Manatee County Schools announce open enrollment for 2021-22 school year

Manatee County Schools announce open enrollment for 2021-22 school year
Manatee County Schools temporarily pulling music classes. (Source: WWSB)

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - Parents who would like to send their child to a school, other than their zoned school, for the 2021-2022 school year will need to apply during the School Choice Open Enrollment Period.

The enrollment period Tuesday, Dec. 1 and runs through Friday, Jan. 15, 2021.

The School Choice Open Enrollment Period is the only time during the year when parents can apply to request their child attend another school without reason. The online Choice Application requires an active FOCUS Parent Portal account.

Application details are available online at www.manateeschools.net by clicking “School Choice” under the “Parents and Students” tab.

It is important to note that students new to the School District of Manatee County school system will be expected to upload official documents required for school registration such as a certified birth certificate, recent report card, Florida Immunization Form, etc. A complete list of registration requirements is available at www.manateeschools.net by clicking “Student Registration” and selecting “Registration Checklist”.