Student Assignment and Program Access

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Current COVID-19 Department Days & Hours (Until Further Notice)
Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Appointment Only)
At this time, visitors to the SCPS Educational Support Center must make an appointment at least 24 hours in advance. Walk-in traffic will not be allowed until further notice. Please visit our Contact Us page for more information about how to reach our department by phone or email. Please note that our department is fully able to assist families remotely (phone, email, web based/online application system) and face-to-face appointments are not necessary in order for a family to receive the appropriate assistance. We are committed to the safety of our families while still working to provide a quality service experience.

Five Steps to Explore Options & Apply Online

Step 1 – Determine your school zones based upon your address.

Step 2 - Review student assignment procedures & school choice options.

Step 3 - Determine the appropriate application timeline.

Step 4 - Complete the appropriate application via the online application system.

When applying, be sure to select the correct application category:

Magnet Schools & Magnet ProgramsElementary Region School ZonesStudent Transfer Options

Step 5 - Monitor application status and take next steps as directed.

Need Help?

  • Contact the Student Assignment & Program Access Department.

Programs

SCPS VPK
KidZone and Beyond
SCPS Great Start
The Foundation
Families In Need
ePathways