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Specialty Programs (PreK-8) and Public Charter Schools Lottery Information and Application Updates

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IMPORTANT: If you submitted an online application last year (and have an existing family dashboard account), you will need to update your child's expected grade on the student profile page before you submit an application for the 2023-2024 school year.
In order to submit an application, please note that YOU MUST have your child's student Identification number at least 48 hours or more before the lottery application deadline.

Log in to your family dashboard account (click here)

The 2023-2024 Specialty Programs (PreK-8)/Public Charter Schools Lottery Application
is now 
OPEN through February 10, 2023.

The 2023-2024 Talented and Gifted (TAG) Lottery Application is now OPEN through March 15, 2023.

The 2024-2025 Specialty Programs (PreK-8)/Public Charter Schools Lottery Application will be available in November 2023.

For more information about the Specialty Programs Lottery Application process,

For more information about the Public Charter Schools Lottery Application process,

Application Timeline

Lottery Process Explained

Available Specialty Programs

Public Charter Schools

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)