Choice Program

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    how to apply

     Use FIREFOX or CHROME as your browser.

    Click on the Choice Key that best fits your enrollment status in the district.

     In-District Students WITH a Parent Portal

         1. Log in to your Focus Parent Portal.

         2. You will find the application under the student information tab on the left hand side column.

    Parent Portal Key

        

    In-District Students and New Applicants WITHOUT a Parent Portal

    After carefully reading the following information, click on the key below Home Education and Former Students.

         1. If you are creating a new Parent Portal account, please have the following information ready: student's birthdate, student's birth certificate, student's ID number, and student's last 4 digits of his/her social security number (if applicable).

         2. After completing all the information, click Please take me to the portal.

         3. You will find the application under the student information tab on the left hand side column.

         4. New applicants will receive TWO confirmation emails: one for the Parent Portal and one for the completion of the choice application.

    Charter School Students

         1. Students attending any of the following charter schools might have a Focus Parent Portal Account. The Choice application is located under the student information tab   on the left hand side column. American Classical, Victory K-8, Victory 6-12, BridgePrep, Florida Cyber, Mater Academy Prep, Mater Academy at St. Cloud, Mater Brighton Lakes, SLAM, and St. Cloud Prep.

          2. All other charter school students, please follow the instructions for In-District Students and New Applicants WITHOUT a Parent Portal or call our office at 407-870-4847 to submit the application via phone.

     Home Education and Former Students

         1. You may already have an ID number with the school district. Please, contact our office at 407-870-4847 to submit your Choice application via phone.

         2. If your student has never been enrolled in Osceola County School District, please follow the instructions for In-District Students and New Applicants WITHOUT a Parent Portal.

                                  Create a Portal             

    Additional Application for Admission

    An additional application for admission is required for the following schools or programs:

    1. Celebration High School – IB Programme Only
    2. Gateway High School – IB Programme Only
    3. NeoCity Academy
    4. Professional and Technical High School (PATHS)
    5. Tohopekaliga High School (Auditions Required for Selected Programs)
    6. Osceola Business Academy (OBA)

     Reminders

         1. Every student applying must complete an application.
         2. A maximum of two Choice schools or programs preferences per application may be selected.
         3. Second choices are considered if the district is unable to grant the first choice.
         4. Available seats vary per school.
         5. Parent notification letters will be sent via email.

     *For further assistance please contact us at www.choiceprogramapplication@osceolaschools.net or call 407-870-4847.

    **For all applicants: If you decide for your child to remain at the current school, please notify our office via choiceprogramapplication@osceolaschools.net. 

     Choice for Capacity

    There are seats available beyond the offered Choice programs.  If you are not interested in a Choice program, you may select Choice for Capacity on the Choice application.
    Public School Choice is the practice of allowing all families to make meaningful decisions about how and where their children will receive a primary and secondary education from a variety of public schools and programs. In Florida, Public School Choice options may include, but not be limited to, controlled open enrollment, charter schools, alternative schools, special programs, advanced placement, dual enrollment, International Baccalaureate, virtual school, home school and CTE Academies. Public School Choice options are also encompassed in the Opportunity Scholarship Program and the McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program.

     
    Parents are welcome to submit a late Choice application for the 2020-2021 school year.

    All applications will be considered only after all applicants in the wait pool have been assigned to the requested Choice school. If you are interested in submitting a late School Choice Application for the 2020-2021 school year, click on the key below.

                                                                       Current Application

     Or you may Apply by scanning one of the QR codes below using the camera on your cell phone!  

    QR CODES2                                

    *For further assistance please contact us at www.choiceprogramapplication@osceolaschools.net or call 407-870-4847.

    **In-District Students: For students currently enrolled in a public school managed by the School District of Osceola County no further action is required; all records will be transferred internally. However, schools may request a new registration form to update contact information.

    ***For all applicants: If you decide for your child to remain at the current school, please notify our office via choiceprogramapplication@osceolaschools.net. 

     

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