Middle School Student at Computer with Counselor or Teacher

The Office of Student Relations exists to support the JCPS Vision 2020 Focus Areas 1 (Learning, Growth, and Development) and 2 (Improving Infrastructure and Integrating Systems). In addition, it is the goal of the Office of Student Relations to provide behavior supports to schools, parents, and students.  Further, the Office of Student Relations provides students and schools with resources for dealing with substance abuse and other issues that have a negative impact on the learning process. The office also assists in the appropriate placement of students into the following Area 5 schools: 

Specialized Options

Behavior Support Schools

Specialized Options Application Period

2023-24 Specialized Options​ Application Period:
April 3, 2023–March 1, 2024

2024-25 Specialized Options​ Application Period:
April 1, 2024–February 28, 2025

How to apply to a Middle/High Specialized Option

  1. Students and families interested in enrolling in a Specialized Option (Liberty, Phoenix School of Discovery, TAPP, or Pathfinder School of Innovation) should complete the online referral/application.

For questions or additional assistance, please contact our office directly:

JCPS Lam Building
4309 Bishop Lane
Louisville, KY 40218
(502) 485-3335