Apply for 2023-2024 School Year

Introduction

The following information is for applying to grades TK through 12. If you want to apply to Prekindergarten, please visit the Early Education page.

Start Here

I need a school for 2023-24 and have not applied before.

1) Gather your required documents 

Gather required documents and create a list of at least 5 school choices.

2) Complete and Submit Your 2023-24 Application

Submit an Online Application (Learn how to submit an online application)
or
Download a PDF application in your preferred language
(English | Español | 中文 | Tiếng Việt | Tagalog | Gagana Sāmoa | العربي)

See here on how to submit a paper or PDF application.

Don't forget to include these required documents.

IMPORTANT: Ruth Asawa School of the Arts and Lowell High School have different application processes. 

3) If needed, schedule a Language Assessment for your student. 

Students in K-8 who speak a language other than English and wish to enroll in a language program may need be assessed for their current language skills. An Enrollment Counselor may reach out to schedule a language assessment. Click here to learn more. 

I am currently enrolled in an SFUSD school, but need a school for 2023-24.

1) List at least 5 school choices

Create a list of at least 5 school choices.

2) Complete and Submit Your 2023-24 Application

Submit an Online Application (Learn how to submit an online application)
or
Download a PDF application in your preferred language
(English | Español | 中文 | Tiếng Việt | Tagalog | Gagana Sāmoa | العربي)

See here on how to submit a paper or PDF application.

Don't forget to include these required documents.

IMPORTANT: Ruth Asawa School of the Arts and Lowell High School have different application processes. 

3) If needed, schedule a Language Assessment for your student. 

Students in K-8 who speak a language other than English and wish to enroll in a language program may need be assessed for their current language skills. An Enrollment Counselor may reach out to schedule a language assessment. Click here to learn more. 

Application Forms

All Applicants: 

You can apply online using the online application at portal.sfusd.edu. You can also download a PDF application in your preferred language

(English | Español | 中文 | Tiếng Việt | Tagalog | Gagana Sāmoa | العربي)

Required Documents

All new applicants need to submit required documents. Please gather these documents and have them ready when filling out your application.

Language Assessment

Students in grades K-8 who speak a language other than English at home and wish to enroll in a language program may need to be assessed for their current language skills. An Enrollment Counselor may reach out to schedule a language assessment. Click here to learn more.

Key Dates

DATE

DESCRIPTION

October 21, 2022

Online Application opens and Paper Applications are available.

October 22, 2022

Enrollment Fair for Pre-K and Elementary Schools. Live workshops and launch of information on enrollment online. Official start of the enrollment cycle for School Year 2023-24.

October 24-27, 2022

Virtual Enrollment Fair for Middle and High Schools. Live, scheduled Q&A sessions with middle and high schools.

December 16, 2022
(3 pm)

Deadline to submit for Ruth Asawa School of the Arts online application form 

December 16, 2022
(5 pm online or Close of Business at EPC)
Deadline to apply for Lowell High School (9th grade General Education). Please view our Applying to Lowell page for more details. 
December 26 - 30, 2022  Educational Placement Center (EPC) office closed

February 3, 2023

Main Round Deadline. Last day to submit, revise or cancel TK -12 applications.

View other key dates 

For Help

If you need support or would like to speak with a counselor, please call 415-241-6085. 

More 4 year olds are now eligible for Transitional Kindergarten (TK)!  Please visit our TK page to learn more. 

This page was last updated on November 22, 2022