Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) offers several choice schools and programs to our students. All students are eligible to attend. Admission is granted through a lottery system. Parents are responsible for providing their children's transportation to and from school.

ADMISSION TO ALL CHOICE PROGRAMS FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR IS NOW CLOSED. Contact the school for questions regarding placement on a waitlist.

For school year 2019-2020: All students interested in applying for a Choice Program must first register with the Registration Services, office at 25 Churchill, during Round 1 (January - February 2019, exact dates TBD). For Application Deadlines and Information Meeting Dates visit the Registration Dates page.

If interested in proposing a large-scale alternative program please review the following Guidelines for Developing Large Scale Alternative Programs.

Elementary School Choice Programs | Middle School Choice Programs