High School Students

Choice Programs

Important Dates

Visit the virtual Showcase of Schools launching October 20, 2020! Visit the Showcase website

The Choice program application will be available November 2, 2020.  ___________________________

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 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.

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2021-2022 Choice Booklet

(en Español)     

(an Kreyòl)

Download the Choice booklet



Controlled Open Enrollment

Important Dates

The Controlled Open Enrollment application FY21 is now closed. Late applications will not be accepted.

FY22 applications will be available in April 2021.

Parents seeking a school choice options may apply through Controlled Open Enrollment (COE). 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.

Click here to set up a parent/guardian account or to log in to your existing account

Click here to view the list of schools available for the 2021-2022 school year (Available May 2021)



Important Dates

Reassignment requests for second semester will be accepted October 15 - November 20, 2020.



Parents may apply for a student reassignment for their child to attend another school where space exists, during specified application windows.

SDPBC employees seeking reassignment options for their child should visit the District Hub for additional information.

All reassignments will be reviewed according to the criteria outlined in School Board policy 5.015.

Click here to set up a parent/guardian account or to log in to your existing account

Click here to view the list of schools available for the second semester of the 2020-2021 school year.


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.

School District of Palm Beach County

Non-Discrimination Statement

The School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida, prohibits discrimination in admission to or access to, or employment in its programs and activities, on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or sexual orientation, marital status, age, religion, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic prohibited by law. The School Board also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The School District of Palm Beach County offers the following career and technical programs, including career academies wherein students may earn industry certification, visit the Programs of Study page for more information as well as a list of classes.

Lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation. The district may assess each student’s ability to benefit from specific programs through placement tests and counseling, and, if necessary, will provide services or referrals to better prepare students for successful participation.

Declaración sobre la No-Discriminación

El Distrito Escolar del Condado de Palm Beach prohíbe la discriminación en la admisión, acceso o empleo en sus programas y actividades basándose en la raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo u orientación sexual, estado civil, edad, religión, discapacidad, información genética, identidad o expresión del género o cualquier otra característica prohibida por la ley. La Junta Escolar también provee acceso equitativo a Boy Scouts y a otros grupos juveniles designados.

El Distrito Escolar del Condado de Palm Beach ofrece programas técnicos y profesionales, incluyendo las academias de carreras en las que los estudiantes pueden obtener la certificación industrial, visiten la página de los Programas de Estudio para obtener más información, así como una lista de las clases.

La falta de conocimientos del idioma inglés no será una barrera para la admisión y la participación. El Distrito puede evaluar la capacidad de cada estudiante para beneficiarse de los programas específicos a través de pruebas de colocación y consejería, y si es necesario, proporcionará servicios o referencias para preparar mejor a los estudiantes para una participación exitosa.

Deklarasvon Kont Diskriminasyon

Komite Dirijan Distri Lekòl Rejyon Palm Beach, Florid, entèdi diskriminasyon pandan admisyon oswa pou gen aksè, oswa travay nan pwogram ak aktivite li yo, sou baz ras, koulè, nasyonalite, sèks oswa oryantasyon seksyèl, kondisyon matrimonyal, laj, relijyon, andikap, enfòmasyon jenetik, ekspresyon preferans oswa idantite seksyèl, oswa nenpòt lòt karakteristik lalwa entèdi. Komite Dirijan Distri Lekòl Ia bay aksè legal tou ak oganizasyon Eskout pou ti gason yo ak lòt kalite gwoup jenn yo idantifye.

Distri Lekòl Rejyon Palm Beach ofri pwogram teknik ak karyè, tankou akademi pou karyè yo kote elèv yo kapab jwenn sètifika endistriyèl. Pou plis enfòmasyon ak pou w jwenn yon lis klas yo, vizite paj pwogram yo.

Si w pa pale anglè byen sa pa p anpeche w patisipe. Distri a kapab evalye kapasite chak elèv pou benefisye plasman apati tès oswa konsèy, epi si nesesè li kapab bay rekòmandasyon oswa sèvis pou byen prepare elèv yo pou patisipe ak siksè.

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.