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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.  The application deadline is January 13, 2017 for the March Placement Period (Round One) of the 2017-18 enrollment process. 

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.

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.

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 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 December 16, 2016.

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

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

The SOTA application must be submitted to Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts (SOTA) by December 7, 2016 to participate in the first audition (January 7, 2017) and the first placement round, or by February 15, 2017, to participate in the second audition (March 4, 2017) and second placement round.  The general SFUSD Enrollment Application must be submitted to the Educational Placement Center by January 13, 2017.

Application Forms for 2017-18 School Year

Application Forms for 2016-17 School Year

Additional Forms & Documents

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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