Discover our Schools

SFUSD offers a wide variety of high quality school programs. While every school is responsible for teaching our children using the same high academic standards, each school has unique features and services. Explore your school options to find out which schools will best meet your child’s needs. We have 72 elementary schools (including eight K-8 schools), 13 middle schools, and 14 high schools for you to choose from, we hope that you will find a great fit for your family.

Attend the SFUSD Enrollment Fair

October 19, 2019: Enrollment Fair at O’Connell High School. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., 2355 Folsom St.  Applications available.

October - April: School tours. See individual school pages for tour dates and times.

Research schools

Are you looking for special programs like STEAM or language immersion? Perhaps schools that offer afterschool programs? Use our School Search tool.

Enrollment Guide: The 2020-21 Enrollment Guide is a great resource for families. It has the Schools at a Glance sections that provide useful school information. 

All-in-one School Map: The 2020-21 All-in-One Map is a general all-in-one map that shows where the schools are located, the attendance areas, and all the school types available within the SFUSD.

Visit schools

Tours begin in October, please check out Discover Our Schools section to find out the school tour information for each school.

We encourage you to visit as many schools as possible. It is a great way to meet staff, find out about services, and get a feel for the environment of the school.

Each school is its own community, providing its diverse student body with many unique educational experiences. All schools encourage visitors.

  • Please call ahead and plan your visit.
  • Stop by the school office to sign-in.
  • Observe classes, and talk to principals, teachers, and other parents.

Elementary School Attendance Area and Test Score Area (CTIP1)

Do you want to know what your elementary school attendance area is? Do you want to know if your address is within the Test Score Area (CTIP1)? Use our Address Lookup tool. 

Talk to parents

Hear directly about their experiences.

Enrollment Workshops

Attend a workshop to learn about the enrollment process. These workshops are open to the public and no registration is required.