Channelside Academy of Math and Science is a tuition free, open enrollment, public, charter school for eligible students residing in Hillsborough County. Our student application period is from January 4 - March 1 of each year. Applications are available at the school; the application may be completed by downloading the application from our website or by completing the application on-line. Preference is given to siblings of students currently attending the school, active military families and employees of the charter school. A lottery is held approximately 30 days following the close of the application period for those grade levels where there are more applicants than seats available.