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Status & Updates

Specialty Programs Updates

*NEW* 2019-2020 Applications is available now through March 12, 2019. 

Lottery brochures available for download in ENGLISH and SPANISH.   

     Please check back, this page will be updated as news becomes available.


  Charter Schools Updates


*NEW* Charter School Lottery Results for School Year 2019-2020

The Charter School Lottery was run on February 11, 2019.

Lottery results will be mailed on a rolling basis beginning Monday, March 4th via US First Class mail.  If you have not received a letter regarding your placement status by Monday, March 18th, send an email to  Please allow the full ten business days before you contact the office with regards to lost/non-delivered mail.  You can also visit the web page to view your results. You will need the Application Number from the email receipt you received when you submitted your application. If you cannot find your application confirmation, you will have to wait until you receive your formal letter in the mail. Requests for confirmation numbers will only be sent after March 18th.  In compliance with our procedures and fairness to all parents who are as eager and excited about the results, you will have to wait until that time.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  You requests may be emailed to

If your child received a placement offer and you wish to accept the offer, you must return a signed copy of your results letter to the selected Charter School by the deadline indicated on your offer letter. Contact information for Charter Schools can be found at  If no response is received by the deadline, we will interpret that you are declining the placement offer. Your child will remain on the wait lists of other charter schools to which you applied. 

If your child is on the waiting list, you will be contacted via email or phone by the charter school directly beginning April 1, 2019 if a seat becomes available. Space is monitored and placement offers will be made until September 30, 2019.

Please note that once you accept a placement your child is removed from the wait lists of all other charter schools.

If you need assistance, email

Thank you for your support of Prince George's County Public Schools and good luck!

2019-2020 Lottery Application is now closed.
Parents/guardians should receive placement/wait list notifications 
via US Mail by mid-March 2019. 

The 2020-2021 Lottery application will be available in November 2019.   

   Please check back, this page will be updated as news becomes available.

 For information about the Charter Schools, please contact the individual school or 
the Charter School Office at 301-808-8150.

Pupil Accounting
14201 School Lane, Room 211
Upper  Marlboro,  MD 20772
301-952-6300 Phone
301-952-6784 Fax  


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