School Choice

Applications being accepted for the 2018-19 school year.

School Choice applications for the 2017-18 school year are no longer being accepted. If you want to change schools during the 17-18 school year, please follow the school transfer process.

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.

Deadlines, school notifications about school choice applications, and when families need to respond to schools about their decision are included in the timelines below:


Consideration periods for applications

First-consideration periods for school choice applications for the 2018-19 school year are now closed. Second consideration application periods opening soon!

  • Secondary schools (6-12 grades) -  Second-consideration application period for secondary schools will open 8 a.m., Monday, Feb. 12.
  • Elementary schools (K-5 grades) - Second-consideration application period for elementary schools will open at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20.


School Choice Website & Application

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Communication with schools:

With the School Choice system, all 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.


For questions about School Choice, call 970-490-3302 for elementary schools or 970-490-3201 for secondary schools.