• Learn more about the School Choice Application process via this link.

    Click here to see our School Choice Application Guide

    Please note that it may take up to 48 hours for FOCUS to update during each step of the application process.  For additional assistance contact The Office of School Choice via email, school_choice@duvalschools.org.


  • School Choice Information

    Magnet Schools of America Certified Magnet School

    Douglas Anderson SoTA and Mayport Coastal Sciences Middle School Become Nationally Certified Magnet Schools

    As 2019 Nationally Certified Magnet Schools, Douglas Anderson School of the Arts and Mayport Coastal Sciences Middle School have met the Magnet School Standards of Excellence and upheld the five founding pillars of magnet schools: diversity; innovative curriculum and professional development; academic excellence; high quality instructional systems; and family and community partnerships. 



    Duval County Public Schools is pleased to share with you our School Choice website. This site is designed to give families an overview of the many types of school choices that are available to children in Duval County. Here you will find information about specific programs including: neighborhood schools, magnet schools, special transfer option schools, charter schools, and virtual schools. 

    Our goal is to provide services and assistance that will afford students educational opportunities that best meets their needs. No matter the type of school you are looking for...YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS HERE!

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