Hillsborough Choice Options Elementary Application Period Opens New - Center for Gifted Studies
For Immediate Release
Contact: Tanya Arja
Office of Communications
Tampa, Fla. – (Jan. 4, 2016) – The Hillsborough Choice Options application period for elementary magnet programs and School Choice programs for the 2016-2017 school year opens January 5, at noon and closes January 31.
Under Hillsborough Choice Options students can apply for a magnet school or another public school with available space within Hillsborough County. Students who wish to remain at their current magnet or choice school, or prefer to attend their attendance area school, do not need to complete an application.
The Center for Gifted Studies at Boyette Springs Elementary, a new School Choice Attractor program, will be accepting applications. The Center for Gifted Studies, available to students entering grades first through fifth, will open for the 2016-2017 school year. The district’s only full-time gifted program will offer advanced learning and opportunities for talent development.
Applications are available beginning at noon on January 5, online at http://www.sdhc.k12.fl.us and by searching “Go Choice.” Parents can call the Choice Information Line at (813) 272-4692 for answers to their questions. For more information, contact Terrie Dodson-Caldevilla at 813-272-4048.