Open Enrollment - Choice of Schools FAQs

  • Definitions:

    In District Student – the student lives within the 27J Schools boundary

    Out of District Student – the student lives outside the 27J Schools boundary

    School Boundary (Attendance) Area – Each District-managed school has a geographic area assigned to it that is the school’s boundary area. Students are assigned to a school’s boundary area based on the student’s primary residence address.

    To determine your the boundary area school for your student(s), use the Find Your Child's School or School Boundary Area Maps links.


  • How do I know if I need to submit an Application for Open Enrollment-Choice of Schools for my student?

  • How do I apply for Open Enrollment–Choice of Schools?

  • Can I open enroll my child at any school in the District?

  • What if my student will be in Kindergarten?

  • What if my student will be in Preschool?

  • What if my K-4th grade student lives in the Padilla Elementary School boundary area?

  • How do I know which school is my boundary area school?

  • Will the District provide transportation if my student is open enrolled?

  • Do I need to fill out an application for each of my children?

  • Will I be able to apply to more than one school?

  • What if I am unable to fill out an application online?

  • What is my student has disabilities?

  • If I change my mind after accepting placement, will my student be able to return to the boundary area school?

  • Will my acceptance to a school be based on the time my application is submitted?

  • What are the established priorities?