8th Grade High School Choice

Did you know in Vail you have high school choice for your 8th grader?

The Vail School District is committed to offering unique high school offerings throughout the district that meet your student’s specific interests.

High School Information Nights

Please plan to attend this important event for parents and students. Representatives from each high school will be available to provide information and answer questions about their school. If you are unable to attend your school’s meeting, please feel free to attend at any other school.

January 16th – 6:30 pm – Old Vail
January 17th – 6:30 pm – Desert Sky/Esmond Station @ DSMS
January 23rd – 6:30 pm – Rincon Vista/Civano/VIC @ RVMS
January 24th – 6:30 pm – Corona Foothills

High School Open House Nights

Take the opportunity to visit and see each high school campus in person.
January 30th – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Andrada Poly HS and Vail Academy & HS
February 1st – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Cienega HS, Empire HS and the Vail Innovation Center

High School Choice Process

Families can submit their school choice rankings beginning February 1st on https://vailhighschoolchoice.org/
School ranking submissions can be submitted through February 28th, and are not first come first served.
In the event a lottery is needed, it will be held March 8th.
Families will be notified of final school placements by March 9th.
In the meantime, please verify your PowerSchool login information and email address is current.
Contact the school office if assistance is needed with PowerSchool.
For further questions please email schoolchoice@vailschooldistrict.org