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2021/22 School Choice Online Phase II Applications Accepted Beginning May 3, 2021

April 28, 2021

School Choice

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is excited to announce the next opportunity for families to submit School Choice applications for the 2021/22 school year is Monday, May 3 – Monday, May 10, 2021.

Parents and guardians may submit their School Choice Phase II applications online at for magnet programs and school reassignments at schools with available seats. There is also a new Phase II option: families can apply for kindergarten seats available at Nova Blanche Forman Elementary and Nova Dwight Eisenhower Elementary schools. Phase II includes three upcoming application windows (see chart below), which are all based on seats available as of the specified dates.


Phase II Online Applications May Be Submitted

Application Status Notification

May 3 – 10, 2021

May 27, 2021

July 1 – 6, 2021

July 22, 2021

August 2 – 30, 2021

Weekly on Thursdays

Application window opens at 8 a.m. on May 3, July 1 and August 2


Please note:

  • Families submitting their first School Choice application during one of the upcoming Phase II application windows will receive an email confirmation. Their child’s application status will be available on the Check Your Status webpage.
  • Families of students placed in a waitpool following the Phase I application window earlier this school year, do not need to submit another application during Phase II, unless a different school or magnet program is desired. The original application remains active during the entire process.
  • If a student’s current or previous application (for students in the waitpool) is not awarded as of August 12, parents should arrange for their child to attend his or her assigned school, which is based on the family’s primary address.


In addition to School Choice Phase II, the 2021/22 application window for the John M. McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities public school option also begins on May 3, 2021, at 8 a.m. Parents may apply at

To learn more about School Choice options, application windows and notification timelines, and to apply online (beginning May 3, 2021, at 8 a.m.), visit

Parents and guardians are encouraged to explore all the District’s School Choice options. BCPS is a national leader in offering innovative, personalized learning programs to meet students’ interests and prepare them for college and careers.

For more information, contact the Office of School Choice at



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