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    HCC Enrollment Key Dates
    Posted on 01/11/2018

    2017 - 2018 Key Dates

    The following are the Key Dates for the 2017 – 2018 Advanced Learning Eligibility Referral and Decision Process for students in kindergarten through 8th grade.

    For more information on this and open enrollment, check the SPS Advanced Learning links on

    Eligibility Decisions & Parent Notifications
    Dec 5, 2017 – Jan. 25, 2018

    2018-2019 Eligibility Decision Notification Date
    January 31, 2018
    Appeals must be made within 3 weeks of receipt of Eligibility Notification.

    Open Enrollment

    Open Enrollment for the 2018-19 school year starts February 5 - February 16. All forms received after this date will not be eligible for the applicable priority tiebreakers. All forms received during the above dates are processed timely and are eligible to receive applicable tiebreakers. Click here to download an information sheet about option school tiebreakers. Waitlists and results of Open Enrollment will be available online about mid-April (date to be determined). Assignment letters will be mailed out at the end of April to those students successful in receiving their choice school. School choice lottery for the 2018-19 school year will end on May 31, 2018. Check out the Open Enrollment Fast Facts page for more information.

    Key Dates for 2018-19

    • Jan. 8, 2018: Online Registration begins for the 2018-2019 school year
    • Jan. 20, 2018: Admissions Fair for Option Schools at Mercer International Middle School (10:00am - 2:00pm)
    • Feb. 5, 2018: Open Enrollment Begins; Choice forms available
    • Feb. 16, 2018: Open Enrollment Ends (on time applications)
    • May 31, 2018: School Choice deadline (late applications)
    • Jun. 1, 2018: Non-Resident registration begins
    • Aug. 31, 2018: Waitlists from Open Enrollment dissolve
    • Aug. 31, 2018: Non-Resident registration deadline