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CHIME Institute's Schwarzenegger Community School 
This independent charter school offers grades from Transitional Kindergarten through Eighth Grade.  The CHIME Charter school is an open enrollment, tuition-free, public school with no specific requirements for admission (e.g., minimum grade point average, test scores, artistic ability or experience, etc.).  For additional information please contact Candace Sullivan at 818-346-5100 x233 or email at [email protected].
Lottery Application Form for CHIME TK-8 grade


CHIME's lottery application period for the 2024-2025 academic year opens on Monday, October 2, 2023, at 8 am. For a form to be eligible for selection in the lottery, the form must be complete, accurate, and received by Friday, February 16, 2024, by 3 p.m. CHIME's lottery is scheduled to be held on Friday, March 1, 2024.


In order to best serve the needs of your child, please ensure that the information provided is complete and accurate. If you have questions about the admissions process or the lottery, please contact Candace Sullivan at [email protected] for more information.

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K-8 Charter School Prospective Parent Tour
We are providing prospective parents with multiple ways to learn more about CHIME and tour our school.
1)  Live online events: We invite you to register to attend a live online presentation and question and answer session with the administration. Please click on the date you would like to attend to register. It is highly recommended that you attend an online presentation before attending a tour.


October 3, 2023 9am                                           January 9, 2024 9am


October 17, 2023 9am                                         January 23, 2024 9am


November 7, 2023 9am                                       January 30, 2024 9am


November 14 2023 9am                                      February 6, 2024 9am


November 28, 2023 9am                                     February 13, 2024 9am


December 5, 2023 9am                                      


2)  Small group in-person tours: We invite you to attend a 20-minute small six-person group tour of the school.  Each member of your group must sign up individually to attend. It is highly recommended that you attend one of the online presentations before attending a tour.Schedule Your Tour Here

If you are unable to attend one of the small group in-person tours, please note that if your student is selected for attendance via the lottery process, we will be offering families tours prior to them making a decision on enrollment. 


3) Open House events: Fall Open House for Elementary School


A Fall Open House for Middle School is in the process of being scheduled. Please check back again - thank you.

4) A pre-recorded virtual tour presentation: 
If you have questions about the admissions process, the lottery, or tours and presentations, please contact Candace Sullivan at [email protected] for more information.