Admissions

Admissions

The Ruth Asawa School of the Arts is a San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), high school. We accept applications ONLY from current 8th grade students applying to 9th grade, who live in San Francisco. 

All students entering Asawa SOTA audition for placement at into a single art department.  Of the 800 or so students who audition every year, about 200 are accepted.  Auditions are held in February for admission to school the following school year.  

Please read carefully through the application/audition information as the process and deadline are different than other SFUSD high schools. 

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