School Choice Applications

In-District Elementary School Choice Application 2024-2025 

For Gloucester Families That Want to Choose a Different Elementary School in Gloucester

Use this form if your family wants to request a student attend an elementary school that is not the school for which your home is zoned.

The School Committee has established local “catchment” areas for each Gloucester elementary school. Children living within the boundaries of each of these areas have the right to enroll in and attend the local school in their respective catchment area. 

With respect to School Choice, families must follow the procedures established by the School Committee listed below to place a child’s name on a waiting list for admission to a school outside of their local catchment area: 

Inter-District School Choice Request Form 2024-25

For Families Living Outside of Gloucester That Want to Attend a School in Gloucester

Gloucester Public Schools admits non-resident students under the terms and conditions of the Inter-district School Choice Law and the Gloucester School Committee-School Choice Policies. This provision allows families with children living outside of Gloucester with the opportunity to enroll their child/children in Gloucester Public Schools.

If you are interested in having your child attend school in Gloucester Public Schools under this program and our district is accepting students, you MUST complete and submit this form by the deadline date of August 7, 2024.


Please note, transportation is not provided to families who are accepted through the state School Choice Program to attend the Gloucester Public Schools.

School Choice Request Forms for the 2024-2025 school year for Grades K-12 MUST be submitted NO later than August 7 , 2024 for review. Once a child has been accepted for school choice they MUST complete the registration process within 10 days of notification of school choice acceptance.

If you have any questions or require additional information please contact: Christine Castle, 

Printable Version

In-District Elementary School Choice Application

Inter-District School Choice Request Form