Learn more about our Middle School Program!

The Admissions Process

CCDS endeavors to accommodate all students who apply for admission; however, because applications for admission exceed the number of spaces available, CCDS uses a computerized random selection process to determine admission status and the waiting list. Spaces are allocated to form a student body that reflects the demographics of the region in which the school is located.

Interested applicants must do the following to apply:

Click here to complete an interest form for admission (also on the Home page - click "Apply Now" in the upper righthand corner, please make sure you select 2021-22 school year). You will be directed to SchoolMint, which is our online Registration Program. If you need assistance with filling out the School Mint interest form, please visit the main office. 

Important Dates for 2021-22 School Year

  • Applications available December 1, 2020
  • Application Deadline for Random Selection Process - March 22, 2021
  • Random Selection - March 29, 2021

Additional Information

To Add Your Student to the  2021-22 Waitlist:

Click here to complete an interest form to be placed on the CCDS Wait List for the 2021-22 school year. All interest forms that were submitted by March 22, 2021 at midnight were included in the March 29 random selection process. Please contact Stacy Ferguson at 895-2650 ext. 868 or email with any questions.

CCDS conducts our admissions process through School Mint. School Mint can also be accessed through the School Mint app available at the Apple Store / iOS or Google Play / Android.

Kindergarten Applicants

A child must turn 5 years old on or before September 1 (EC Section 48000[a]). We do not make exceptions to this rule.

TK Applicants

A child must turn 5 years old between September 2 and December 2 (EC Section 48000[a]). We do not make exceptions to this rule.

CCDS cannot meet and discuss applicants who are on the waiting list. If you have a child on the waiting list, please know that you will be contacted if your child is selected.  Your waitlist number will be available to view in your School Mint account.


Phone: 530-895-2650 ext 868

Fax: 530-895-2646

Email:  Stacy Ferguson