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 24th, 2022, the PPS Board of Directors will decide on the future location and middle school feeder patterns for Atkinson, Bridger and Lent Spanish Immersion and Woodstock and Harrison Park Chinese Immersion, as well as the location of Creative Science K-8 School.  Changes will not begin until Fall 2023.  Proposals are still in development, and will be posted at  Families will receive more information with lottery offers and will have the right to withdraw their applications.
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  • 2022-23 Elementary School Focus Option and Immersion Lottery CLOSED
    Start: February 16, 2022 at 8:00 AM  
    End: March 28, 2022 at 5:00 PM (Lottery)  


    Lottery Results have been publicized on Thursday, May 5th. Log into SchoolMint to view your child's  lottery result.

    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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  • 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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  • Dual Assignment

       DECLARE CHOICE for 2021-22
       DECLARE CHOICE for 2022-23

    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. Click here to see the Dual Assignment Instructions

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