School Choice, Magnet Programs, and Student Records

  • Welcome!


    We are here to help you find the best school placement for your child whether that is at their zoned school, a school choice option, or a magnet program.


    You can find all the information you need to enroll your child or to apply to a choice or magnet option in this section.


    Looking for information about our magnet programs or career and technical academies? Click on the School Choice Reference Guide!


    New Student Enrollment for 2020-2021 Begins May, 18, 2020.

    Contact your zoned school to complete enrollment after completing the online New Student Enrollment Account application.

    Need help with enrolling a new student? This video will walk you through the entire process.

School Choice, Magnet Programs, and Student Records

  • Our Mission Statement : Data Accuracy Insures Success

    The department coordinates federal and state mandates, school board policy and district vision in a comprehensive model of customer-friendly service provision. 


    Our Duties and Responsibilities

    The duties and responsibilities currently performed by the School Choice and Magnet Programs Department are extensive:


    District Planning

      • Student Assignment
      • Student Reassignment
      • Process in-coming international students (I-20)
      • Develop proposals for new school attendance boundaries
      • Develop proposals for revisions to existing school attendance boundaries
      • Develop school attendance area maps
      • Assist training personnel on mapping
      • Liaison with Site Selection Committee
      • Provide school attendance maps to the public
      • Develop or revise School Board Member Districts
      • State Statute interpretation
      • State Board Rule interpretation
      • School Board Policy interpretation
      • School Board Policy development and revision (as relates to student assignments)

    Manage all student records -- (past & present):

      • State liaison for local records management.
      • Maintain and manage records archive at four sites throughout the district
      • Retrieve archived records in response to requests for transcripts, social security, etc.
      • Manage authorized destruction of confidential and other records
      • Assist training personnel on district student records procedures
      • Process (copying, mailing) student record requests from other school districts
      • Process (copying, mailing) student record requests from higher education agencies
      • Conversion of existing records into optical disk storage
      • Process individual walk-in requests for transcripts / educational
      • Process records in accordance with subpoena duces tecum for court proceedings
      • Testify to the authenticity of records produced in accordance with subpoena duces tecum
      • Management, destruction and archive of district records
      • Information processing for DCF, Kid Central, and local law enforcement agencies
      • Graduation verification for employers

    DOE Forms Control liaison

      • Manage numbering system for forms revisions / new forms
      • Chairperson, Instructional Calendar Committee