Open Enrollment Instructions & Tips

The Douglas County School District embraces parent and student choice by offering a wide variety of pathways to learning, including neighborhood schools, charter, magnet, and online schools and home education options.

Families who wish to enroll their student in a school other than their neighborhood school must use this tool to request Open Enrollment during one of two open enrollment periods DCSD offers annually. 
You do not need to use this open enrollment tool to stay at your school of current enrollment.   

For the 2022-2023 School Year:

  • First Round Open Enrollment opens on November 1st at 8am and closes on December 1st at 4:00pm.

  • Schools will extend offers of open enrollment based on space availability by December 8th.

  • Parents can see offers in the EngagED Parent Portal on December 12th at 8:00 am and will have until December 19th at 4:00 pm, to log back in and accept any open enrollment offers.

  • In the event you did not receive any offers during First Round, you will remain on a waitlist for Second Round of Open Enrollment, which opens on January 23rd at 8:00 am.