May Placement Period

Applying in the May Placement Period for School Year 2020-21

The Educational Placement Center (EPC) will be closed to the public until at least May 1st. School 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 come to EPC to respond in person.

The deadline to apply for the May Placement Period (commonly known as "Round 2”) is April 10, 2020. School assignment letters will be mailed May 15th, and the deadline to register is May 29th.

Families who received an offer in the March Placement Period and wish to change their school assignments may participate in the May Placement Period. If they receive a new assignment, they are immediately dropped from their previously registered school.

How to apply for the May Placement Period

Online: Please complete your application at If you have a ParentVue account, please login with your existing account. If you are new to SFUSD, please create a new account. Instructions for using ParentVue to apply are in this help doc.

By Mail: Complete the necessary forms (links below) and mail to “Educational Placement Center, 555 Franklin Street, Room 100, San Francisco CA 94102”. Mail must be postmarked by April 10, 2020. EPC staff will email you to confirm receipt of your application.

Forms for May Placement

Understanding Enrollment Flowchart

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

Virtual Workshops

Families who would like additional assistance with understanding May 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.