Colorado Public School Choice

Colorado kids can “open enroll” into hundreds of public schools. The steps below will guide you in the process of finding and open enrolling your child in a public school outside of your attendance area.

Step 1: Learn about open enrollment

Step 2: Decide what type of school would be best for your child

Step 3: Find schools near your home or workplace

Step 4: Look at school performance

Step 5: Prepare questions to ask while visiting schools

Step 6: Visit the schools you might want your child to attend

Step 7: Review open enrollment checklist before submitting applications

Note about transportation: When you enroll your student in a public school other than your neighborhood school, transportation may not be provided.