2020-2021 School Year Key Dates

Enrollment Key Dates for 2020-2021 School Year

October 19, 2019 

Enrollment Fair. Official start of the enrollment cycle for School Year 2020-2021.

December 13, 2019

Deadline for 9th grade Lowell and Ruth Asawa SOTA applicants.

January 17, 2020

Deadline for TK -12 applicants to submit, revise, or cancel applications.

Week of March 23, 2020

March Placement applicants receive notifications by mail.

March 26, 2020

March Placement Workshop at the Board Room from 5pm to 7pm. Due to COVID-19, this in-person workshop has been cancelled.

March 30 - April 3, 2020

Spring Break (schools closed).

April 7, 2020

March Placement Workshop at the Board Room from 5pm to 7pm. Due to COVID-19, this in-person workshop has been cancelled.

April 10, 2020

Deadline for

  • March Placement applicants to register at school to accept assignment offer. More about March Placement
  • Those who have missed the 1/17/20 deadline to submit an application.
  • March Placement applicants to submit a May Placement Application Form. More about May Placement
  • March Placement applicants to submit a Family and/or Medical Hardship Appeal.

May 11, 2020

Lowell 10th - 12th grade transfer application submission begins.

Week of May 18, 2020

May Placement applicants receive notifications by mail.

Appeal decisions mailed to families submitted a Hardship Appeal by April 10, 2020.

  • Register at the assigned school between May 18 - May 29.

May 29, 2020

Deadline for 

  • May Placement applicants to register at school to accept assignment offer.
  • June Wait Pool Submission, Revision, Cancellation.
  • Family Hardship and /or Medical Hardship Appeal. 

Week of June 17, 2020

Notifications of June Wait Pool by mail.

Appeal decisions mailed to families submitted a Hardship Appeal by May 29, 2020.

June 23, 2020

Wait Pool numbers posted online. Updates on 7/17/2020, 8/7/2020, 8/13/2020.

June 24, 2020

Open Enrollment begins.

  • Any applicant to receive an immediate placement in person to a school with no Wait Pool Request and has space available.

June 26, 2020

Deadline for Lowell 10th - 12th grade transfer application.

August 10 -14, 2020

Registration period for June Wait Pool and Open Enrollment recipients.

August 12, 2020

Deadline to submit, revise, or cancel August Wait Pool request.

August 17, 2020

School starts for Fall Semester 2020-2021.

August 17 - September 4, 2020

Approved August Wait Pool will be notified by phone. Please resist inquiring individual status by phone, email, or in person. District representatives will be calling families proactively as spaces emerge at all grade levels (TK-12th) during this period of time.

September 4, 2020

All Wait Pools dissolved by the end of this business day.

No transfer period begins for SFUSD students.

November 13, 2020

Deadline for SFUSD students to submit, revise, or cancel a Spring Transfer Request.

December 11, 2020

Notifications mailed to Spring Transfer applicants.