Transcripts, Student Records & Work Permits

 Please click on a section below for more information:

COVID-19 UPDATE:

  • Due to the “Shelter in Place” orders from the City and County of San Francisco, the Transcripts, Records and Work Permits Office location at 20 Cook Street is CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until further notice.
  • Our Office is Open Virtually: 
    • Via Phone:  415-750-4500  x1020
      • Mondays - 9am-3pm
      • Wednesdays - 10am-5pm
      • Fridays - 10am-5pm
    • Via Zoom: click here to join Zoom Meeting (STARTING JUNE 9, 2020)
      • Tuesdays -10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm
      • Thursdays - 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm
  • Transcripts and student records can still be ordered / processed by following the instructions on this web page below.
  • NOTE THAT AS OF 5/22/2020 WE HAVE A NEW PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING WORK PERMITS (click on “Work Permits” below).
  • If you have additional questions please email transcripts@sfusd.edu

High School Transcripts - 2019-20 Seniors

NOTE: The information below applies only to those seniors who are CURRENTLY ATTENDING PUBLIC Schools in SFUSD (see list below):

  • Students in other grades, please contact your school directly for any documentation needed

 

2020 SENIORS FINAL TRANSCRIPTS (will be processed and sent June, 2020): 

  • SFUSD now uses Parchment to order transcripts and check on the status of those orders.
    • Please check your SFUSD student email account for an email from Parchment (sent May 5th or 6th) on how to set up your Parchment account.
    • Setting up your Parchment account will allow you to order your final transcripts and receive updates on the status of those orders.
  • NOTE: Your final transcript orders will be placed on HOLD until June.
    • These orders will be processed as soon as the Transcript Office receives the final transcripts (between June 10-30). 
  • You do not need to pay for the first four copies of your final official electronic transcripts.
    • There is an additional charge for transcripts to be mailed instead of sent electronically:
      • USPS Domestic: $2.75 each
      • USPS International: $5.25 each
      • FedEx Domestic Overnight: $28.00 each
      • FedEx International: $49.50 each
  • If you did not receive an email from Parchment on how to set up your account, please email transcripts@sfusd.edu 
    • Include 1. your full name as enrolled 2. date of birth 3. high school, and 4. attach photo ID (school ID is fine)

 

SFUSD PUBLIC SCHOOLS LIST:

  • Abraham Lincoln High School
  • Balboa High School
  • Civic Center Secondary School
  • Downtown High School
  • Galileo Academy Of Science & Technology
  • George Washington High School
  • Hilltop High School
  • Ida B Wells High School
  • Independence High School
  • John O'Connell High School
  • June Jordan School For Equity
  • Lowell High School
  • Mission High School
  • Newcomer High School
  • Phillip & Sala Burton Academy High School
  • Raoul Wallenberg Traditional High School 
  • Ruth Asawa School Of The Arts
  • San Francisco International High School
  • The Academy at McAteer
  • Thurgood Marshall Academic High School

If your school is not on the list above, please visit the following sections further down in this web page:

  • Charter / County Schools
  • Private / Parochial Schools
  • Closed Schools
  • If you still cannot find the school / instructions you need for ordering, please email us at transcripts@sfusd.edu

High School Transcripts - Former Students / Alumni

  • SFUSD now uses Parchment to process all Transcript requests:
    • Official Electronic Transcripts cost is $8.00 each
    • Official Transcripts sent by mail cost:
      • USPS Domestic: $10.75 each
      • USPS International: $13.25 each
      • FedEx Domestic Overnight: $33.00 each
      • FedEx International: $57.50 each
  • You must select one of the schools from the list below.
    • Select the school you graduated from, or the last school you attended.
    • You will be taken to Parchment’s website and asked to create an account.
  • If the school you graduated from, or last attended, is not on the list below, please review the following sections for more information:
    • Charter / County Schools (below this section)
    • Private / Parochial Schools (below this section)
    • Closed Schools (below this section)
    • GEDs (below this section)
    • If you still cannot find the school / instructions you need for ordering, please email us at transcripts@sfusd.edu

CLICK ON THE SCHOOL YOU GRADUATED FROM, OR LAST ATTENDED, FROM THE LIST BELOW, TO PROCESS YOUR ORDER / PAYMENT ON PARCHMENT

WORK PERMITS

PLEASE NOTE THAT AS OF 5/22/2020 WE HAVE A NEW PROCESS FOR OBTAINING WORK PERMITS

  • WE CAN NOT ACCEPT WORK PERMIT APPLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS VIA EMAIL. 
  • We do not process Work Permits for any PRIVATE SCHOOLS. Please contact your school directly for how to obtain your Work Permit.
  • The steps below apply to both individual students (one Work Permit) and CBOs (multiple Work Permits)

1.  Download and FULLY complete the application Statement of Intent to Employ a Minor and Request for a Work Permit

  • Including parent / guardian's signature, employer signature in the employer section, and social security number.

2.  Bring Proof of Age:

  • ONE of the following: birth certificate, passport, California ID or Driver's License

3.  Bring Current Report Card:

  • Should be from Spring 2020
  • You can show this to us on your phone

4.  Book an appointment online to bring all of the above materials to our office:

  • We will not be accepting walk-ins; you must book an appointment.
  • Only one Work Permit processed per appointment.
  • CBOs may schedule one appointment to drop off multiple work permits and a separate appointment to pick up Work Permits.
    • Please allow 1 business day for every 20 permits you need processed.
  • We are located at: 20 Cook Street, San Francisco, CA  94118.
  • These appointments are only for processing work permits. All other requests (transcripts, records, diplomas) must be completed through our website.
  • Please come to the back of the building: enter through gate on South end of building, or through parking lot gate across from 22 Blake Street.
  • You must wear a mask to receive service.

 

-  We do not accept work permits by mail

-  Students must renew their work permit with a separate application at the beginning of each school year and each summer. 

  • Students must also have a separate work permit for each distinct job.

- The following students do NOT need work permits:

  • Those who have graduated from high school, regardless of age
  • Those who have passed the California High School Proficiency Exam
  • Those who are 18 year of age or older

Education Verifications (for 3rd Parties only)

  • SFUSD now uses Parchment to process all Graduation / Education Verification requests.
  • The cost is $15.00 per request.
  • You must upload the candidate’s signed Release of Records into Parchment.
    • We accept Electronic Signatures.
  • Select the school the candidate graduated from, or the last school they attended
  • If the school you are looking for is not on the list below, please review the following sections for more information:
    • Charter / County Schools (below this section)
    • Private / Parochial Schools (below this section)
    • Closed Schools (below this section)
    • GEDs (below this section)
    • If you still cannot find the school you need for ordering, please email us at transcripts@sfusd.edu

PLEASE SELECT FROM ONE OF THE SCHOOLS BELOW TO ORDER:

Enrollment Records

  • We can usually write an “Affidavit Letter” that states which schools you attended while in SFUSD, the years you attended, and the addresses you lived at.
    • Some records prior to 2014 do not have specific middle or elementary schools listed, or your addresses
    • Most records prior to 1990 do not have specific elementary schools or addresses listed
  • SFUSD now uses Parchment to process all Enrollment Records requests.
    • Electronic Records cost $8.00 each.
    • Official Records sent by mail cost:
      • USPS Domestic: $10.75 each
      • USPS International: $13.25 each
      • FedEx Domestic Overnight: $33.00 each
      • FedEx International: $57.50 each

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR ENROLLMENT VERIFICATION THROUGH PARCHMENT

  • Please note after you order on Parchment you MUST email us at transcripts@sfusd.edu and tell us which years and schools you would like verified. For example:
    • 1999-2004 - Washington High School

Diplomas

  • Please Note: this is only for Diploma replacements. DUE TO COVID, IT CAN TAKE UP TO 12 WEEKS OR LONGER TO RECEIVE DIPLOMAS FROM THE COMPANY THAT PRODUCES THEM FOR US. 

PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW LIST OF SCHOOLS IN THE HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS - FORMER STUDENTS / ALUMNI SECTION ABOVE TO UNDERSTAND WHICH SCHOOLS WE CAN PROVIDE REPLACEMENT DIPLOMAS.

PLEASE FOLLOW THESE 4 STEPS TO ORDER:

  1. Mail in payment of $20.00 (cash, check or money order) to: SFUSD Transcript Office - 20 Cook St. Room 11 - San Francisco, CA 94118
  2. Complete this form
  3. Email transcripts@sfusd.edu with a picture of your photo ID attached to the email (please clarify in the email it is for a diploma you are ordering)
  4. Once payment is received, diplomas will take up to 12 weeks for you to receive in the mail.

If you received your GED, do not order here.

  • Instead, please review the GEDs section below.

GEDs

  • We do not hold any records that indicate obtaining your GED.
  • Instead, please visit the GED Website
  • Or call 1-877-EXAM-GED (877-392-6433)

Charter Schools

  • For any of the schools below, you must contact them directly for your: 
    • High School Transcripts
    • Enrollment Records
  • Our office can still provide you with additional records for any SFUSD PUBLIC schools you attended before or after your Charter / County School(s)
    • See the sections above for how to order those additional records

 

SFUSD CHARTER / COUNTY SCHOOLS:

C.A.R.E. Bayview High School

C.A.R.E. Buchanan

City Arts and Tech High School

Five Keys Charter High School

Flex Academy - CLOSED

Gateway High School

John Adams High School

KIPP Bayview Academy

KIPP SF Bay Academy

KIPP SF College Prep

Leadership Charter High School

Life Learning Academy Charter High School

Metro High School - CLOSED - please contact City Arts and Tech High School

Youth Chance High School

Private / Parochial Schools

  • We do not hold records for any private or parochial schools (open or closed).
  • Please refer to the “Private Schools” section of this web page for info on how to obtain those records: 

If you are not sure if your school was Private / Parochial or Public, you may look it up in the California School Directory and refer to the “Sector Type” column or the “School Type” section.

Closed Schools

Special Education Records

  • Our office does NOT hold any Special Education Records.
  • The District only holds Special Education Records until a former student turns 25.
  • You may contact SFUSD Special Education Records Directly:

Subpoena Requests

Contact Pupil Services:

  • Attn: Eddie Chung
  • 727 Golden Gate Avenue, 2nd Floor - San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Phone: 415-241-3030 x13042
  • Fax: 415-241-6213
  • chunge@sfusd.edu

CONTACT US

Address:

  • SFUSD Transcripts & Records 
  • 20 Cook St., Room 11
  • San Francisco, CA  94118

Phone: 415-750-4500 x1020

Email:  transcripts@sfusd.edu

NOTE: We are not accepting phone calls, or orders by mail / fax at this time. Please visit the sections above for more information and ordering. If you still have questions, please email us.