TO APPLY FOR GRADES K-8, SEE BELOW.  To apply for Pre-K, please call the school at 443-984-3385.

Complete a Lottery Application for each child applying to SBCS. The paper application can be found here or you can apply online by clicking here and completing the form. The SBCS admissions lottery for the upcoming 23-24 school year takes place in February 2023. Lottery applications will be accepted until February 15, 2023.  Please complete a separate application for EACH child applying to the school. If you do not apply online, applications should be completed in blue or black ink and may be hand delivered, mailed, or faxed to:

Southwest Baltimore Charter School
1300 Herkimer Street
Baltimore, MD  21223

Fax: 410-244-0410

Lottery applications not received by 5 p.m. on February 15, 2023 will be placed on our Wait List and considered only if space becomes available. All applicants will be notified by mail of the admissions lottery results in March of 2023.

If your child has been chosen from the lottery, you will be notified by mail. You must complete and return the Letter of Acceptance no later than April 14, 2023 in order to confirm your child's placement. If your child has been placed on our wait list you will be notified by mail.  The wait list letter will explain the wait list process and state your child's wait list placement number.

Once you have returned the Letter of Acceptance form you will receive by mail dates for orientation and registration. Orientation is mandatory.  After attending orientation, you will receive a registration packet with forms to complete and return. Questions?  Email us at