• Requirments for Elementary Schools of Choice


    1. Most recent report card (except for incoming kindergarten students).

    • Report card is to be uploaded to the online Family Dashboard at time of application.

    2. A behavioral/academic parent and student contract is required upon entry.

    3. Parent(s)/student(s) are required to fulfill community service hours annually.


    Requirments for Secondary Schools of Choice

  • March 23, 2020


    Edgewood and West Shore new applicant:  modified entrance requirements


    Per the Florida Department of Education directive on March 17, 2020, the FSA is cancelled for the 2019-2020 school year.  Therefore, the modification to the entrance criteria for Edgewood Jr./Sr. High and West Shore Jr./Sr. High for the 2020-2021 school year is as follows:



    • BPS Students:
      • Choice School will review applicant’s FSA historical data for the past two years to make admission decisions (requirement is “Level 3” or above).
      • BPS students not required to upload this data.
    • Non BPS Students:
      • Choice School will review applicant’s historical data on a nationally normed test (requirement is attain a minimum of 45th percentile score in ELA/Math composite on a nationally normed test, i.e., the Iowa Basic Test of Skills [IBTS]).
      • Parents/guardians are required to upload the last two (2) years of results for norm reference test to their Family Dashboard account.



    • Student has been academically promoted each year beginning in 3rd grade (never had promotion requirements waived or received a “Good Cause Exemption);
    • Final 2019-20 report card grades must reflect a “C” or higher in English/Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies.