FAQ

Application Process

  • What is the deadline to apply for a Choice program for the 2023-2024 school year?

  • I forgot my password to my parent portal. How can I recover it?

  • Will I be able to apply for more than one Choice program?

  • There is a '95% rule' that allows my child to apply to a different school as the zoned school's program. How do I know what programs my child would be eligible for with this new 'rule?'

  • Can I submit one application for both of my children?

  • How long does it take to complete the online application process?

  • I do not have access to a computer? How else can I apply?

  • Is there another way of submitting an application other than online?

  • Can I track the status or make changes to my child's application?

  • Once I've submitted the application electronically, how will I know that the submission is successful?

  • Should I allow anyone else to use my account?

  • My account has been disabled because I've attempted to login too many times. Should I set up another account?

  • Can I change my first-choice selection even though my application has already been submitted?

  • My family lives in another county and/or state but I am planning to move to the Palm Beach County School District. Am I still eligible to apply?

  • I moved but haven't updated my address at my school yet. Can I still apply?

Selection Process

  • Are students selected based on a first-come, first serve process?

  • When is the lottery conducted?

  • When is the lottery conducted?

  • How are student choices selected in the lottery?

  • I was assigned to my first choice. What do I do next?

  • I was assigned to my second choice. What are my options?

  • I am in a wait pool for both Choice programs I selected. What happens next?

  • When will parents be notified if they are selected to participate in a program?

  • What if my child is not selected for the initial lottery process?

  • I submitted an application for more than one child. One child was assigned through the lottery but his/her sibling (twin/multiple) did not get assigned. How do I assure they will attend the same school?

  • If my child is currently in a Choice program and applies to a different choice program at the same school, does he/she automatically get in?

  • If my child is currently enrolled in a Choice program, do they need to reapply for the following school year?

  • Can I submit my Choice application to a staff member at my child's current school for them to submit it on my behalf?

Post Lottery Procedures

  • Will I automatically be registered at the Choice school if I am selected into the program through the random lottery selection?

  • Will transportation be provided to the Choice school?

  • Why was I considered ineligible for the program I selected?

  • What additional Choice options do I have for the 2023-2024 school year?

  • Additional Choice Program Information