MONDAY, JAN 23, 2017

12:00 AM

Optional Schools application launch, Memphis
The 2017-18 Shelby County Schools Optional Schools application process gets started on Monday, Jan. 23, the first day that bar-coded applications will be available. With 46 unique and highly competitive tuition-free schools all across Shelby County, the SCS Optional Program offers education choices for families, no matter what a student's interests may be. Every Optional school has a specialized learning focus, such as Enriched Academics, College Prep, International Studies, International Baccalaureate (IB), Creative & Performing Arts, STEAM, Automotive Technology and more. A unique bar-code on each application reserves a parent’s place in the application submission order.
  • Bar-coded applications are available for pick-up Monday, January 23, through Thursday, January 26.
  • Bar-coded applications must be submitted online, by mail or in person by 5 p.m.on Friday, January 27.
  • Non-bar-coded applications are currently available in all 46 Optional schools and will be available in the Division of Optional Schools & Advanced Academics after January 26.
  • More information is available on the Optional Schools website,

Jan. 23, 12:00 AM to Jan. 27, 12:00 AM




Shelby County Schools