The Shelby County Schools online application process opens up at 10 a.m. Tuesday (January 25). 

Families in the 901 are encouraged to begin applying or start considering the best learning environment for their children in the 2022-23 school year.

The Shelby County Schools (SCS) school choice application period begins Tuesday (Jan. 25).

SCS’ choices for students include schools with a specialized learning focus and competitive entry requirements or a traditional K-12 setting with a broad set of courses and extracurricular offerings.

Beginning Tuesday, January 25, students in grades K-12 may apply for two General Choice options and/or two Optional schools.

NOTE THIS:

  • There is one online process for ALL school choice applications, including General Choice and Optional Schools.

  • Apply online anytime (beginning January 25 at 10 a.m.) and anywhere using any device with Internet access.

  • Must have a valid email address to apply; Parents will receive an email confirming date/time of application.

  • Parents of current SCS students should apply using their PowerSchool ID, which is the same as the student’s lunch number. Non-SCS students will use a Social Security number.

  • Students may apply for two General Choice options and/or two Optional schools.

  • NO COMPUTER OR INTERNET? Visit a local public library or any location with free Wi-Fi.

Optional Schools

SCS offers more than 40 unique and rigorous Optional programs free of tuition, and each school has a specialized focus. You can learn more about Optional Schools here.

General Choice

The General Choice process allows students in Shelby County to transfer to any SCS school with available enrollment space. For more information on General Choice applications, click here.

 

Reminder: The online application process opens up at 10 a.m. January 25.