Columbia Public Schools Lottery Application  Columbia Public Schools Lottery Application  CPS



Applications for the Jefferson STEAM Middle School 2020-2021 school year lottery will be accepted between October 7, 2019 and November 8, 2019.

Please come back to this page in between those dates to submit your application.

Elementary lottery will run in the Spring. Elementary lottery dates will be posted in early 2020.


Things you'll need before applying:


  • Be a resident of the Columbia Public Schools District for the upcoming school year.
  • Know your child's Columbia Public Schools student ID.
  • For students not currently enrolled in Columbia Public Schools, please pre-enroll in your attendance area school to obtain a student number.
  • Have your current, valid email adddress on file in our student information system. Check the email address on file here.


Completing and submitting this lottery application will enroll your student(s) in the Columbia Public School District's lottery process.

After submitting your application, you will receive an email confirmation.

For questions regarding the lottery results, waitlists, policies and procedures, please contact your lottery application school.


For the 2019-2020 school year, after April 15, 2019, please contact the school you wish to apply for to be added to the waitlist.