High School Students
Families with students entering Pre-K through Grade 12 have the opportunity to choose from an array of theme based curricula offerings in all grade levels. levels that provide innovative and rigorous academic instruction by specially trained teachers. Selection for placement is made in the spring of each year via a lottery process. Choice programs are available to Palm Beach County residents and students of employees of the School District of Palm Beach County only. The window to apply for a Choice program for the 2017-2018 school year is now closed.    Parents seeking a school choice option for the 2017-2018 school year may apply through the Controlled Open Enrollment (COE) process. COE allows any parent/legal guardian in the state of Florida to enroll his or her child in an eligible Palm Beach County public school. The online COE application will identify the eligible schools in which the parent/legal guardian may apply for. The window to apply for Controlled Open Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year is April 3 - May 5, 2017.   Parents/legal guardians/ PBCSD employees seeking a school reassignment for their child for the 2017-2018 school year may apply through the Reassignment process. Most requests for Reassignment can be handled through the Controlled Open Enrollment process. Reassignments will be reviewed according to school board policy 5.018. The window to apply for Reassignment for the 2017-2018 school year may apply online between June 1 - June 30, 2017.



   The Choice lottery results for the 2017-2018 school year are now available. Results will not be provided over the phone. If you have not received your e-mail, please check your spam/junk email folders and your parent portal to view your child's Choice lottery status.


Set up Parent/Guardian Account- Click here to setup new account 

Log in to Parent Dashboard - Click here to log in using your existing username and password. You can view your lottery results here!

Controlled Open Enrollment - Click here to apply for COE-Application opens after 12:00 pm on April 3, 2017

Controlled Open Enrollment List of Available Schools- Click here to view the list of schools available to apply for COE (available April 3, 2017 )

Click here to view and download the 2017-2018 Choice Program booklet





The Department of Choice and Career Options

Our Mission

Our department is committed to empowering and supporting students and their families in making informed, educational decisions leading to post secondary education and career options in order to compete in today’s technology-driven, global society.

Our Vision

Our vision is to graduate students prepared for the demands of the 21st century.









Our Mission
The School District of Palm Beach County is committed to providing a world-class education with excellence and equity to empower each student to reach his or her highest potential with the most effective staff to foster the knowledge, skills, and ethics required for responsible citizenship and productive careers.