8th Grade: High School Resources

How to Apply to High School

Check out the video to the right learn more about how to apply for SFUSD High Schools this year. 

Prefer something written? 

Find the step-by-step guide here

How Does the School Assignment Process Work?

Watch the video to the right to learn more about the high school assignment process in SFUSD. 

Need More Information?

Check out the 8th Grade Resource Page for students or our 2020 High School Night slide deck


Still have questions? Reach out to your counselor! 

Career Pathways at our SFUSD High School

SFUSD Career Pathways in our High Schools give students access to career exploration, practice and mastery of technical skills, and early-college course work. From culinary to biotech, game design to law,  all 43 pathway programs cultivate critical thinking, technical literacy, public speaking, and leadership skills. Learn which high school offers which pathway HERE.


** Lowell H.S. & Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts (SOTA) are the only two high schools with additional application requirements.  Please see the links belows with information you need to know if you are applying to either of these two high schools:


Gateway High School
1000 Cayuga Avenue • 415-469-4090

655 De Haro Street • 415-643-6951