March Placement Period

Accepting Your March Placement Offer for School Year 2020-21

The EPC will be closed to the public until at least May 1st. Assignment offers for the 2020-21 school year will be mailed as planned on March 20th, and families can respond to their offer online or via mail. Please do not go to the EPC or schools to respond in person.

Families who applied by the January 17, 2020 deadline will be mailed their assignment offer letter on March 20, 2020. The deadline to register is April 10, 2020. We encourage everyone to accept your assignment even if you would like to continue to apply for a different school.

How to accept your school assignment for school year 2020-21

Please choose one of these remote/virtual ways to register your student.

Online: Sign onto ParentVue to accept or reject your school assignment. If you need an activation code, a letter should have been mailed to your home on March 16th. If you have not received your activation code, please email enrollinschool@sfusd with your students full name, date of birth and a copy of parent Id. You can also submit your request at

How to Use ParentVUE to Register: English | 中文 | Español | Tagalog | Tiếng Việtعربى

By Mail: Please complete the tear-off response sheet that was included in your offer letter and mail to “Educational Placement Center, 555 Franklin Street, Room 100, San Francisco CA 94102".Mail must be postmarked by April 10, 2020. EPC will email you after we have received your response.

If you need to cancel your school assignment, please contact us.

Whether or not you have registered for your assigned school, if you are leaving SFUSD please email us at with your child’s name, Student ID number, and birthdate to let us know of your cancellation.

If you wish to apply for a different school assignment, you may participate in the May Placement Period.

Medical and Hardship Appeal

If you need to submit a Medical & Hardship Appeal, please complete EnglishEspañol | 中文 . To submit:

By Mail: Please complete the form and mail to “Educational Placement Center, 555 Franklin Street, Room 100, San Francisco CA 94102”. Mail must be postmarked by April 10, 2020. 

By Email: Please email the completed form to EPC will email you after we have received your form. 

Understanding Enrollment Flowchart

Here is a graphical flowchart explaining the 2020-21 enrollment steps and dates.

March 2020 Enrollment Data

Virtual Workshops

Families who would like additional assistance with understanding their options after March Placement may join a virtual workshop. This virtual workshop will walk families through the May Placement process followed by a live Q&A. This workshop is in lieu of the cancelled in-person workshops that were scheduled for March 26 and April 7. The virtual workshop will be livestreamed in English, Spanish, and Chinese, and the recording posted on for viewing on-demand. Please see Virtual Enrollment Workshops for the dates and times.