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8th to 9th Grade Transition Information

Moving into high school is exciting! Please check here for updates, important dates, and information. 

Important Dates

1st Round School of Choice Deadline: 

(Click here to apply)

8th Grade Registration - HS Counselors visit Lesher: January 26, 2024

8th Graders Visit Feeder High Schools: 

PSD High School Planning Guide

Click on the picture to download the guide in English, Spanish, or Arabic.

Planning Guide English       hs planning guide spanish     high school planning guide arabic

Find out more about PSD High Schools 

Click on the photos below to explore school websites.


Fort Collins High School

FCHS 8th Grade Night:
Tuesday, November 29th - 6:00 pm
@ Fort Collins High School

Registration Q & A:
January 23, 2023 6:30 PM

8th Grade Information Website

Q & A document

FCHS 8th Grade Registration Video

22/23 9th Grade Course Selection Sheet

FCHS Course Catalog



Poudre High School

IB Info Night
Monday, November 7th 5:30 - 6:30 pm
@ the Lesher Auditorium

Poudre Preview Night:
November 1st, 2022 5:30 PM

8th Grade Information Website

PHS 8th Grade Registration Video

22/23 9th Grade Course Selection Sheet

PHS Curriculum Guide/ Course Catalog



Rocky Mountain High School

8th Grade Night: 
Monday, December 5th 6:00 - 8:00 PM

RMHS 8th Grade Registration Video

22/23 9th Grade Course Selection Sheet

RMHS Curriculum Guide/ Course Catalog

2022 Open House Information


Fossil Ridge High School

8th Grade Information Website

Ridge 101 Open House:
Wednesday, December 7th 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Registration Q & A:
January 24, 2023 6 - 7PM



Polaris Expeditionary Learning School

Middle & High School Open House: 
Wednesday, December 7th 5:00 - 5:45 PM

Middle & High School Celebration of Learning:
Wednesday, December 7th 5:45 - 7:30 PM


Centennial High School

Orientation Sessions 1:30 or 5:30 PM on

November 29, 2022
January 31, 2023
March 21, 2023


PSD Global Academy

Online and Hybrid Learning

Getting to Know PGA: K-12 Info Night:
 Thursday, December 1st 5:30 - 7:00 PM


Futures Lab

Career pathway opportunities that coordinate with your home high school

Info Night: TBD


Poudre Community Academy

Application Process

8th Grade Orientation:
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 3:45 PM


Wellington Middle-High School

Virtual Q&A: TBD


Timnath Middle-High School

Registration Q&A Night: 
Thursday, December 8th 6:30 - 8:30 PM

TMHS 8th Grade Registration Video

22/23 9th Grade Course Selection Sheet 

TMHS Course Catalog 




PSD does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, age or disability in access or admission to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. A lack of English speaking skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation.