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Application Forms

There is only one general enrollment application form for all grade levels (TK-12). The application form, along with all necessary documents, must be submitted to the Educational Placement Center. 

Application Forms for the 2019-20 School Year

Applying to Lowell or SOTA? 

Lowell High School and Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts (SOTA) are the only two high schools with additional application requirements.  Below are the specialized sections with the information you need to know if you are applying to these two high schools:  

Lowell High School 9th grade applicants must submit:

  • A general SFUSD Enrollment Application; AND
  • A Lowell 9th Grade Application

Both application forms must be submitted together by the Lowell due date.

Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts (SOTA) applicants must submit:

  • A general SFUSD Enrollment Application; AND
  • A SOTA Application

Additional Forms & Documents

Language Pathways

Many of our schools offer different language pathways in addition to the General Education Program.  If your child is eligible to apply, you may list these language pathways separately on the application form.  Read the descriptions and eligibility requirements of these language pathways.

Rationale for Dual Language Immersion Pathway Cohort Capacities

Japanese Bilingual Bicultural Program (JBBP) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Language Assessment

If your child speaks a language other than English and lists a dual language
or biliteracy pathway as one of her/his choices, she/he may be assessed for
her/his current language skills. The language assessments evaluate a child’s
proficiency in the pathway language (if assessment is available).  Language assessments will not be scheduled until an application has been submitted. Read more on language assessment and the classification of English Learners

Special Education

If you are applying for Special Education school enrollment and you have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), please read more in the Special Education section.

Find out what documents you need to provide in order to apply for school in the What You Need to Apply section.

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