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Carbondale Community School is a public charter school of the Roaring Fork School District. As a charter school, we are funded by the State and individual donations, charge no tuition, are non-discriminatory in admissions, and provide an alternative within the public school framework.

While our spots are limited, we give equitable opportunity through a lottery system to all who apply. The lottery for the 2024-2025 school year is April 10, 2024. Applications are due April 5, 2024 . To apply ,  please complete the application linked HERE. To learn more about the CCS admissions process, please view the information below. If you have questions, email the Front Desk

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School Fees

An explanation of the costs associated with attending CCS

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CCS Enrollment

The official process we use to enroll students

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RFSD Enrollment

The District regulations that govern student enrollment

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Non-Discrimination Policy

The Carbondale Community School does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, gender, national, religious or ethnic origins in its admissions, policies, financial assistance or in any other of the school's programs.

Enrollment in Carbondale Community School is available to all students, including students with disabilities, and information about disabilities will not be requested until a student has been admitted and enrolled.  Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  For questions regarding the admission and enrollment of students with disabilities in Carbondale Community School, you may contact Roaring Fork School District or Carbondale Community School at 970-963-9647.