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How to Apply for 9th grade lottery:
- Click here to download the Greer Middle College Charter High School Application.
- Complete, sign and return to the GMC office no later than 3:30pm on February 1, 2013.
- Application can be faxed to 864-469-7573, emailed email@example.com, mailed to Greer Middle College Charter High School, 138 W. McElhaney Rd., Taylors, SC 29687 or delivered to the school office.
As per state law, an enrollment lottery will be held whenever there are more applicants than available spaces. Preference status will be given to siblings of GMC students (past and present) and children of Greer Middle College employees not to exceed twenty percent of the enrollment. APPLICANTS IN THE PREFERENCE CATEGORY MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION DURING THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD. The number of accepted students in the preference category will be deducted from the available 100 spaces, to give us our final number of students we can accept.
The Lottery will be held Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 3:30pm in the school cafeteria. All applicants will be assigned an applicant number; numbers will be scrambled and posted. The results will be disclosed at the lottery and posted on the GMC web site promptly. After the lottery process is complete, students will receive written notification of acceptance for the upcoming school term. Students will also be notified if they are placed on a waiting list and of their position on the waiting list. Selected applicants must affirmatively respond in writing to the offer of acceptance within 15 days of notification. Selected applicants will be required to complete an Enrollment Packet.
Frequently Asked Questions
If we turn in all our forms early, do we have better chances in the lottery?
A: No – the lottery is completely random. As long as you turn in your application by Feb. 3 at 3:30pm, you are entered into the lottery. The open enrollment window is simply to give people enough time to apply.
Do we have to be present at the lottery to accept a space if we are selected?
A: No. We will notify you of the results.
What do we do if we are selected in the lottery?
A: The acceptance letter and enrollment packet must be returned within 15 days of notification to be enrolled at GMC. After the student is enrolled, they will be contacted for a New Student Interview.
If you need additional information, please contact Greer Middle College Charter High School at 864-469-7571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
School Application and Enrollment Process:
Greer Middle College Charter High School (GMC) is a public charter high school that is authorized by Greenville County Schools. Admission to the school is open to all students who reside in Greenville County. There is no tuition charged since we are a public school supported by state and local funding.
GMC typically enrolls approximately 100 new freshmen students each year. Openings in other grades are on an as available basis. If there are more than 100 applicants after the initial open enrollment period has ended, a lottery will take place to determine which students will be admitted to the incoming freshman class.
Equal Education Opportunity: No student will be denied equal opportunity for admission on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, handicap, marital status or national origin.
Greer Middle College Charter High School is open to all students in grades 9-12. Each student should complete a basic application form signed by a parent or guardian.
Applications are accepted at the GMC campus or mailed to the school.