Wait Pool Application Deadline is August 10, 2022 at 5pm PT
More 4 year olds are now eligible for Transitional Kindergarten (TK)!
Please visit our TK page to learn more:
The following information is for applying to grades TK through 12. If you want to apply to Prekindergarten, please visit the Early Education page.
I need a school for 2022-2023 and have not applied before.
You have two options for applying for school.
Submit a Wait Pool application for one school that currently has no openings. You will be notified starting August 15, 2022 if you have received that school. The deadline to apply for Wait Pool is August 10, 2022. Please see here for more information about Wait Pool.
This is for families who are new to San Francisco and/or have never applied for SFUSD schools. You will join a queue to be offered schools that have openings. Read more about New-to-SF Enrollment.
I applied for 2022-2023 in the Main Round and/or Round 2, and want to try for a different school.
You can try for a different school using our Wait Pool process. The Wait Pool will allow you to apply to just one school. The deadline to apply is August 10, 2022. Please see here for more information about Wait Pool.
This is open to anyone, and you can select from any school with no Wait Pool requests. You sign up to join a queue, and will be offered schools that have openings. Read more about Open Enrollment.
You can apply online using the online application at portal.sfusd.edu. You can also download a PDF application in your preferred language
(English | Español | 中文 | Tiếng Việt | Tagalog | Gagana Sāmoa | العربي)
Please list only one school on the application form.
Previous Applicants (Applied during Main Round and/or Round 2):
Wait Pool Application:
You can also pick up a paper application at our 555 Franklin Street office.
All new applicants need to submit required documents. Please gather these documents and have them ready when filling out your application.
Students in grades K-8 who speak a language other than English at home and wish to enroll in a language program may need to be assessed for their current language skills. An Enrollment Counselor may reach out to schedule a language assessment. Click here to learn more.
May 3, 2022
First day to submit a Wait Pool Request
July 5, 2022
New-to-SF Enrollment period begins
July 18, 2022
Open Enrollment period begins
|August 10, 2022||Last day to submit, revise, or cancel a Wait Pool Request|
|August 17, 2022||First day of school|
|August 15, 2022 until September 2, 2022||Wait Pool notification period, only families selected through the assignment process to attend their Wait Pool school will receive a phone call|
If you need support or would like to speak with a counselor, please call 415-241-6085.
More 4 year olds are now eligible for Transitional Kindergarten (TK)! Please visit our TK page to learn more.
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