• The Office of School Choice is here to assist parents, schools and the community-at-large with the School Choice process. Please use the information topics on the left side of this webpage to learn more.

    School Choice, School Board policy 5004.1, provides parents with the option to apply to a school (in grades Kindergarten through 12) other than their assigned school during an open application window.


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    Important Message about our Phones

    Our department is temporarily unable to assist you by telephone. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please use our department contact form to request assistance.

    Posted 03/08/21

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     Application Status Notifications Begin March 11, 2021

    Phase I notifications begin March 11, 2021. Check your status or email on or after this date.

    Unselected Applicants Considered for Future Seats

    Applicants who were not selected will remain under consideration for future seat openings and will only be notified if a seat is awarded during a future selection for the 2021/22 school year.

    Applicants are not guaranteed a seat.

    Results will not be given over the phone.

    Posted 03/08/21

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     Application Window Begins May 3, 2021, 8 a.m.

    Phase II begins May 3, 2021, 8 a.m. – May 10, 2021.

    No Need to Reapply

    Families who applied during School Choice Phase I do not need to apply during School Choice Phase II, unless a magnet program or reassignment school change is desired.

    Posted 03/08/21

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     2021/22 Phase I Application Window Closed

    The 2021/22 Phase I application window closed February 8, 2021. All requests/documents received before the application deadline (February 8th, 11:59 p.m.) will be honored as on-time complete applications.

    Posted 02/11/21

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Contact Information

  • Office of School Choice

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-2480

    Fax: 754-321-2489

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    Janis Wint