Admissions 2021 - 2022

The deadline to submit applications for the lottery was 4:00 PM on Friday, February 5th, 2021. Applications submitted after this deadline will be placed on the waiting list in the order they are received. The lottery was held on Friday, March 5th, 2021 at 4pm.  

To learn more about Exploris, check out a video of one of our Information Sessions!

The Exploris School is a tuition-free, charter, public school. We welcome students & families regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Any family with a legal residence in the state of North Carolina may apply for enrollment.

Watch a video showing you how to apply:

Helpful Downloads
Lottery Policy
Exploris Equity Flyer
Lottery FAQ
Prospective Parent Night- Information Sessions held virtually via Zoom.
December 10th, 2020 at 6pm
January 14th, 2021 at 6pm
January 28th 2021 at 6pm
Prospective Family Tours
Due to COVID-19, we are not offering tours at this time
2021-2022 Application and Lottery Important Dates
February 5th, 2021 Applications due by 4:00PM
March 5th, 2021 Lottery @ 4:00PM
@Elementary Campus
17 S. Swain Street
March 12th Deadline for Accepting Seat and submitting Enrollment Packet. Student must be present on the first day of school in order to fully secure seat.
March 5th - June 1st, 2021 Waitlist processed as seats become available Families must submit Enrollment Packet within 1 week of being offered seat and be present on the first day of school in order to fully secure seat.
June 2nd, 2021 - First Day of School Waitlist processed as seats become available Families must submit Enrollment Packet within 48 hours of being offered seat and be present on the first day of school in order to fully secure seat.
First Day of School and Later Waitlist processed as seats become available Families must submit Enrollment Packet and accept seat on the same day the seat is offered and be present at school on the next school day in order to fully secure seat.