Office of Student Equity and Placement

Student Registration

  • Students entering or returning to the RCSD must register their child with the Office of Student Equity and Placement.  Parents / Caregivers must provide acceptable documentation to complete the registration process. After a student is registered, they are assigned a student ID number and become eligible to complete an online enrollment through PowerSchool.

2024-25 School Choice

  • Kindergarten Lottery has been extended to February 16 
    School Choice Lottery Deadlines

    Entering Pre-Kindergarten: April 19, 2024
    Entering Kindergarten: February 16, 2024
    Entering Grades 7 and 9: January 19, 2024

    School Choice Information
    School Choice in 3 steps

    The 2024-25 School Choice Process for the Rochester City School District is open.  During the School Choice Lottery, City residents with children entering Pre-K, Kindergarten, 7th, and 9th grade can enroll online for the 2024-25 school year.

    For information about school choices, talk to your child's counselor.  To learn how to enroll and to view a digital magazine showcasing middle and high schools in our district, visit

    Applying online by the lottery deadline gives your child the best choice of schools. Students who do not participate in the School of Choice Lottery will be placed in a school closest to your home where space is available after the selection process is complete.


Contact Us

  • Office of Student
    Equity & Placement

    131 West Broad Street
    Rochester, NY 14614

    Monday through Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.