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 sfusd.edu/onlineapp. 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
- May Placement Application Form see: English/中文/Espanol OR Tiếng Việt/Tagalog/العربية
- Additional School Choices Form (use this to add more schools to your ranked list after all spaces are filled in on your May Placement Application Form)
- Application Revision Form for May (Use this form ONLY after you have submitted your application and need to update your school list or rank order before April 10, 2020)
- Brand New Applicants: General Enrollment Application for Grades TK-12 (Legal Size) | (Letter Size) (Español | 中文 | Tiếng Việt | Tagalog | العربي)
Understanding Enrollment Flowchart
Here is a graphical flowchart explaining the 2020-21 enrollment steps and dates.
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 sfusd.edu/enroll for viewing on-demand. Please see Virtual Enrollment Workshops for the dates and times.