RPSB School Choice Policy JBCE (updated 12-4-2018)

CHOICE RENEWAL Applications will be taken February 18-20, 2019 

NEW Choice Applications will be taken February 21-28, 2019

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Applications for Choice are only available at the RPSB Media Center,
502 Beauregard Street, Alexandria. Mon – Fri, 7:30am – 4:00 pm

  • Pre K is not in Choice.
  • There are NO High Schools in Choice – we will be taking renewal applications only for grade 12 (2019-2020 school year)
  • Community School Zones will affect Choice



A.F. Smith 7th & 8th
Alma Redwine 4th & 5th
D.F. Huddle K only
Acadian K only
AMMS 7th & 8th
CC Raymond K - 8th
Julius Patrick 6th only
Lessie Moore K – 3rd
Mable Brasher K – 5th
Martin Park 1st – 3rd
North Bayou 1st - 3rd 

Parent Notification
Public School Choice
February 1, 2019

Dear Parent/Guardian:

Act 853 of 2014 provides for the right of a parent or legal guardian to enroll his child in a school other than the school to which the child was scheduled to be enrolled based upon a school district attendance zone, if the school at which the child was most recently enrolled received a School Performance Score of “D” or “F” in the most recent school year, and the school to which the child is sought to be enrolled received a School Performance Score of “A”, “B” or “C” in the most recent school year, pursuant to the state’s school and district accountability system. As Act 853 provides for certain variable eligibility criterion, any enrollment based upon Act 853 will be considered an annual enrollment and will not obligate the District to allow for enrollment beyond one school year.

If your child is in a D or F school they are eligible to transfer to an A, B, or C school within the school district if capacity allows. According to ACT 853 CHOICE enrollment is for one year only and to remain in CHOICE a student must enroll every year.

Renewals are scheduled for February 18 – 20, 2019. If you wish to participate in School Choice, please come to the Media Center, 502 Beauregard St., Alexandria, LA, February 21 - 28, 2019 to complete a new Choice application. Community School Zones will affect Choice.

Registration deadline is February 28, 2019.

Transportation is provided for “F” schools ONLY.

Because enrollment is subject to limited to availability based on enrollment, it is possible that your child will not be accepted into your first choice. In the event that this occurs, you will be able to select an A, B, or C school where there is capacity.

Any change to RPSB Policy or Procedures, including zone changes could affect your child’s placement. Please be aware that changes could be made.

The Media Center is open from 7:30-4:00, Monday through Friday.

If you have any questions about your options under the State’s Public School Choice Policy, please contact:

Bill Higgins, Director of Federal Programs
Gladys Higdon Instructional Resources Center
502 Beauregard Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
318 442-8891