School Choice

Greenville County Deadlines

Stacie Bartro
November 15, 2019 - 9:25 am

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School choice and registration deadlines are fast approaching for Greenville County.

According to Beth Brotherton, Director of Communications for Greenville County Schools,  Magnet Academy applications must be in by noon on December 3rd. 

Change in assignment applications, that is a request for a student to attend a school outside parent/guardian residence, must be in by December 4th and Kindergarten and First Grade registration is December 3rd through the 6th.

Greenville County is a school "choice" district with about 16% of student population attending a school outside their assigned zone.

 

Official Press Release from Beth Brotherton, GCS Director of Communications:

Magnet Academy applications must be in by noon on December 3rd. 

Change in assignment applications, that is a request for a student to attend a school outside parent/guardian residence, must be in by December 4th and Kindergarten and First Grade registration is December 3rd through the 6th.

Greenville County is a school "choice" district with about 16% of student population attending a school outside their assigned zone. 

Official Press Release from Beth Brotherton, Greenville County Schools Director of Communications:

Magnet Academies: Application deadline is noon on December 3rd

The academic program of each magnet academy offers a theme or focus that is designed to give students an opportunity to explore a special interest, gift, talent or skill.

GCS has eleven magnet academies that focus on the arts, math and science, languages, technology, engineering, health careers, finance and law, or global studies.

Applications here: https://www.greenville.k12.sc.us/Parents/main.asp?titleid=magnet

 

Change in Assignment: Applications Due December 4

Students are assigned to a school based on the address where their custodial parent/guardian resides.

Parents may request that their children attend another school through Change in Assignment. Parents may request up to three schools.

Forms must be turned into to their #1 choice school. Assignment change is granted on space available and lottery results.

More information on the lottery process: https://www.greenville.k12.sc.us/Schools/main.asp?titleid=choice

 

Kindergarten and First Grade Registration: December 3 through 6 at Zoned School

Children who will be five years old on or before September 1 of the current year must enroll in public or private kindergarten unless the parent or legal guardian signs a waiver.

Any child who will be six years old on or before September 1 of the current year must enroll in first grade.

To enroll a new student in kindergarten or first grade, a parent must present the following at registration:

·         Photo ID from any state or country

·         Two current “proof of residency” document

·         Birth Certificate

·         Signed Certificate of Immunization or Religious Exemption

Brochure and PSA: https://www.greenville.k12.sc.us/News/main.asp?titleid=1911k5fgreg

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