Educational Options in Fulton County
Fulton County Schools believes families should be allowed to choose the best education options for students, given their unique needs.
These choices are offered through a number of initiatives working to provide various opportunities and flexibility to families. Please learn more about your options below.
Interested in learning about school setting or curriculum options?
These options are based on curriculum offerings or educational settings and include: Charter Schools; Magnet Programs; Open Enrollment Transfers; and Career, Technical & Agricultural Education (CTAE).
Interested in learning about a school transfer based on need?
Fulton offers Hardship Transfers to eligible students with specific needs or with special requirements. Students served with an IEP may also be eligible for transfer based on Special Needs Scholarship (SB10).
Interested in learning about our flexible learning options?
Fulton provides options such as Fulton Virtual and alternative scheduling at Independence High School. Fulton Virtual provides competency based, personalized learning options for students throughout the district.
Charter School Application Window
Varies, but generally Dec 1 - Feb 28
Fulton Virtual Registration Windows
Fall Semester - Summer to mid-Sept
Spring Semester - Jan to mid Feb
Summer Semester - March to June
Hardship Application Window
On-line from January 1 - February 28
Magnet Program Application Windows
November 15 - January 15
Open Enrollment Window
On-line from May 1 - May 15
SB-10 Application Window
On-line from March 1 - May 1