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School Choice Application

Volusia School District School Choice Application

2023-2024 Open Enrollment for the 2023-2024 is now closed.

You may submit a late application, please see below.

Volusia County Schools 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. The controlled open enrollment process allows a parent from any school district in the state to apply to enroll his or her child and transport his or her child to any public school that has not reached capacity. The Volusia County School District cannot guarantee placement at a specific school due to factors such as over-crowding, program placement, class size, etc.

Students new to Volusia schools or new incoming kindergarten may find their zoned school  by clicking on the following link Zoned School.

Please read all of the following information before completing a School Choice Application:

  1. A student may receive only one choice assignment in a school year.

  2. An applicant granted a choice assignment shall register the student at the school by the third day of the new school year. If the student fails to begin attending classes the choice assignment shall be deemed forfeited.

  3. A parent or legal guardian may discontinue a choice assignment within a school year at the end of a grading period or semester.

  4. Do not withdraw your student from your zoned school until you have a approved variance to your School of Choice. 

  5. A student who is subject to a current expulsion or suspension from any public or private school is ineligible to apply for a choice assignment.

  6. A separate application must be completed for each student.

  7. The school district will notify each family by email or letter from the School Choice Office.

  8. Transportation to and from school is the responsibility of the family.

  9. In order to remain in your School Choice Placement, your student must:

    • Comply with the Student Code of Conduct.

    • Maintain satisfactory academic performance.

    • Maintain satisfactory school attendance.

    • 10. Families who have moved to a different area within Volusia County and would like to stay at their current school may submit an application​ along with proof of residency to remain at their currently enrolled school for the remainder of the school year.​ Parents will need to re-apply for the following school year.

    • 11. Academies and other academic programs requiring an application for admission, shall be processed at the school level, based upon program qualifications and space availability in the program. a variance is not needed.


All Choice applications received after march 1, 2023,  are considered late. Late applications are considered only after all applicants been assigned to the requested Choice School. Students applying after Open Enrollment will be placed on a waitlist. The waitlist will be open throughout the year.

Transfers will only be allowed at the end of the first grading period, and the end of the first semester. There are no appeals conducted for late applications.  The waitlist does not roll to the upcoming school year. 

Parents who are interested in submitting a Late Choice application for the 2023-2024 School Year may do so by applying below.  If you do not have access to a computer, you may complete a paper application at the school of choice. 

Apply here for the Late 2023-2024 School Choice Application:


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IOnly one application will be evaluated per student per year. Duplicate applications will be returned or denied by the district.
To check the status of your School Choice Application please email:


School Choice Contact:


386-734-7190 Ext. 20512