Dysart district starts open enrollment in 2 weeks

Posted 11/21/22

Dysart Unified School District offers the community a choice in school enrollment.

This story requires a subscription for $5.99/month.

Already have an account? Log in to continue.

Current print subscribers can create a free account by clicking here.

Otherwise, click here to subscribe.

To Our Valued Readers –

Visitors to our website will be limited to five stories per month unless they opt to subscribe. The five stories do not include our exclusive content written by our journalists.

For $5.99, less than 20 cents a day, digital subscribers will receive unlimited access to, including exclusive content from our newsroom and access to our Daily Independent e-edition.

Our commitment to balanced, fair reporting and local coverage provides insight and perspective not found anywhere else.

Your financial commitment will help to preserve the kind of honest journalism produced by our reporters and editors. We trust you agree that independent journalism is an essential component of our democracy. Please click here to subscribe.

Charlene Bisson, Publisher, Independent Newsmedia

Please log in to continue

Log in
I am anchor

Dysart district starts open enrollment in 2 weeks


Dysart Unified School District offers the community a choice in school enrollment.

Dysart will begin accepting open enrollment applications for the 2023-24 school year on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

Parents or guardians who would like their child to attend a school outside of their residential attendance boundary for the 2023-24 school year, must apply for open enrollment online at

Dysart schools are well rated in the most recent accountability labels issued, and is home to the No. 8 K-8 school in Arizona (Freedom Traditional Academy), three top 100 K-8 schools and two top 50 high schools in Arizona.

Overall, the district has 12 “A” rated and 10 “B” rated schools based on state accountability labels. Additionally, Freedom Traditional Academy has the highest test scores of any school in the cities of Surprise and El Mirage.

Dysart Schools have been recognized both nationally and internationally with AdvancED Accreditation, and are dedicated to serving the needs of all children with quality academic coursework, before-and after-school programs and services for the entire community.

Open enrollment allows parents the opportunity to request that their children attend a Dysart school outside of their residential boundary area. This includes all Dysart K-8 and K-4 elementary schools, 5-8th grade middle schools, Freedom Traditional Academy, and high schools.

Information about Dysart Schools academics, arts and athletic programs can be found at

Open enrollment applications can be submitted online at
Parents whose students are open enrolled at the school of their choice will not need to reapply. The priority open enrollment period ends Jan. 8, 2023.

After this priority period, submitted applications will continue to be accepted and will be reviewed on a monthly basis as capacity becomes available. Parents needing access to a computer to complete the open enrollment application may visit any district school or the front lobby of the district office, 15802 N. Parkview Place, Surprise, during regular business hours.

Freedom Traditional Academy, Dysart Unified School District