This site is for students who reside within Pasco County and wish to attend a public school in a neighboring county.

Out of county requests are now approved by the Office for Teaching and Learning.

  • Formal notification of approval is made via email within 7-10 business days from the date of submission.  This should be considered your official approval notice for the school year requested.
  • District provided transportation is not an option when requesting to exit Pasco County.
  • A separate form must be completed for each child.
  • Out of county requests must be submitted annually.

Please note: It is the parent's/guardian's responsibility to provide the receiving county with a copy of the formal approval. School Choice will only provide the parent/guardian with one original approval for your use. Any additional copies must be requested in writing to and will be processed semi-monthly (may be subject to fees).

Apply On-Line here

If you have any questions regarding timelines or procedures for the county in which you are requesting to enroll, please contact:

County Phone Number
Hernando County Schools       352-797-7008
Hillsborough County Public Schools       813-272-4692
Pinellas County Schools       727-588-6000
Polk County Schools       863-534-0500
Sumter County Schools       352-793-2315

For questions regarding Pasco County policies and procedures or questions regarding the completion of the Pasco County application, please contact the The Office for Teaching and Learning, School Choice at