The application window for the Second Semester of the 2013-2014 school year is open October 1-31, 2013. More info
International Baccalaureate (IB)
The IB K-12 Education Continuum is offered in each of the geographical areas of the School District of Palm Beach County. More Info
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Online Choice Program Application for the 2014-2015 School Year
The online choice application is now available. Applying online is easy to do and allows you to track your child's application and lottery status. Prior to applying for a Choice program, we encourage you to attend the Open House for each Choice program to which you intend to apply. Applications will also be accessible at this time via smartphones and tablets, for your convenience. Applications for Bak Middle School of the Arts and Dreyfoos School of the Arts have a December 13, 2013 deadline. The application deadline for all other schools is January 31, 2014.
We strongly recommend applying online - it's quick and easy!
Students participating in Career Education programs in the School District of Palm Beach County will graduate with career training in high wage, high demand occupations as well as a set of strong workplace competencies that today’s workforce demands from its employees. Career Education provides a solid foundation to help build futures for students by integrating academic, critical thinking, technical and organizational skills that are relevant to the real world. Students will leave Career Education programs with the proper skills to make informed decisions for a future career. For more information please visit Career Education.
Bass Egg and Schools Partner to Prove "Music is Science"
Bass Egg, a local West Palm Beach Company, has announced a donation of $30,000 in Bass Egg speakers to the School District of Palm Beach County, for use as teaching tools in the Technology and Career Education programs. Read More
Quantum Foundation Approves $200,000 Grant for Healthcare Immersion Project for Students
The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. and the Department of Choice & Career Options are pleased to announce that the Quantum Foundation has approved a 3-year, $200,000.00 grant for a Healthcare Immersion Project focusing on preparing Medical Science Academy students to enter the healthcare workforce. Read More
Our vision is to graduate students prepared for the demands of the 21st century.
Our department is committed to empowering and supporting students and their families in making informed, educational decisions leading to post secondary education and career options in order to compete in today’s technology-driven, global society.