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    Student Application Process for Parents and Students
    (Link to Interdistrict Public School Choice Program)

     

    Student Application Timeline for Choice Districts for Enrollment in the 2022-2023 School Year(Link for PDF)

     

    STUDENT APPLICATION TIMELINE FOR CHOICE DISTRICTS

     

    for Enrollment in the 2022-2023 School Year Document Name/Process

    From

    Received by

    Deadline

    Student Application

    Parent or Guardian

    Choice District

    12/1/2021

    Notice of Intent to Participate

    (If registered in resident district public school or applicant is Tier 1)

    Parent or Guardian

    Resident District

    12/1/2021

    District Data Entry to Calculate FY23 Choice Enrollment Maximum

    NJDOE data collection

    Choice District

    Department of

    Education

    12/2/2021

    thru 12/6/2021

    Confirmation of Enrollment

    for verification as Tier 1

    Choice District

    Resident District

    12/6/2021

    Resident District Verified

    Confirmation of Enrollment

    for verification as Tier 1

    Resident District

    Choice District

    12/10/2021

    Lottery held

    (if applicable; recommended dates)

    Choice District

    N/A

    12/13/2021

    thru 12/17/2021

    Notice of Conditional Acceptance, Rejection, or Wait Listing1

    Choice District

    Parent or Guardian

    12/22/2021

    Student's Notice of Intent to Enroll

    in the Choice District

    Parent or Guardian

    Choice District

    1/6/2022

    Student’s Notice of Intent to Enroll

    in the Choice District

    District note: send copy of each student’s Intent form to his/her resident district

    Choice District

    Resident District

    1/13/2022

    FY23 Choice Enrollment Data Submission

    NJDOE data collection

    Choice District

    Department of

    Education

    1/21/2022

    Transportation Requests

    Choice District

    Resident District

    3/15/2022

    Student Registration with Choice District

    Parent or Guardian

    Choice District

    Determined by Choice District

     

     

     

    Late applications Districts may accept late applications after the December 1, 2021 deadline, however, no new applicants can be enrolled above the district’s approved maximum enrollment for FY2023. Late applicants can be considered for enrollment only after those who applied before the deadline. If, after the NJDOE data submission deadline of Jan. 21, 2022, any accepted choice students decide to drop their acceptance, the district may replace them with students on the waitlist, including students who applied after the December 1 deadline - provided late applicants are considered after those who applied before the deadline.

    After the FY2023 NJDOE enrollment data collection on January 21, 2022, no additional choice seats can be added, with the following exception: Districts that accept a student with a NJDOE-approved waiver of the application deadline may enroll the student at any time and may exceed the district's approved enrollment maximum. A student who is granted a waiver will be State of New Jersey Department of Education 2 given priority over any waitlisted students. Parents can request a waiver form by emailing the Choice Program Office.  

     

Last Modified on November 8, 2021