Lottery and Transfer Information

  • 2020-21 K-5 Transfer Cycle Opens February 5, 2020

     K-5 petitions for the 2020-21 school year will not be accepted until Feb 5, 2020.

    Applications for ACCESS Academy for grades 1-8 will be available beginning February 5, 2020

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  • 2020-21 Middle and High School Transfer Cycle OPEN
    Start: November 5, 2019 at 8:00 AM  
    End: December 3, 2019 at 5:00 PM (Lottery only)  
            Dual Assignment Decisions due by December 3  

    Application Help

    Please contact your school counselor or the Enrollment and Transfer Center at 503-916-3205 with any questions about the application process.

    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. Click here for more information.

    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. Contact schools for information about program specific application requirements. Dates and times for middle school programs are here.  Dates and times for high school programs are available here

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  • 2019-20 Petitions

    Open for the 2019-20 school year.  

    See the Petition Process Overview page.

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PPS Resident Transfer Options

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  • High School Transfer Cycle

    Printable flyer with the timeline of the High School Transfer Cycle for 2020-21 school year with lottery school info sessions

    Middle School Transfer Cycle

    Printable flyer with timeline of the Middle School Transfer Cycle for 2020-21 school year with lottery school info sessions

    Elementary School Transfer Cycle

    Will be posted soon