Enrollment for the 2024-25 school year is currently OPEN. Please follow the directions below to apply for our lottery by February 29th.


How to Enroll Your Child for Raleigh Oak Charter

We use an annual lottery to determine enrollment and waiting lists. We welcome students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin. 


You do NOT need to attend the virtual lottery webinar to be eligible for admission. Admission offers and waitlist notifications will be sent to families via email/text within the hour that the lottery runs. You can check your status using your SchoolMint account at any time.

Families looking to apply for our waitlist can complete an application through SchoolMint, our lottery and registration management system.

SchoolMint Application Website:


Need help or have account questions? Head on over to the SchoolMint Help Dashboard by clicking HERE.

IS ROCS the right Fit for your child?

Raleigh Oak Charter school provides:

  • Intentional philosophy of head, heart, and hand,
  • Caring staff utilizing the Waldorf methods of learning with lots of hands on activities,
  • “Rooted in nature” based play with outside time in all different types of weather,
  • Small class size (less than 22) and a diverse learning community
  • Arts integrated Holistic approach with limited technology, and
  • Real life skills like sewing, knitting, gardening, and cooking!

In a recent survey Raleigh Oak Charter School parents said that they believe that 100% of the ROCS staff truly care about the students and over 97% go above and beyond their job description as a teacher!


No tuition or any other fees are required to attend our school, but you must be a resident of North Carolina. 


Our lottery is weighted to encourage applicants who qualify for free or reduced lunch.


Complete your lottery application by February 29th. 

Our Lottery will be held in March. Parents will be notified of acceptance or waitlist status by text or email within an hour of the lottery.

See our Lottery FAQ page for more information about our lottery.

Call For Inquiry

(919) 424-7626

Mail For Inquiry




Years Established

Get In Touch

Location: 2600 Sumner Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27616

Telephone: (919) 322-2615

Fax: (919) 322-2634

Email: info@raleighoakcharter.org

School Hours: M-F: 8am - 4pm