25 School Year

Enrollment Process for the 24-25 School Year


Students attending one of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' four elementary Montessori schools (Park Road Montessori, Chantilly Montessori, Highland Mill Montessori, and Lincoln Heights Montessori) have guaranteed placement at Williams Montessori starting in their 7th grade year. We also welcome applications from families with previous Montessori experience and students transitioning with other educational backgrounds if space becomes available. We accept new students through the 10th grade year. 

All interested families who are not currently enrolled in a CMS Montessori elementary feeder school will also need to conclude the Williams admission process by completing the following steps: 

Step 1

Visit Us! Attend a Williams Walk-Through or Prospective Family Open House. 

Step 2

Enroll in CMS and participate in the magnet lottery at This year's enrollment period is 9/12-10/16 and the lottery is open 11/1-12/13. Families who apply after the lottery deadline may complete a request for transfer to JT Williams Montessori by visiting You must complete step 3 to be considered. 

Step 3 

Complete the application. Please note that this step must be completed in order to be considered and is in addition to the lottery or request for transfer. Submit the completed JT Williams Application to Donna Rice with the student's name in the subject line or mail the completed application to

Williams Secondary Montessori
Attn: Donna Rice
2400 Carmine Street
Charlotte, NC  28206

The school will be in touch to schedule an interview after the application has been received.