General Information

Welcome to the online application system for Seminole County Public Schools. Using this system, you will be able to submit applications for your students for the following application types:

  1. Voluntary Pre-K
  2. Elementary Region School Zones
  3. Magnet Schools & Magnet Programs
  4. Programs of Emphasis
  5. Controlled Open Enrollment
  6. SCPS Board Approved Transfers and Assignments

Important Only one parent/guardian account is needed for all students and all applications for all school years. There will never be a need to create a second account. Creating multiple accounts could potentially cause application issues and delays.

All applications will be checked for accuracy. Any falsification of information may result in the application not being processed or the application rescinded. 

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Available for 2024-2025 School Year

Elementary Region School Zone (2024-2025 School Year) (January 1, 2024 - August 1, 2024)

  • All residential addresses will be zoned to one elementary school, one middle school, and one high school except for those addresses which are zoned to an elementary region school zone. Those addresses are zoned for any one of three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.
  • Students residing in Region 1, Region 2, or Region 3 are assigned to any one of the three schools.
  • Families in these school zones must receive a school assignment before they can enroll their student at a school.
  • Parents/Guardians designate by rank order their preference for their student among the schools located within the region.
  • Student assignment will be based upon the following criteria: space availability, socioeconomic diversity, family preference, preference zone addresses, and sibling placement.
  • Transportation is provided to all students who live more than 2 miles from their assigned school.
  • Region 1 Schools: Bentley Elementary, Idyllwilde Elementary Future Ready Academy, Wilson Elementary
  • Region 2 Schools: Bentley Elementary, Crystal Lake Elementary, Wicklow Elementary School for Global Pathways
  • Region 3 Schools: Hamilton Elementary School of Engineering & Technology, Midway Elementary School of the Arts, Pine Crest School of Innovation

Magnet Programs (2024-2025 School Year) (January 1, 2024 - August 8, 2024)

  • Magnet Schools & Magnet Programs are high-quality and innovative educational programs that specialize in a particular theme and are open to all Seminole County students.
  • Transportation is provided to all students who live more than 2 miles from the school/program.
  • Elementary School Magnet Programs: Goldsboro Elementary School of Math, Science, & Technology, Hamilton Elementary School of Engineering & Technology, Idyllwilde Elementary Future Ready Academy, Midway Elementary School of the Arts, Pine Crest Elementary School of Innovation, Wicklow Elementary School for Global Pathways
  • Middle School Magnet Programs: Millennium Middle School of Fine Arts & Communication, Milwee Middle School of Pre-Engineering, Sanford Middle School of Math, Science, & Technology, South Seminole Academy of Leadership, Law, & Advanced Studies (all four middle school magnets offer students the opportunity to participate in the SCPS Pre-IB Preparatory Program via the SCPS Pre-IB Program Track)
  • High School Magnet Programs: Academy of Engineering @ Lyman High School, Academy of Health Careers @ Seminole High School, Crooms Academy of Information Technology, International Baccalaureate Diploma Program @ Seminole High School, International Baccalaureate Diploma Program @ Winter Springs High School

Controlled Open Enrollment (2024-2025 School Year) (April 15, 2024 - January 16, 2025)

  • Controlled Open Enrollment is a school choice option outlined in Florida Statutes, section 1002.31, which allows Florida residents the opportunity to apply to a specifically designated controlled open enrollment Seminole County Public School outside their geographic attendance zone.
  • In order to maintain statutory compliance for Controlled Open Enrollment, Seminole County Public Schools will:
    • Identify schools that have not reached capacity, as determined by the school district.
    • Ensure that students residing in the district are not displaced by a student from another district.
    • Maintain socioeconomic and demographic balance.
    • Maintain existing academic eligibility criteria for public school choice programs.
  • Transportation is not provided for controlled open enrollment.
  • Available options are updated annually.

SCPS Board Approved Transfers and Assignments (2024-2025 School Year) (February 1, 2024 - January 16, 2025)

  • School choice/student assignment options permitted under School Board Policy 5120 which are designed to minimize overcrowded conditions, promote and maintain a diverse student enrollment, comply with certain state statutes, and accommodate family choice to the maximum extent possible.
  • Options include: SCPS employee/student transfers, capacity transfers, maximization transfers, diversity transfers, academic year completion transfers, rising 5th/8th/12th grade student transfers, pending move transfers, out of zone sibling transfers, hope scholarship transfers, and class size assignments.
  • Transportation is provided in limited instances for diversity transfers and class size assignments.  Transportation is not provided for all other options/assignments.
  • Available options are updated annually.

Program of Emphasis Transfer (2024-2025 School Year) (February 1, 2024 - August 31, 2024)

  • Programs of Emphasis provide a focused area of study centered around a career pathway.
  • Students who are zoned for the school may select a Program of Emphasis via course scheduling and should speak with a school counselor.
  • A limited number of seats in these programs may be available for 9th-12th grade students who are not zoned to the school.
  • Transportation is not provided for Program of Emphasis transfers.
  • Hagerty High School: Academy of Advanced Learning Technologies; Lake Brantley High School: Academy of Finance, Creative Design & Entertainment; Lake Howell High School: Business & Entrepreneurship, Culinary Arts, Cybersecurity; Lake Mary High School: Advanced Manufacturing & Innovation, Forensic Science & Legal Studies; Lyman High School: Academy of Building & Design; Oviedo High School: Bioscience Technology; Seminole High School: Aviation Academy, Problem Solving Incubator (PSI High); Winter Springs High School: Public Service Academy, Renewable Energy

Available for 2023-2024 School Year

Elementary Region School Zone (2023-2024 School Year) (July 3, 2023 - May 31, 2024)

  • All residential addresses will be zoned to one elementary school, one middle school, and one high school except for those addresses which are zoned to an elementary region school zone. Those addresses are zoned for any one of three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.
  • Students residing in Region 1, Region 2, or Region 3 are assigned to any one of the three schools.
  • Families in these school zones must receive a school assignment before they can enroll their student at a school.
  • Parents/Guardians designate by rank order their preference for their student among the schools located within the region.
  • Student assignment will be based upon the following criteria: space availability, socioeconomic diversity, family preference, preference zone addresses, and sibling placement.
  • Transportation is provided to all students who live more than 2 miles from their assigned school.
  • Region 1 Schools: Bentley Elementary, Idyllwilde Elementary Future Ready Academy, Wilson Elementary
  • Region 2 Schools: Bentley Elementary, Crystal Lake Elementary, Wicklow Elementary School for Global Pathways
  • Region 3 Schools: Hamilton Elementary School of Engineering & Technology, Midway Elementary School of the Arts, Pine Crest School of Innovation

SCPS Board Approved Transfers and Assignments (2023-2024 School Year) (July 3, 2023 - May 31, 2024)

  • School choice/student assignment options permitted under School Board Policy 5120 which are designed to minimize overcrowded conditions, promote and maintain a diverse student enrollment, comply with certain state statutes, and accommodate family choice to the maximum extent possible.
  • Options include: SCPS employee/student transfers, capacity transfers, maximization transfers, diversity transfers, academic year completion transfers, rising 5th/8th/12th grade student transfers, pending move transfers, out of zone sibling transfers, hope scholarship transfers, and class size assignments.
  • Transportation is provided in limited instances for diversity transfers and class size assignments.  Transportation is not provided for all other options/assignments.
  • Available options are updated annually.



For More Information, Contact:

Voluntary Pre-K Department
239 Rinehart Road 
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: (407) 320-0463
Email: scpsvpk@scps.us
Website: www.scps.k12.fl.us/district/departments/voluntary-pre-k

Student Assignment and Program Access Department 
400 East Lake Mary Boulevard
Sanford, FL 32773
Phone: (407) 320-0329
Email: SCPSChoices@scps.us

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