School Choice Information

New School Choice Application Website Now Available

Poudre School District is a high-achieving district that provides academic excellence for students through its diverse schools and programs. PSD's School Choice program allows families to select the school that best meets their child's educational needs based on space availability and eligibility requirements.

Please note: Applications are not considered on a first-come, first-serve basis; they are considered based on space availability. First-consideration dates and more information are included in the timelines linked below.

For information about deadlines, school notifications regarding submitted school choice applications, and when familes need to respond to schools about their decision, please select the appropriate timeline below:

The updated first consideration period deadlines for new or renewal School Choice applications:

  • Secondary Schools (grades 6-12): Friday, January 29, 2016 (12 p.m., noon, Mountain Time)

Email notifications regarding the status of applications received during the first-consideration period will be sent during the week of Feb. 8.

The second-consideration application period will be open beginning Feb. 6 and will be available until the first day of school in August 2016.

  • Elementary Schools (grades K-5): Friday, February 12, 2016 (12 p.m., noon, Mountain Time)

To renew a student's 2015-16 School Choice application for the 2016-17 school year, please click here for information about the process and instructions.

Access the School Choice Website & Application Here

(Please note the School Choice website works best in Firefox, Chrome or Safari)

Communication with schools

With the new School Choice system, most communication is through email. Parents are responsible for monitoring submitted applications by checking email and/or their dashboard on the account created regarding acceptance of seats or requests to be on a school's waitlist.

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