Controlled Open Enrollment

Beginning the 2017-2018 school year, the School District of Palm Beach County will offer parents and legal guardians the opportunity for their child to apply for and attend a school outside their regular attendance zone through the Controlled Open Enrollment process. Pursuant to F.S. 1002.31, the SDPBC will allow a parent from any school district in the state of Florida whose child is not subject to a current expulsion or suspension, apply for an assignment to an available school for the following school year.

 Controlled Open Enrollment—General Information

  • All students entering grades K–12 are eligible to apply
  • Non–Palm Beach County residents are eligible to apply
  • Transportation will not be provided
  • The list of schools will be available April 3, 2017
  • Schools not on this list will not be considered
  • Applications will be accepted from April 3, 2017 through May 5, 2017
  • The results of controlled open enrollment assignments will be available May 31, 2017.
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  • Late applications will not be accepted
  • Assignment through Controlled Open Enrollment will not remove a student from a Choice program wait pool

Controlled Open Enrollment Schools SY 18

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