Lottery and Transfer Information

  • Enrollment and Transfer Center staff will be working remotely while school and office buildings are closed.  Please email inquiries/transfer applications to enrollment-office@pps.net.

    Fall 2020 Enrollment and Transfer Frequenty Asked Questions

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  • 2021-22 Middle and High School Transfer Cycle OPENING SOON
    DATES  
    Start: November 12, 2020 at 8:00 AM  
    End: December 11, 2020 at 5:00 PM (Lottery only)  
       
    MORE INFORMATION

    Petitions for the 2021-22 school year will not be accepted until Nov. 12, 2020.

    Application Help

    Detailed information regarding the 2021-22 lottery will be sent to 5th and 8th grade families shortly. Please contact your school counselor or the PPS Enrollment and Transfer Center at 503-916-3205 or email enrollment-office@pps.net with any questions.

    Dual Assignment Choices

    8th grade families that reside in a dual assignment area will be asked to choose between attending the Jefferson Middle College Program and their neighborhood comprehensive high school. More information will be available soon.

    School Information Nights

    For more information regarding programs you are interested in please attend their information nights to learn all about the opportunities and programs available at focus option choices. Dates and times for middle and high school programs will be available soon.

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  • 2021-22 Elementary School Transfer Cycle and Lottery OPENING SOON
    DATES  
    Start: February 3, 2021 at 8:00 AM  
    End: March 5, 2021 at 5:00 PM (Lottery only)  

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    Petitions for elementary school grades for the 2021-22 school year will not be accepted until Feb. 3, 2021.

    Dual Language Questions & Answers

    Past Lottery Slots

     

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  • Petition

    OPEN
    DATES APPLY HERE 
    Open for the 2020-21 school year.  
       
    MORE INFORMATION

    See the Petition Process Overview page.

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  • 2020-21 Pre-Kindergarten Programs Lotteries OPEN
    DATES APPLY NOW

    Start: Late May 2020

    End: Applications accepted throughout the 2020-21 school year

     
    MORE INFORMATION
    Portland Public Schools Preschool Programs Webpage and printable applications.
    Printable Applications
     
    Solicitud para programas de aprendizaje a temprana edad
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