Student Assignment—Important Dates


Elemenary Teacher Reading to Students on the Floor

Important Dates

Preparing for the 2020-21 School Year

Oct. 12, 2019

Visit Showcase of Schools to learn about the school choice options available for elementary, middle, and high school.

Location: Kentucky International Convention Center 


Oct. 28, 2019

The elementary, middle, and high school optional/magnet application period begins for 2020-21.

The elementary cluster application period begins for 2020-21.

Dec. 18, 2019

The elementary, middle, and high school application periods end for 2020-21.

Feb.–Mar. 2020

Schools notify parents about their child's application status for optional and magnet programs.


The Student Transfer period ends for the 2019-20 school year.

Mar.–Apr. 2020

Elementary cluster applications submitted during the initial application period are processed. Parents will receive a letter from the assigned school notifying them of their child’s assignment.

Apr.–Aug. 2020

Elementary cluster applications will continue to be processed.  Parents will continue to receive notifications about their child's school assignment. 


The Student Transfer application period begins for the 2020-21 school year.

Aug. 2020

The 2020-21school year begins.