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School Choice and Registration Process

School choice is a very important decision for families. We understand this process can be overwhelming. The information provided below will help guide you in this process. We encourage you to reach out if you have any questions or concerns.

Please contact Arla Wills, Registration Coordinator at 612-668-1304 or


November 12, 2019
5:30-8:00 PM


Edison Open House for Prospective Students

November 15, 2019



School Request lottery open

  • Submit your application online, by mail or in person
  • All requests received by Feb. 7 will be included in a placement lottery


 Call to schedule
 an appointment- No walk-ins


School tours- contact Tina Moreno at 612-668-1318 or    

February 7, 2020



Deadline for School Request lottery

  • Submit your application online or mail a paper copy by this date for a better chance of receiving your preferred school
  • School Requests accepted year-round, but options more limited after the lottery

Beginning April 1, 2020



Emails and letters sent confirming which school your child has been assigned to

April 13, 2020

Deadline for high school placement appeal

May 7, 2020
6:30 PM

9th Grade Registration Night- Students and families officially placed at Edison are invited to attend registration night to learn about class offerings and programs. Students will compete class choice at their current school or at registration night.


September 8, 2020

First day of school for students in grades 1-12



  • Student Placement Services: 1250 West Broadway, Minneapolis, MN 55411
    Walk-In Hours: Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
    Phone: 612-668-1840
  • New Families Center: 3345 Chicago Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55407
    Hours: Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Phone: 612-668-3700



There are many opportunities for you to see what it means to be a Tommie. We invite you to experience our school through family tours, open houses, sporting events, performing art programs along with other events that occur throughout the year.  

Due to District COVID protocols, we are unable to allow the public into Edison. If you have questions about our school and what it meanr to be a Tommie or would like to be shown anything in our building "virtually," please contact Tina Moreno at