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    October 17th, 2023
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
    The Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds

    Explore over 125 elementary, middle, and high schools offering Choice and Career Academy Programs. Representatives from each school will be available to provide information regarding Choice program opportunities for the 2024-2025 school year.  This event is open to the public free of charge. Families may bring their non-perishable food item donations to the event for collection.

Applying to a Choice Program

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    Applying to a Choice Program

    The application for the 2024-2025 school year will open on November 1st, 2023 and is available online only.

    All students are required to have a student ID for the School District of Palm Beach County in order to apply. If your child has ever been enrolled in the district for school, ESE services, or Home Education in Palm Beach County please use the ID you were assigned at that time.

    The request for a student ID will open on October 16th, 2023. Please see the application site for dates and more information.

    Choice Program Eligibility
    All applicants must meet residency, age, and program eligibility criteria. The parent/guardian and the student must be full-time residents of Palm Beach County at the time of application submission.

    Pre–K and Elementary School Programs
    All students are eligible for Pre–k and Elementary Choice programs as there are no eligibility criteria with the exception of Dual Language programs.

    95% and Above Enrollment
    Students who are zoned to attend a school that has a current enrollment of 95% or more, will be able to apply to a 'like' Choice program that is being offered at another school, as their first choice. This list is generated using FTE data and consideration of current planning and status of facilities.

    These schools, identified as having a current enrollment of 95% or above, may have limited out of boundary Choice seats available. (List available November 2023)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Elementary School

  • Middle School

  • High School