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Families were notified from April 14th through June if their students were selected for one of their choice schools.
Transitional Kindergarten (TK)
Please see information on the left side of this page.
The priority application period for the 2015-2016 school year will begin Nov 1, 2014.
Applications will not be accepted after the deadline unless the family is new to the district or a current San Diego Unified student has a change of residence. Proof of new residence is required.
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Enrollment Options Catalog 2014-2015:
Neighborhood Schools & Enrollment Options
San Diego Unified is proud to offer a variety of enrollment choices. The priority application period for the 2014-2015 school year ended on Feb 15, 2014.
The 2014-2015 school year begins on Tuesday, September 2. School staff for enrollment returns from summer break on August 20th. If you have submitted a school choice application and your child is still on the waiting list, space may become available at that time. Please contact the school for enrollment information.
It is not necessary to submit a school choice application for attendance at your neighborhood school (contact them directly about enrollment). So please visit schools of interest, including your neighborhood school.
Please see our FAQ
and other important information on selecting a school.
- Start with your Neighborhood School
Contact the school directly for a tour and enrollment information. No School Choice applications are necessary when planning to attend your neighborhood school. .
Find your neighborhood school now.
- Program Improvement School Choice (PISC)
Available for San Diego Unified students attending a school that has not met one or more of its identified achievement targets for at least two years in a row.
- Magnet Programs
Provide in-depth, innovative, learning opportunities for students while meeting rigorous California state curriculum standards. Opportunities include STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math), International Baccalaureate Studies, MicroSociety, Paideia and Language Immersion. See the complete list of Magnets.
Voluntary Enrollment Exchange Program (VEEP)
VEEP allows students to attend other district schools. It is open to all students residing within a specific boundary of a school that has an approved VEEP pattern. Transportation is provided, but only within these VEEP patterns.
School Choice/Open Enrollment Act
Offers opportunities to apply to any school in the district on an availability basis only. School Choice students do not receive district provided transportation.
iHigh Virtual Academy is a WASC-accredited, online independent-study college-prep program for students in grades 9-12, offering either fulltime or part-time (dual) enrollment.
Transitional Kindergarten (TK)
Families with students who are age eligible for transitional Kindergarten (TK). These are students that will be five years old between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2. Students desiring enrollment in their neighborhood school can now go directly to the school for enrollment. All schools will have a program for transitional K students in the 2014-15 school year.
Students eligible for transitional Kindergarten (TK) can now apply to school choice via the district website at www.sandi.net/apply
, using the link that asks, "Is your child new to the district?". Families may continue to apply for TK on a space available basis.
The application for students will:
- Show as Grade Kindergarten for next year, student are age eligible for a two-year Kindergarten program (transitional Kindergarten).
- Be included on the school's Kindergarten choice enrollment list, but will be highlighted as transitional Kindergarten.
Please visit the District website on transitional Kindergarten at www.sandi.net/transitionalkindergarten.
Charters operate independently of the San Diego Unified. Please contact each school directly about enrollment.
Every school and program supports the district’s commitment to ensure our students’ future success in college and career. Enrollment in these programs are available to all district students, including English Learners, Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) and Special Education students. Thousands of students take advantage of these programs and enrollment is limited by available space at each school. Submitting an online application is required during the open enrollment options application period which was from November 1, 2013 to February 15, 2014 for the 2014-15 school year beginning in September 2014. The open enrollment options application period for the 2015-16 school year will begin on November 1, 2015.