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2021-22 Late Choice Application
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(See Select School Choices Below)


Magnet Schools

  • Brown Academy (Kindergarten-5th Grade)
  • Tyner Middle Academy (6th-8th Grade)

Open Enrollment Schools

  • Dalewood Middle (6th-8th Grade)
  • Hamilton County Virtual School (Kindergarten-12th Grade)
  • Howard Connect Academy (6th-8th Grade)
  • Loftis Middle School (6th-8th Grade)
  • Lookout Valley Middle High School (6th-8th Grade)
  • Ooltewah Middle School (6th-8th Grade)


Early College

  • Gestamp (11th-12 Grade)
  • Hamilton County Collegiate High School (9th-12th Grade)
  • Mechatronics Akademie at Volkswagen (11th-12th Grade)
  • Polytech Academy (11th-12th Grade)
  • Sequoyah High School (9th-12th Grade)


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Future Ready Institutes (9th Grade)

  • BlueCross Technology Academy at Red Bank 
  • BlueCross Technology Academy at Soddy Daisy
  • Institute of Aviation at Brainerd 
  • Institute of Entrepreneurship at Brainerd 
  • Institute of Law, First Responders & Forensic Science at Brainerd 
  • Bryan College Institute of Leadership, Business & Marketing at East Hamilton 
  • Institute of Innovative Engineering at East Hamilton 
  • Institute of Engineering and Design at East Ridge 
  • Institute of Building Construction at East Ridge
  • Institute of Leadership at East Ridge 
  • Institute of Advanced Agriculture, Food, Natural Resources and Technology at Hixson 
  • CHI Memorial Institute of Healthcare and Medical Careers at Hixson 
  • Institute of Future Business Leaders and Owners at Hixson 
  • Erlanger Institute of Healthcare and Innovation at Howard 
  • See Rock City Inc. Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Howard 
  • Institute of Robotics and Welding at Howard 
  • EPB Institute of Technology and Networking at Tyner
  • UTC Institute of Teaching and Learning at Tyner
  • Institute of Health Sciences at Tyner Academy
  • UTC Institute of International Baccalaureate at Ooltewah 
  • Institute of Construction, Engineering, and Design at Sale Creek 
  • Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Construction at Harrison Bay Future Ready Center
  • Institute of Architecture and Construction at Howard 
  • Institute of Technology and Engineering at Lookout Valley 
  • Institute of Automotive Maintenance and Manufacturing at Lookout Valley
  • Institute of Architecture and Engineering at Harrison Bay Future Ready Center
  • Institute of Social Media Marketing and Sports Management at Red BanK
  • UTC Institute of International Baccalaureate at Signal Mountain
  • Institute of Media and Entrepreneurship at Soddy Daisy

Priority Dates for 2021-22 School Year Choice Options


Choice Lottery Application Opens
December 1, 2020

Choice School Sibling Confirmation Letter
December 2020

Priority Deadline for Choice Lottery Application
January 31, 2021

Run Lottery
February 8, 2021

Share Lottery Results with Families
February 15, 2021

Deadline for Families to Respond to Offer
February 24, 2021

There are several categories of schools students are eligible to apply for outside of their zoned school. Explore them further below: