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Office of Student Assignment

The application period for Discretionary Transfers for the 2017-2018 school year is now closed.  Families will be notified of the Administration's decision no later than the first week in April 2017.

Applications are being processed by school, so you may experience a gap between notifications if you have children at different schools.

I want to...

...request my child enroll or be admitted into the Orange County Schools, and I live in another school district or county not served by the Orange County Schools.

Complete the Discretionary Admission Application:



...request my child be released from the Orange County Schools to enroll in another school district, county, private, or charter school.

Complete the Release Request Application:




Attendance Zone Information

District lines can be irregular so the best way to determine which school your child will attend is to utilize the Orange County Schools Assignment Locator.

To use the School Assignment Locator, click the link below and enter your address information or click the approximate location on the map to find the school assignment information. 

School Assignment Locator

School Directories

If you need additional assistance locating the school in which your address is listed please call the Orange County Schools Transportation Department at (919) 732-2531 ext. 12530.

Tuition Rate for Discretionary Admission Students

Students admitted into the Orange County Schools that are living in an attendance zone for another school district will be charged tuition if accepted into our school district unless the student meets an exemption qualification listed in Policy 4120: Admission to the Orange County Schools.  The tuition rate for the 2017-2018 school year is $3,868 per child and must be paid in full prior to July 1, 2017.

Policies for Student Admission, Assignment, and Transfer

For more information, please contact your child's school or:

Michelle Dodson, Student Assignment Specialist

Student Assignment Office
919-732-8126 ext: 12512