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What You Need to Apply

To apply for school, the parent or guardian of the student must bring the following documents in person to the Educational Placement Center (EPC).  We are located at 555 Franklin Street, Room 100, San Francisco, CA 94102. EPC is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

  • Completed application form
  • Parent/Guardian’s Picture ID
  • Student’s Proof of birth: Birth Certificate or Hospital record (If the document does not contain the Parent/Guardian name, additional guardianship verification is required)
  • One (1) proof of home address (see below for a list of acceptable proofs of home address)
  • High school transcript (for students currently enrolled in a non-SFUSD high school looking to transfer to SFUSD for the current school year)

Acceptable Proofs of Home Address:

Proof of home address must be original and include the name and address of the parent or guardian.

  • Utility service contract, statement or payment receipts; from agencies
    such as PG&E, water, cable, or garbage within 45 days (no cell phone
    bills will be accepted)
  • Both automobile registration and auto insurance policy (declarations
    page), must be current (count as one proof)
  • Homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy, must be current
  • Property tax statement, must be current assessment year.
  • Correspondence from a government agency within 45 days
  • Grant deed, title of property
  • Rental property contract, lease, or payment receipts within 45 days
  • Section 8 agreements, must be current
  • Affidavit of residency executed by the parent or legal guardian of a pupil
  • Pay stubs, within 45 days
  • Voter registration, must be current

Sorry, we cannot accept cell phone bills as proof of address.

Immunization Records

Immunization records are not required for application submission, but are required at the time of school enrollment.  

Students new to the district are required to meet the following requirements:
TB Skin Test (all students entering SFUSD)

  • within one year of entering the SFUSD or signature of health examiner attesting to no risk factors for TB
Children entering kindergarten through 6th grade should have:
  • 5 DTaP (4 doses meet requirement if at least one was given on or after the 4th birthday)
  • 4 Polio (3 doses meet requirement if at least one was given on or after the 4th birthday)
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 2 MMR (both on or after 1st birthday)
  • 1 Varicella (a second dose is recommended)
Children entering 7th-12th grade should have:
  • All immunizations above PLUS
  • Tdap (whooping cough) booster

Immunization forms are available at any San Francisco Health Center and the Educational Placement Center.

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