School Choice Admissions Timeline

Key Dates for 2022-23 School Year


Choice Lottery Application Window
November 15, 2021 - January 31, 2022

District Runs Choice Lottery
February 9, 2022

District Shares Lottery Results with Families
February 16, 2022

Deadline for Families to Respond to Initial Lottery Offer 
February 23, 2022

Magnet Schools

  • Barger Academy [Kindergarten - 5th Grade]
  • Battle Academy [Kindergarten - 5th Grade]
  • Brown Academy [Kindergarten - 5th Grade]
  • Center for Creative Arts (CCA) [6th - 12th Grade]
  • Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences (CSAS) [Kindergarten - 12th Grade]
  • Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts (CSLA) [Kindergarten - 10th Grade]
  • Normal Park Museum Magnet [Kindergarten - 8th Grade]
  • STEM School [9th - 12th Grade]

Open Enrollment Schools

  • Dalewood Middle [6th-8th Grade]
  • Hamilton County Virtual School [Kindergarten-12th Grade]
  • Howard Connect Academy [6th-8th Grade]
  • Loftis Middle School [6th-8th Grade]
  • Lookout Mountain School [Kindergarten - 5th Grade]
  • Lookout Valley Middle High School [6th-8th Grade]
  • Ooltewah Middle School [6th-8th Grade]
  • Red Bank Middle School [6th - 8th Grade]
  •  Rivermont Elementary [Kindergarten - 5th Grade]
  • Soddy Daisy Middle School [6th -8th Grade]
  • Woodmore Elementary School [Kindergarten -5th Grade]


Early College

  • Gestamp [11th-12 Grade]
  • Hamilton County Collegiate High School [9th-12th Grade]
  • Mechatronics Akademie at Volkswagen [11th-12th Grade]
  • Polytech Academy [11th-12th Grade]
  • Sequoyah High School [9th-12th Grade]
Lookout Mountain teacher and student

Future Ready Institutes (9th Grade)

  • BlueCross Technology Academy at Red Bank 
  • BlueCross Technology Academy at Soddy Daisy
  • Institute of Aviation at Brainerd 
  • Institute of Entrepreneurship at Brainerd 
  • Institute of Law, First Responders & Forensic Science at Brainerd 
  • Bryan College Institute of Leadership, Business & Marketing at East Hamilton 
  • Institute of Innovative Engineering at East Hamilton 
  • Institute of Engineering and Design at East Ridge 
  • Institute of Building Construction at East Ridge
  • Institute of Leadership at East Ridge 
  • Institute of Advanced Agriculture, Food, Natural Resources and Technology at Hixson 
  • CHI Memorial Institute of Healthcare and Medical Careers at Hixson 
  • Institute of Future Business Leaders and Owners at Hixson 
  • Erlanger Institute of Healthcare and Innovation at Howard 
  • See Rock City Inc. Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Howard 
  • Institute of Robotics and Welding at Howard 
  • EPB Institute of Technology and Networking at Tyner
  • UTC Institute of Teaching and Learning at Tyner
  • Institute of Health Sciences at Tyner Academy
  • UTC Institute of International Baccalaureate at Ooltewah 
  • Institute of Construction, Engineering, and Design at Sale Creek 
  • Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Construction at Harrison Bay Future Ready Center
  • Institute of Architecture and Construction at Howard 
  • Institute of Technology and Engineering at Lookout Valley 
  • Institute of Automotive Maintenance and Manufacturing at Lookout Valley
  • Institute of Architecture and Engineering at Harrison Bay Future Ready Center
  • Institute of Social Media Marketing and Sports Management at Red BanK
  • UTC Institute of International Baccalaureate at Signal Mountain
  • Institute of Media and Entrepreneurship at Soddy Daisy

Questions about School Choice?




There are several categories of schools students are eligible to apply for outside of their zoned school. Explore them further below: