Per NC G.S. 115C-218.45 (a), any child who is qualified for admission to grades kindergarten through grade 8 in a NC Public School is qualified for admission to Sallie B. Howard School in grades K-8. SBHS shall not discriminate against any student on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, gender, or disability. Except as otherwise provided by law or the charter of SBHS, SBHS shall not limit admission to students on the basis of intellectual ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, athletic ability, disability, race, creed, gender, national origin, religion, or ancestry.