January 17, 2017 10626 views
Optional Schools applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 school year. With 46 unique and highly competitive tuition-free schools all across Shelby County, the SCS Optional Program offers incredible education choices for families, no matter what a student's interests may be. Every Optional school has a specialized learning focus, such as Enriched Academics, College Prep, International Studies, International Baccalaureate (IB), Creative & Performing Arts, STEAM, Automotive Technology and more.
Bar-coded applications were available January 23-26. Bar-coded applications must be submitted online, by mail or in person by 5 p.m. on January 27 in order to maintain the student's position in the application order.
Non-bar-coded applications are now available at all 46 Optional schools and in the Optional Schools office. Non-bar coded applications are processed after bar-coded applications in the order they are received and according to specific priority guidelines. Applications can be submitted through the start of the 2017-18 school year.
More information is available on the Optional Schools website: