Student Open Enrollment

Student Open Enrollment 22-23
January 17th (online only 1/17/22) until February 25th, 2022 at 4:00 PM Eastern


  • Student Open Enrollment lottery results will be accessible in mid-to late March 2022 ONLY for parents that applied online via web with the PIN code used to submit application.
  • Student Open Enrollment letters will be sent out by USPS mail by April 1, 2022.

Two Students drawing on paperWe accept registrations for new students to the District year round, but hold a Student Open Enrollment period for the upcoming school year once a year. Parents of incoming Kindergarten, 6th or 9th grade students should register during student open enrollment.

Letters for Online Registration with PIN Code

Letters containing the PIN code will be mailed prior to January 17, 2022 to:

  • current 5th grade students enrolled in a District public school.
  • current 8th grade students enrolled in a District public school.
  • current pre-kindergarten students enrolled in a District public school.
  • pre-registered incoming Kindergarten students. 

Parents will not receive a PIN code and will need to register by email ( if your child is a(n):

  • charter school student.
  • incoming Kindergarten student that DID NOT pre-register (even if a sibling attends a District school).
  • pre-kindergarten student attending VPK at a daycare or private school.

PIN number in FOCUS

Parents of current pre-kindergarten, 5th or 8th grade students enrolled in a District public school can find the PIN number in FOCUS.
Click Childs name >> “Child Info” >> PIN

Focus Pin Number

Registering by Email

  • Please include your child’s full name in the subject line.
  • Due to email size limitations paperwork may be split into multiple emails.

Please note: Due to high volume of emails, allow staff 72 hours to respond.

Registering in Person (SAVE Time - Register and Enroll ONLINE via web app with PIN or via email!)

  • One family member only (students do not need to be present)
  • Mask required
  • Capacity in waiting area is limited
  • Social distancing is practiced

Please Note: Due to high volume of visitors, you may have a long wait outside in the elements.

You may drop paperwork in a secure drop box located at the Student Enrollment entrance. Please place paperwork in an envelope with your child's name printed on the outside.

Student Enrollment Applications

Download and complete the appropriate zone Student Enrollment Application for each registering student when registering by email or in-person.

Lee Virtual School

Advanced Programs

Students planning to apply for an advanced program (IB, Cambridge AICE, Arts, and FGCU Collegiate) still must participate in student open enrollment and obtain enrollment receipt or have received a sibling enrollment letter.  Advanced program applications are due to the schools by January 28, 2022.

Eligibility Pool (Wait List)

Students who participated in the Student Open Enrollment period and did not receive their top preference (middle or high) or one of their top three preferences (elementary) are on the eligibility pool (wait list) for first preference.

The eligibility pool:

  • is in effect mid-March until July 31st.
  • expires July 31st.
  • does not roll over to the next year.

If the student withdraws to attend a charter, virtual, private or homeschool, student is automatically removed from the list.


Please remember, the Student Enrollment Department cannot reach parents/guardians if contact information is missing or inaccurate.

  • Keep phone number up to date
  • Keep address information up to date

Parent/Guardians are responsible for notifying the current school or Student Enrollment of any changes to telephone numbers or address. (Proper documentation is required to change a student's address, please contact the student's school or visit Student Enrollment Registration Requirements for information).