Welcome to the Orange County Schools Office of Student Assignment.

  • School Transfer Requests 2021-2022

    ALL Transfer Applications are CLOSED and late requests are not accepted.

    Please refer back to this page in the Fall of 2021 for information regarding applications for the 2022-2023 school year.




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    Link to PowerPoint Presentation on OCS Choice Schools (1-20-21) - English and Spanish

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    New to Orange County Schools

    If you have moved into the Orange County Schools district, and are trying to "transfer" your student to their new assigned school, please see instructions for Enrollment.

    Si necesita asistencia en Español contacte a Sandra Blefko al 919-644-3200 X 15508.

    Families that have moved into the OCS district after or fewer than ten days prior to the posted deadline may apply for a transfer within ten days of receiving school assignment notification.  Please contact the Office of Student Assignment for more information.


    Find Your Child's Assigned School

    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.  

    Find My Child's School

    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 2021-2022 school year is $4,367 per student and must be paid in full prior to July 1, 2021.  Orange County Schools does not currently accept Debit/Credit for tuition payments.

    Please remit payment to: 

    Orange County Schools
    Attn: Rhonda Rath
    200 East King Street
    Hillsborough, NC 27278

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

    Michelle Dodson, Student Assignment Specialist

    Student Assignment Office
    919-732-8126 ext: 12512
    Email: michelle.dodson@orange.k12.nc.us