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2012 School Choice Info & Dates

January 26, 2012 – 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: 4J Education Center, 200 North Monroe Street

Do you want to learn more about the school choice process? Do you have questions about how it works? Read more about school choice on this website, or attend one of the general information meetings at the 4J district office.

Choose a meeting time that fits your family’s schedule:
Thursday, January 26, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 23, 7:00 p.m.

More information about school choice


January 30, 2012 – 7:00am – February 3, 2012 – 5:00pm

Schools will offer tours and hold open houses and other events to welcome prospective parents during the weeks of Jan. 30–Feb. 3 and Feb. 27–March 2.

Parents are welcome in all schools, and are especially encouraged to visit their neighborhood schools.

A schedule of activities will be posted on this website in mid-January.


February 11, 2012 – 10:00am – 2:00pm

Location: César E. Chávez Elementary School, 1510 West 14th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97402

Families can enroll in their neighborhood school at any time. For those interested in enrolling in a different 4J school for 2012–13, now is the time to learn more and submit a school choice request form. Requests are accepted in an order determined by lottery.

At the School Showcase, families will be able to get answers about school choice and talk to representatives from every 4J school.

More information about school choice


February 23, 2012 – 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: 4J Education Center, 200 North Monroe Street

Do you want to learn more about the school choice process? Do you have questions about how it works? Read more about school choice on this website, or attend one of the general information meetings at the 4J district office.

Choose a meeting time that fits your family’s schedule:
Thursday, January 26, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 23, 7:00 p.m.

More information about school choice


February 27, 2012 – 7:00am – March 2, 2012 – 5:00pm

Schools will offer tours and hold open houses and other events to welcome prospective parents during the weeks of Jan. 30–Feb. 3 and Feb. 27–March 2.

Parents are welcome in all schools, and are especially encouraged to visit their neighborhood schools.

A schedule of activities will be posted on this website in mid-January.


March 23, 2012 – 5:00pm

Students may enroll in their neighborhood schools at any time. To request to enroll your child in a different school for 2012–13, apply online or submit a school choice request form. Students will be placed in the order determined by the lottery.

To be included in the annual school choice lottery , forms must be returned to the Instruction Department no later than 5 p.m. on March 23. There are no exceptions.

Apply online

Learn more about:

In-district school choice (due March 23)
Out-of-district transfers (due April 1)
4J’s neighborhood and alternative schools 


April 1, 2012 – 11:59pm

4J welcomes transfer students! Families who live outside of 4J may transfer to the district, provided there is an opening available. Requests will be granted in an order determined by lottery.

Applications are due April 1.

Apply online

Learn more about:

Out-of-district transfers (due April 1)  
In-district school choice (due March 23)
4J’s neighborhood and alternative schools


April 23, 2012 (All day) – April 27, 2012 (All day)

Many 4J elementary schools ask parents to register their new kindergarten students in April. Some schools hold orientation or other special events.

Please call your school for more details. (contact info)

Kindergarten Information

How To Enroll

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