• 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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     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.

    Application Status Notifications

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

    Results will not be given over the phone.

    Next Application Window

    Phase II window begins May 3, 2021, 8 a.m. Apply starting this date to be considered.

    Posted 02/11/21

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    More Schools Open for Reassignment

    On January 19, 2021, we opened reassignments for 22 schools on our Explore Your Options webpage.

    To make a change to your child’s reassignment application, click on the reassignment confirmation number on the Check Your Status webpage.

    Only 1 school per school choice option is allowed. If you would like to keep the existing school on your child’s reassignment application, no further action is required.

    The deadline to make a change to your reassignment or request additional school choices (magnet program school and/or Nova school) is Monday, February 8, 2021.

    All applicants will be notified by email and on the Check Your Status webpage on March 11, 2021.

    Posted 01/21/21

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    Magnet Application Grades/Test Scores Required

    Attention  – Middle & High Magnet Applicants

    Application Complete

    If your application is listed as Application Complete on the Check Your Status web page, no further action is required. You do not need to send grades and test scores to our office.

    Application Incomplete

    If your application is listed as Application Incomplete on the Check Your Status web page, visit the Required Documents web page for more information.

    Posted 12/03/20

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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