Lottery and Transfer Information

  • The 2022-23 Focus Option and Immersion Lottery is closed. Lottery results have been publicized on Thursday, May 5th. Log into SchoolMint to view your child's  lottery result. Click here to view the lottery summary.

    On May 24 the PPS Board of Education voted to change the locations of these programs beginning in Fall 2023:

    • Creative Science School to Bridger
    • Bridger Spanish Immersion to Lent
    • Mt. Tabor Spanish Immersion to Kellogg
    • Hosford Chinese Immersion to Harrison Park

    Please visit for details.

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  • Online Learning Academy 2022-23 OPEN
    Start: May 2022  OLA website

    Online Learning Academy (OLA) is accepting Kindergarten through 12th graders. The first step in the application process is to attend a required Information Session to learn more about if OLA would be a good fit for your student. You will gain access to the OLA Enrollment Application for the school year 2022-23 after attending the Information Sessions. Go to the OLA WEBSITE for the Zoom link and session schedule. 

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  • Inter-District Transfers 2022-23 OPEN
    DATES  Apply for a Release from PPS
    Start: April 25, 2022  
    End: September 2022  Apply to attend PPS
     (Results on a rolling basis starting in June)  

    Transfers across district lines require permission from both districts.

    The PPS School Board voted on the 2022-23 Inter-district Transfer resolution on April 19, 2022.  Details can be found at the Board Resolution 6484.

    Applications for a standard release received by 5/25/22 will receive responses before 6/1/22.

     Inter-District Transfer process information:  Inter-District Transfer Information
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  • Hardship Petitions

       Select requested school year

    PPS families use the hardship petition process to request 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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Quick Links

ETC News

  • 2023-24 Middle and High School Lottery window: November 15, 2022 - December 16, 2022. The Petition Process remains open after the lottery closes.

    2023-24 Elementary School Lottery window: February 15, 2023 - March 17, 2023. The Petition Process remains open after the lottery closes.

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