School Choice Information

Applications for the 2017-18 school year are now being accepted. 

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.

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:

Deadlines for the 2017-18 first-consideration application periods are:

  • Secondary schools (6-12 grades) - noon, Friday,  Jan. 27 (NOW CLOSED)
    First-consideration notification period will begin sometime during the week of Jan. 30​.

  • Elementary schools (K-5 grades) - noon, Friday, Feb. 10 (NOW CLOSED)
    First-consideration notification period will begin sometime during the week of Feb. 13.

​The second-consideration application period begins after the first-consideration application deadline and is open until the first day of class at the beginning of the school year of requested enrollment.

  • Secondary schools (6-12 grades) - starting 8 a.m., Monday, Feb. 13
    Second-consideration notification period will begin sometime during the week of Feb. 13​.
  • Elementary schools (K-5 grades) - starting 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27
    Second-consideration notification period will begin sometime during the week of Feb. 27

 Access the 17-18 School Choice Website & Application Here!

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

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.

Need more information?

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