Admission FAQs


  • Asawa School of the Arts is a public high School in the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD)

  • there are 16 Art Programs

  • students audition to qualify in a single art department and continue in that department for four years

  • students apply to both Asawa SOTA and SFUSD

  • there are about 200 spots for incoming 9th grade students

  • students must live in San Francisco to apply

  • all students, no matter what their experience or arts background, are considered