All Public Schools (Grades PreK-12)
Early Education Schools
There is a separate application process for the Infants, Toddlers, and PreK programs; however, the Transitional Kindergarten program (offered at some early education schools) does participate in SFUSD's student assignment process.
There is a total of 72 elementary schools, 58 of them are attendance area schools; the other 14 are citywide schools. There is no guarantee that a student will be assigned to his/her attendance area school or any particular citywide school.
There is a total of 13 middle schools. Middle schools do not have attendance areas, but there is an elementary-to-middle feeder system. There is no guarantee that a student will be assigned to his/her feeder middle school or any particular middle school.
There are 15 high schools. High schools do not have attendance areas nor a feeder school system. There is no guarantee that a student will be assigned to any particular high school. There are additional application requirements for Lowell and Ruth Asawa.