Applications Now Open for Choice Options, ACRs for 2023-24

NEW DEADLINE: January 20

Article Date: Jan 03, 2023

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Applications are now open for families to submit an Attendance Area Change Request or to apply for a choice option school for the 2023-24 school year. Interested families have until 3 p.m. Jan. 20 to submit a request or application for students in grades 1-12 (deadlines for incoming kindergarten students vary and are listed below.)

During the coming months, families and students will have the opportunity to learn about Choice Option schools during information sessions. All events will be accessible in English and Spanish.

High School Options

Bend-La Pine Schools offers two small choice option high schools for students: Bend Tech Academy at Marshall High School and Realms High School. Families are invited to learn more about these small school options during in-person information sessions:

Applications: Apply for Realms High or Bend Tech Academy at Marshall: Complete an application online. Applications are due 3 p.m. Jan. 20.

Families can also learn more about the International Baccalaureate program at Bend Senior High School:

  • Bend Senior High IB Info Night: Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Auditorium

Applications: Families interested in enrolling in the IB program, who live outside of Bend Senior High’s attendance area, can fill out an ACR form: Complete an application online.

K-8 Choice Option Dates and Information

Bend-La Pine Schools offers several school choice option schools for families. These schools all feature learning opportunities that are significantly different from our traditional programs and offer families choices to fit a variety of learning styles, student needs and interests. Visit our Choice Options website for details.

Applications Due: Applications for students entering grades 1-12 are due at 3 p.m. Jan. 20; applications for incoming kindergarteners are due 3 p.m. March 24. Apply online now.

Attendance Area Change Requests

Bend-La Pine Schools’ families may request to send their students to schools other than their neighborhood school by submitting an Attendance Area Change Request (ACR).

Applications: Families can submit this request online, using their ParentVue account. Complete an application online. Applications are due 3 p.m. Jan. 20 for those entering grades 1-12 and 3 p.m. May 1 for incoming kindergarten students.

Inter-District Transfers

Families who live outside of Bend-La Pine Schools attendance area and want to transfer into a school within Bend-La Pine Schools should contact their resident district to begin the transfer process. Families residing within Bend-La Pine Schools who wish to send students to a school outside of the district attendance area must submit an Inter-District Transfer Request.

Application info availalble here.

High School Information Nights

All neighborhood high schools (Bend Senior High, Caldera High, La Pine High, Mountain View High and Summit High) will host information nights for incoming ninth-graders on March 6 at 6 p.m. at the high schools. These in-person events will include information about academics, activities and student life at the school.