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Mark your calendar for SchoolChoice: Jan. 14-Feb. 15, 2022

  The DPS SchoolChoice window for the 2022-23 school year is Jan. 14 through 4 p.m. Feb. 15, 2022.  To prepare for SchoolChoice, families — particularly those with incoming ECE, kindergarten, sixth- and ninth-grade students — should begin thinking about which schools might be of interest to them for next school year.  SchoolChoice is as

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Round 2 enrollment for 2021-22 is closed

Round 2 of the DPS SchoolChoice process closed Aug. 31 for all grades except Early Childhood Education (Round 2 for ECE remains open until April, 2022). Who is it for? Round 2 is the first-come, first-served segment of SchoolChoice for families who missed Round 1; took part in Round 1 but want to re-explore their

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Families notified of Round 1 results

DPS sent out nearly 24,000 emails and text messages notifying our families of their students’ school placements for 2021-22. Very high “match” rates again highlighted this spring’s SchoolChoice enrollment, with 93% of incoming kindergarteners and 97% of incoming sixth- and ninth-graders placed in their first- or second-choice schools.  Overall, 89% of our “transition-grade” students were

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Round 1 of SchoolChoice is closed

The Round 1 window of SchoolChoice for the 2021-22 school year is now closed. What happens now?  DPS will run its Choice computer algorithm, which is designed to maximize the number of students who receive their most-preferred school. Last year, 81% of incoming kindergartners were placed in their first choice; 83% of sixth-graders received their

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DPS SchoolChoice window is now open! EnglishEspañolEnglish The SchoolChoice window for the 2021-22 school year is open now through 4 p.m. Feb. 16. To apply, create an account or sign in using your Parent Portal username and password here. Then, rank your schools in order of preference (up to 12) and submit your SchoolChoice application by 4 p.m. Feb. 16. There Read More »
SchoolChoice Facebook Live Events EnglishEspañolEnglish SchoolChoice opens Jan. 15, and we're holding Facebook Live events on the DPS Facebook page to help answer your questions! The hour-long events, hosted by Enrollment staff members, will feature an overview of the process, then a question-and-answer period. The events will be broken down by grade. Below are the schedule and the recordings of Read More »
SchoolChoice opens Jan. 15, 2021 The DPS SchoolChoice window opens Jan. 15, so now is the time to begin researching the best schools for your student. The DPS Great Schools Enrollment Guide is a great place to start! These guides are the go-to resource for information on all DPS schools, including details on programs, transportation, enrollment for the next school year and more. Guides Read More »
SchoolChoice Results 2020-21 Enrollment Services will be closed Friday, Nov. 19, and Monday, Nov. 22 through Friday, Nov. 26. Normal hours will resume Monday, Nov. 29. Round 2 of SchoolChoice for 2021-22 is closed for all grades except ECE. Apply now for ECE. DPS sent out nearly 27,000 emails and text messages notifying our families of their students’ Read More »