Controlled Open Enrollment

  • The application window for the 2023-2024 school year is now OPEN. 

    What is Controlled Open Enrollment?

    Controlled Open Enrollment is a public education delivery system that allows school districts to make student school assignments using parents' indicated preferential educational choice as a significant factor. 

    Please Note: Transportation is not provided for out-of-area placements.  

    What is the process for applying for Controlled Open Enrollment in Marion County Public Schools?

    Review schools listed below with available seats. If a school is not listed, it is currently over 90% enrollment and has no available seats for out-of-area or "Controlled Open Enrollment" placement. To apply, or be placed on a waitlist, submit a School Choice application by following the link to

    For greater detail on school and grade level capacity, please review the linked document.
    MCPS 2022 - 2023 Enrollment by Grade Level

    The link below contains a list of schools currently available for Controlled Open Enrollment.
    2023-2024 List of Schools Available for Controlled Open Enrollment

Elementary Schools