Prospective Families & Enrollment

School Choice

DPS School Choice information can be found at http://schoolchoice.dpsk12.org/frequently-asked-questions-faq/

  • SchoolChoice opens: Jan 15, 2019
  • DPS Regional School Expo Week: Jan. 15-17, 2019 (details TBA)
  • SchoolChoice closes: Feb 15, 2019 @ 4 pm
  • Notifications are sent: Late March 2019
  • Round 2 of SchoolChoice: To be determined

DPS encourages parents/guardians of currently enrolled DPS students to create a Parent Portal account in order to participate in the online SchoolChoice system.


Prospective Families – Tours & Open Houses
Open houses and tours will be available at McAuliffe Manual starting in December. Sign up links will be available on the website starting November 1st. Both open houses and tours will have a short presentation and student led tours. Tours will be limited to 30 pre-registrants, and there is no limit on open house participants. We do not offer shadowing at this time.  If you have any questions please contact Cindy Young. We look forward to meeting with you and sharing all the great things about McAuliffe Manual Middle School!

Open House: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
December 6th   & January 17th

Tours: 8:30 – 10:00 am
December 5th
December 12th
January 9th
January 16th
January 23rd
January 30th
February 6th
February 13th


Near Northeast Enrollment Zone

On December 17, 2015, the school board approved the creation of the district’s 11th shared enrollment zone. The Near Northeast Shared Middle School Zone will guarantee students in the new zone a seat at one of five middle schools in the area: Bruce Randolph, DSST: Cole, Whittier, Wyatt Academy, or McAuliffe Manual.

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