Office of Student Assignment and Zoning

Magnet Program Information

  • Notifications for on-time applications were emailed to parents on April 4, 2020.  

    If your child was offered a seat, please follow the link in the email you received to accept or decline.  The deadline for parents to accept or decline offered seats has been extended to Wednesday, April 15, 2020.  To do so, follow the link in your email to log back into the application and select "Apply or Update" to the right of your child's name.  This will take you back into your child's application.  Once there, click "Save and Next" at the top of the page to get to the acceptance page.  On that 2nd page, you will be able to accept or decline any seats offered to your child.  After selecting to accept or decline the seat (or seats), click on "Save and Next" and then you can log-out of the application.

    Click here for information about magnet programs or for late applications or email us at

School Choice/Controlled Open Enrollment - 2020-21 School Year




    The timeline for School Choice/Controlled Open Enrollment has changed.  The application window will be opening soon. 

    Please check back on this website for updated information.

Request for Assignment Exception


    Due to school closures, we are not accepting Requests for Assignment Exceptions (Zoning Exceptions) for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.   When school resumes on our campuses, we will consider if applications will be available to finish the year.




    The application process for Requests for Assignment Exceptions for the 2020-2021 school year will open later in April 2020.  The process will be an on-line application. 

    Please check back on this website for updated information. 

Welcome to our schools!

  • Enrolling in School


    The Office of Student Assignment assigns school to property parcels based on geographic location within the county.  Each parcel is assigned to an elementary, middle and high school.  These are referred to as zoned schools.  Students residing on a given property must attend the school to which the property is assigned.

    Parents may apply to have their students attend schools other than their zoned schools.  This is managed through the school choice/controlled open enrollment process, offered each spring for the following school year. Any school choice applications received after the deadline are placed at the bottom of the waiting list and processed only as time permits. 

    Parents who miss the school choice window or experience unforeseen circumstances may apply for a zoning exception based on specific hardship criteria.  The form for applying can be downloaded by clicking on the link entitled Request for Assignment Exception.  Requests not based on hardship reasons are to be treated as a request for school choice/controlled open enrollment.  Zoning exceptions are granted for a single school year and must be renewed annually.  Exceptions can be revoked at any time for student disciplinary problems, excessive absences or tardiness.


    Find your zone


    New residents please contact the District's Zoning Office at (352) 955-7700 to verify school attendance zone information.

Contact Us

  • Department email address:  zoning (

    Department phone: (352) 955-7700

    Fax:  (352) 955-7990 

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  • Kim Neal
    Director FTE / State Reporting and Office of Student Assignment
    e-mail:  nealkm

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  • Martha Dean
    Supervisor, Office of Student Assignment
    e-mail:  deanme

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  • Dawn Boyer
    Specialist II, Student Assignment
    e-mail:  boyerd

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