• School Choice and Student Assignment

    The School Choice application window for the 2024-2025 school year will be open February 1 – 29. 

    Five Steps to Explore Options & Apply Online:

    Step 1 – Determine your school zones based on your address.

    Step 2 - Review student assignment procedures & school choice options.

    Step 3 - Determine the appropriate application timeline.

      • The School Choice application opens in February for the following year. The 2024-2025 application will be available online from February 1 at 8:00 AM through February 29th at 4:30 PM. The Reassignment Application for placement in the Fall of 2024 will open in late March. Please note, that both applications are restricted by capacity, and reassignments are limited to a small set of qualifying factors. Neither application guarantees placement.

    Step 4 - Complete the appropriate application.

    Step 5 - Monitor application status and take the next steps as directed.

    Check email frequently & read all emails and communications completely and thoroughly.
    Pay attention to all deadlines and registration requirements.
    Contact the School Choice office for more information by phone at (941) 927-9000 ext. 32258 or email controlledopenenrollment@sarasotacountyschools.net