Open Enrollment - Choice of Schools Information

  • 27J Schools 2020-2021

    Open Enrollment-Choice of Schools

    With the exception of 5th graders, 8th graders, and students in the Padilla Elementary School boundary area, K-11th grade students will automatically be enrolled into their current schools with no need to apply for open enrollment-choice of schools.

    5th graders (not attending a charter school) and 8th graders living in the 27J Schools district will automatically be enrolled into their boundary area schools, and K-4th grade students in the Padilla Elementary School boundary area will automatically be enrolled into Padilla Elementary.

    Additional information will be available mid-December 2019.

     Find Your Child's School (2020-21)


    27J Schools 2019-2020 

    Open Enrollment-Choice of Schools

    The Open Enrollment-Choice of Schools application period ended February 8th, 2019. 

    For additional information, please contact the school your child would like to attend.


    27J Schools allows any student to apply to attend any 27J school/program on a space/program available basis.

    Due to space constraints, the following schools will not be accepting new applications for Open Enrollment-Choice of Schools.

    • Brighton High School
    • Prairie View High School
    • Riverdale Ridge High School
    • Quist Middle School

    If a family wishes to enroll a student in his/her boundary area school (by primary address), there is no need to complete the Application for Open Enrollment-Choice of Schools. You may click on the Find Your Child's School (2019-2020)Find Your Child's School (2020-21) or School Boundary Area Maps links to find your boundary area schools. An Application for Open Enrollment-Choice of Schools need not be submitted if your student is currently open enrolled at his/her school of choice.

    If your student will be in Preschool, you will not need to submit an Open Enrollment-Choice of Schools Application.  Please visit the Preschool webpage.

    Notice to parents of students with disabilities:

    Open Enrollment–Choice of Schools is open to students with disabilities.

    Students with disabilities, however, may not choice into a center-based program as this can only be achieved through the IEP process.

    Please contact charter schools directly for their registration process.

    Feel free to email us at if you have any questions about Open Enrollment-Choice of Schools. If you have specific questions regarding where your student will be enrolled for the 2020-2021 school year, please include your student's name and primary address.