Lottery and Transfer Information

  • 2024-25 Middle and High School Transfer Cycle

    DATES Apply via ParentVUE
    Start: November 15, 2023 at 8:00 AM  
    End:  December 22, 2023 at 5:00 PM (Lottery only)   

              Dual Assignment Decisions due by December 22


    Detailed information regarding the lottery and next school assignment will be sent to 5th and 8th grade families once school resumes. Use the menu on the left to learn about lottery procedures.

    How to apply for the Transfer Cycle:
    English | Español | Tiếng Việt | 中文 | Русский | Soomaali

    Need to make changes to your application? Please email or call 503-916-3205. Note: If you submit a new application, your existing application will be cancelled.

    Lottery slots:

    Dual Assignment Choices

    8th grade families residing in a Dual Assignment Zone will be given the chance to choose between Jefferson Middle College or their comprehensive high school. Learn about the Jefferson Modernization at

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  • Hardship Petitions 

      Apply via ParentVUE
    PPS families use the hardship petition process to request a transfer out of a child’s current/assigned school and into a different school. See the Petition Process Overview page

    Select 2023-24 for immediate transfer or 2024-25 for transfers that begin next school year.

    How to submit a Petition in ParentVUE: Instructions

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ETC News

  • 2024-25 Elementary School and ACCESS Academy Lottery window: February 15, 2024 - March 15, 2024. The Petition Process for incoming grades of Kinder - 5th remains open after the lottery closes.

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  • Call:

    English:          503-916-3205
    Español:         503-916-3205
    Tiếng Việt:     503-916-3584
    中文:                503-916-3585
    Русский:        503-916-3205
    Soomaali:      503-916-3586 


    Visit: Enrollment & Transfer Center at 501 N. Dixon St, Suite 140
    (Call first for an appointment)