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New 2020/21 School Choice Application Window Takes Place August 3-5, 2020

July 28, 2020

School Choice

Attention parents and guardians! Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) announces the addition of a new School Choice application window for the 2020/21 school year. The three-day application window is open August 3 – 5, 2020, and will be the final application opportunity for School Choice for the upcoming school year.

Parents and guardians may submit their School Choice application online at for magnet programs and school reassignments at schools that still have available seats  following previous School Choice application windows. Application results will be provided on August 14, allowing families to plan for eLearning prior to the start of the school year on August 19. 


Online Applications May Be Submitted

Application Status Notification

August 3, 2020 - August 5, 2020  (Application window opens at 8 a.m. on August 3)

August 14, 2020


Please note:

  • Families of students placed in a waitpool following the Phase I application window or previous Phase II application windows, do not need to submit another application in August, unless a different school or magnet program is The application remains active during the entire process, which includes the newly added application window.
  • Families submitting their first School Choice application during the new application window will receive an email confirmation and have their child’s application status updated on the Check Your Status webpage.
  • If a student’s current or previous application (for students in the waitpool) is not awarded as of August 14, parents should arrange for their child to attend their assigned school.

To learn more about School Choice options, application windows and notification timelines, and to apply online (beginning

August 3, 2020 at 8 a.m.), visit

Parents and guardians are encouraged to explore all the District’s School Choice options. BCPS is a national leader in offering innovative, personalized learning programs to meet students’ interests and prepare them for college and careers.

For more information, contact the Office of School Choice at




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