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Open Enrollment

We appreciate your interest in TVUSD!

The Early Bird Open Enrollment Lottery window closed on January 30, 2022. Notifications of acceptance were made beginning February 1st. Applications are still being accepted for the 2022-2023 school year, and will be reviewed upon receipt. Families will be notified if space is available. If space is not currently available, those applications will be automatically added to the waiting list for the current school year. Families interested in applying for the 2023-24 school year should watch for updated application information in October/November 2022.

Open Enrollment Capacity

Open Enrollment Capacity as of August 16, 2022

Open Enrollment Lottery

How Does the Tanque Verde USD Lottery Work?

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Open Enrollment students will be offered placement subject to capacity (school, grade level, program and/or services). 

The Early Bird Open Enrollment Lottery Deadline for SY 22-23 was January 30th, 2022 at midnight.

  • If an application is received after January 30th, it will still be accepted and the student will be considered if an opening becomes available.

  • If the number of applications exceeds capacity limitations, a random Early Bird Lottery selection will be made on January 31, 2022. 

  • Selections will be based on the enrollment priorities set out in Governing Board Policy JFB - Open Enrollment.

  • Families who have been selected for Open Enrollment will be notified February 1 - 4, 2022.

  • Applications received after the January 30th deadline will not be included in the random lottery selection process; however, placement may still be offered. 

  • An Open Enrollment Waiting List is maintained for each school.


Students who are currently enrolled, and attending Tanque Verde Schools through Open Enrollment, do not need to reapply for open enrollment!


Some documentation may be required for your student’s application. Before starting the application process, please review the documents list below, and collect what is applicable:

  • Current report card (only for students entering 9th grade)

  • Current transcript (only for students entering 10th-12th grade)

  • Most recent Individualized Education Program (If the student has an IEP, it must be provided in its entirety.)

  • Most recent 504 Plan (If the student has a 504, it must be provided in its entirety.)

  • Most recent Special Education Evaluation (If the student has one, it must be provided in its entirety. Referred to on your documents as an MET.)

  • If you have questions regarding the required documentation for Special Education please call Student Services at 749-5751 ext. 4202.


Additional Open Enrollment Information: 

  • Open Enrollment admission is determined on a year-to-year basis.

  • There is no guarantee of continued Open Enrollment placement; students are subject to school, grade level, service capacity and program limitations.

  • The transportation of an open enrollment student is the responsibility of the parent or legal guardian.  The parent or legal guardian may be able to use existing TVUSD transportation routes, subject to restrictions and limitations set out in Governing Board Policy JFB - Open Enrollment. 

  • Students are required to remain in compliance with all TVUSD Open Enrollment standards and policies. 


Once an application is submitted, an email confirmation will be sent to the address provided. If you do not receive an email confirmation within 15 minutes, please call Susan Monroe at 520-749-5751 x4105 to confirm the application was received.