2019–2020 Post-Lottery Application
Use this site to create a separate application for each child in your family who is applying to attend a new school for next year.
2018–2019 Post-Lottery Application
The lottery application deadlines for school year 2019-20 have passed. Any application submitted now is considered a post-lottery application.
March 29, 2019
Lottery results and waitlist positions
available in your account
May 1, 2019
If you are new to DC or are seeking a transfer for your child to attend a new public school for this school year (school year 2018-2019), please call the My School DC Hotline at (202) 888-6336, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to learn more about schools with short waitlists and in-boundary schools.
How to Get the Best Result for Your Child
Understand the Lottery
Watch this short video to understand the application process from start to finish.
Learn about each school using School Finder, visit schools in person, and talk to other parents to help make the best selection.
Choose the Right Ranking
Students should rank schools in the order they like them.