2018-19 Lottery and Transfer Information

  • Petitions

    High School:  
    Results: Initial results reported in late January 2018, then on a rolling basis through out the year.  
    Elementary / Middle / Focus Option  
    Results: Initial results reported in late April 2018, then on a rolling basis though out the year.  

    Transfer to a PPS school outside the neighborhood in which you live is through a petition request. After the lottery has closed, access to focus option schools is also done through petitions. Petitions must include an explanation of the extraordinary circumstances prompting the need for the child to transfer outside of the standard lottery process. A petition is evaluated by PPS staff taking into account all stated reasons and consideration of space at the requested school. Paper Applications for your grade level and language can be found on the right of this website.

    For more information regarding the petition process see the Petition Process Overview page.

    Application Help

    If you have further questions please contact your school counselor or the PPS Enrollment and Transfer Center at 503-916-3205.

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  • Elementary / Middle / Focus Option and High School Lotteries CLOSED
     ES-MS and Focus Option Lottery results will be available late April to early May.  
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  • Pre-Kindergarten Programs Lotteries OPENING EARLY MAY
    Start: TBD  
    End: TBD  
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    Inter-District Transfer Requests

    District policies and state laws guide the process for transferring between school districts.  

    Information Regarding Interdistrict Transfer process:

    PPS Interdistrict In

    PPS Interdistrict Out

    Inter-district transfer applications will be available soon.
    Click here to sign up for news about the upcoming interdistrict transfer process.

    All PPS Pre-K spot for the 2017-18 have been filled. Applications for the the 2018-19 school year will be available in early May of 2018.  Please check back later for more detailed information.

    Use links on the left for additional transfer information. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Enrollment and Transfer Center at 503-916-3205.

PPS Resident Transfer Options

Transfer Options for Non-Residents

  • Open Enrollment

    2018-19: Closed 

    Application Window: March 1 - March 31, 2018

    Standard Interdistrict Transfer

    2017-18:  window has closed  

    2018-19: window opens in May  

    Check back later.

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