Round 1

The Round 1 registration period begins January 12, 2017 and ends February 15, 2017. This gives students the best possibility to attend their neighborhood school. The application must be completed and all original documents verified with the Central Attendance Office on or before February 15, 2017 to be considered Round 1 status.

Round 2

All registrations completed after February 15, 2017 are date and time stamped based upon registration completion date. Students are placed based on the completion date.

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Elementary School Information
Content: 

Kindergarten Information Meetings:

  • January 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Walter Hays Elementary in the MP Room
  • February 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Palo Verde Elementary in the MP Room
  • Translation will be provided at both events
  • All neighborhood schools will have Kindergarten visitation day on February 24, 2017. 
  • Please check with your neighborhood school for time and location.

Choice School/Program Information Meetings

Hoover Elementary

  • Informational Mtg with K. Bimpson, Princ. – October 4, 2016, February 8, & March 23, 2017, 8:00 to 10:00 AM
  • Informational Mtg with K. Bimpson, Princ. -Cancelled October 18, 2016, January 31, 2017, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
  • Elementary Choice Program Lottery – March 8, 2017 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Ohlone Elementary

  • Information Meeting – January 24, 2017 at 8:30 AM and February 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM in MP Room
  • Visitation Dates:  Please check Ohlone website for more info in December

Mandarin Immersion (at Ohlone)

  • Information Meeting – January 24, 2017 at 7:00 PM, Ohlone MP Room
  • Visitation Dates – Please check Ohlone website for more info in December

Spanish Immersion (at Escondido)

  • Information Meetings – January 26, 2017, 7:00 to 8:30 PM – English Speakers in Library / Spanish Speakers in Room 13
  • Visitation Days (Tours) – January 30 & 31, 2017 and  February 6 & 7, 2017, 9:00 to 9:45 AM in SI Classrooms and Library (Lottery Cards will given after tours)
  • Assessment Dates – February 21, 22, and 23, February 13 and 15, 2017 at 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM in Staff Lounge

Young Fives (Greendell)

  • Tours – Register for tours beginning December 1, 2016
  • Applications available January 2017
  • Observation Day – February 16, 2017

Voluntary Transfer Program Orientation and Registration

  • Orientation:  January 12, 2017 at 5:30 PM, 25 Churchill Ave.
  • Registration Begins:  February 1 – February 28, 2017
  • Elementary School Placement Meeting:  March 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM, District Office – SDC Room

Elementary Choice School/Programs Lottery

  • February 15, 2017 - Lottery Cards Due (Spanish Immersion)
  • February 21, 2017 – Lottery Cards Due (Hoover)
  • March 3, 2017, Noon – Lottery Cards Due (Ohlone and Mandarin Immersion)
  • March 8, 2017 – Lottery
  • March 15, 2017 – Choice Program Parent Acceptance Deadline

First Day of School

  • TBD
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Middle School Information
Content: 

Middle School General Information Meetings

  • January 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Each Middle School

Middle School Visits – Fifth Grade Only

  • May 11, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 Noon

Middle School Choice Program Information Meetings

  • Jordan – Spanish Immersion/Mandarin Immersion
    • Information Meetings – February 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM in MPR
  • Terman – Direct Instruction – February 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM in Cafe
  • JLS – Connections – February 6, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Middle School Choice Program Applications Due

  • February 21, 2017

Middle School Choice Program Lottery & Notification

  • March 1, 2017

Middle School Choice Program Parent Acceptance Deadline

  • March 8, 2017

First Day of School

  • TBD – 6th through 8th Grade

 

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High School Information
Content: 

High School Information Meetings

  • Gunn High School - Incoming 9th Grade Information Nights
    • Parent Information Night for All Middle Schools
      • January 25, 2017

AND

  • 8th Grade Course Selection Workshop
    • February 14, 2017 in the Counseling Office

 

  • Palo Alto High School - Incoming 9th Grade Information Nights
    • 8th Grade (Only) Parent Night
      • January 25, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM in Haymarket Theatre

AND

  • 8th Grade Course Selection Workshop
    • February 8, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in Library

First Day of School

  • TBD