Welcome to the CCS
Early College Program!
Application Information for 2017-2018
County is home to the Cabarrus Kannapolis Early College and the Cabarrus Early
College of Technology. Students will
apply to both Early Colleges with only one application. Students will be
able to list a preference, but the district will decide the final placement.
- Must be a resident of Cabarrus County and includes those living in the
Kannapolis City Schools District.
- Must apply during 8th grade year. (For students currently
enrolled in a Cabarrus County or Kannapolis City high school that want to take
community college classes, they should contact their school counselors and ask
about the Career and College Promise Program.)
- Application - Students will complete the application online from the Cabarrus
County Schools - School Choice website. The teacher recommendation form
must be turned into their middle school counselors.
- Interviews - As part of the application process, both the students and parents
must participate in an interview. Applicants will be contacted to
schedule the interviews.
- Notification - After all interviews are completed, all applicants are
notified by mail as to the status of their application.
Early Colleges are part of the Cabarrus County Schools - School Choice Program
and will follow the School Choice Program application timeline. The
following are important dates in the application process.
October 18 - CCS Magnet Fair
6:30-8:30 at JN Fries Middle
This is a drop-in event where
you can get basic information on all of the High School options.
October 26 - Early College Program Prospective Student Night
RCCC CBTC Campus in the Cabarrus Tech Building. 670 Concord Parkway N., Concord, NC 2827
Prospective students and their families will be able to hear
presentations on BOTH early colleges, talk with teachers and students, and tour
the Cabarrus Tech Early College facilities. Interviews will be held on
the Early College campus so students can see both schools. Students are asked to attend the session of
their current middle school.
1st Session 5:30 - 6:30pm – Kannapolis/Harris
Road/Home Schooled, Private School, and others
2nd Session 6:30 - 7:30pm – Hickory
Ridge/J. N. Fries/Northwest Cabarrus
3rd Session 7:30 - 8:30pm – Mt. Pleasant/C.C. Griffin/Concord/Winkler
November 18 – December 21 at 12pm - Application Open