District Overview for Military Families
Welcome to the San Diego Unified School District. We are the eighth largest U.S. urban district, and California's second largest school district.
The district educates 132,000 students from preschool through 12th grade, in 228 schools and educational facilities.
Our population is extremely diverse, representing more than 15 ethnic groups with more than 60 languages and dialects spoken at home. Students with family members on active duty represents a significant portion of our population -- more than 10,000 youngsters. Overall, we have over 13,000 military-connected students.
Your children will be attending school in a district that encompasses more than 200 square miles, and serves many military bases, including:
The important service our military families provide for our district and country is genuinely appreciated at our district. We recognize that transitioning in and out of schools is a challenging experience, and it is one we strive to make easier for you. We hope that your experience in San Diego will be a positive one and invite you to contact us if we can be of assistance while you are here.
2.5 Million, 3-Year Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Grant awarded to five San Diego Unified schools
District Military Contacts