Lottery and Transfer Information

  • The 2023-24 Elementary School Lottery is closed. Results will be sent to families in mid to late April.  If you would like to submit a late application for consideration, complete this form. In the "reason for transfer" section, please explain why you did not apply by the deadline. Email applications to  


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  • 2023-24 Elementary School Focus Option and Immersion Lottery CLOSED
    Start: February 15, 2023 at 8:00 AM  
    End: March 17, 2023 at 5:00 PM (Lottery)  


    Lottery Results have been publicized 6-8 weeks.

    School Information Nights
    Find the dates for Connect to Kinder sessions and attend to learn all about the opportunities and programs available at your neighborhood school and focus option choices.

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  • Hardship Petitions 

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    PPS families use the hardship petition process to request a transfer out of a child’s current/assigned school and into a different neighborhood school, or a focus option/alternative school outside of the annual lottery. See the Petition Process Overview page

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  • Inter-District Transfers 2023-24

    Start: May 2023  
    End: September 2023  
     (Results on a rolling basis starting in June)  


    Transfers across district lines require permission from both districts.

    The PPS Board will decide on the interdistrict transfer procedures in the Spring. The transfer application requesting space in PPS or a release from PPS will be available after a resolution has been made.

     Inter-District Transfer process information:  Inter-District Transfer Information
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Quick Links

ETC News

  • 2022-23 Inter District Process: Contact the Enrollment and Transfer Center if you are seeking an interdistrict transfer for the 2022-23 school year. Contact information is found at

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