Student Assignment and Program Access
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.
- Download the 2020-2021 School Choice Guide
- Elementary Region School Zones
- Magnet Schools & Magnet Programs
- Student Transfer Options
Step 3 - Determine the appropriate application timeline.
Step 4 - Complete the appropriate application via the online application system.
Step 5 - Monitor application status and take next steps as directed.
- Contact the Student Assignment & Program Access Department.