The application window is now open for the Choice and Career Academies for the 2019-20 school year.

The School District of Palm Beach County offers more than 300 Choice and Career options from kindergarten through 12th grade at 117 campuses across the district.

Parents are encouraged to apply online. Doing so will give parents priority access to lottery results when they are released in the spring.

The deadlines to apply differ and some programs require auditions. Dec. 7 is the deadline for those applying to any of the arts schools:

• Bak Middle School of the Arts (all programs)

• The Conservatory School @ North Palm Beach (Music-Band, Music-Orchestral Strings, & Music-Vocal - grades 6-8)

• Boynton Beach High School Arts programs (Dance, Digital Media, Music-Band, Music-Keyboard/Piano, Music-Vocal, Theater, and Visual Arts)

• Dreyfoos School of the Arts (all programs)


The application deadline for all other Choice programs is Jan. 25.

For more information and to apply, visit