CMCS BOD Approved
In accordance with HB7029 (Controlled Open Enrollment), Countryside Montessori Charter School must provide seats to students that reside in Pasco County before accepting students from other counties. In order to address this and other requirements in the Florida Charter School Statutes, CMCS has established the following guidelines to satisfy the eligibility, enrollment capacity, preference, and lottery requirements:
A. Eligibility Requirements
School age children not subject to a current expulsion or suspension may submit an application for enrollment at CMCS during the specified period.
B. Application Process
Complete a CMCS enrollment application in person or via USPS during the open enrollment period established annually by Pasco County School District. If the student resides outside of Pasco County, an inter-district agreement must be obtained prior to completing the CMCS enrollment application.
C. Enrollment Capacity
Enrollment capacity shall not exceed 365 students.
Please note maximum capacity for each grade level cohort. CMCS does not necessarily enroll to maximum capacity.
- Lower Elementary (Grades 1-3): 157
- Upper Elementary (Grades 4 & 5): 93
- Middle School (Grades 6-8): 115
- Total School Capacity: 365