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Please contact Registration Services with any questions: RegistrationServices@pausd.org; (650) 329-3707.

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Elementary School Information

Kindergarten Information Meetings

  • January 10, 2019, 7:00 - 8:30pm (location TBD at a north Palo Alto elementary school)
  • January 23, 2019, 7:00 - 8:30pm (location TBD at a south Palo Alto elementary school)
  • Translation will be provided at both events
  • All neighborhood schools (except Ohlone and Hoover) will have "Open House" Kindergarten visitation day (TBD in late February 2019). Please check with your neighborhood school for time and location.

Choice School/Program Information Meetings

For details on each Choice Program, click here.

Hoover Elementary

  • Parent Information Nights (adults only): 6:30pm - 8:00pm (TBD in Jan/Feb 2019)
  • Open House Dates: (TBD in Feb/March 2019)
  • New Family Orientation: 6:00pm - 7:30pm (TBD in late April 2019)
  • Hoover Lottery Applications Due: February 27, 2019 12:00 noon at Hoover main office
  • Lottery: March 6, 2019 (10:00am, at District Office, 25 Churchill Ave)
  • Deadline for Parent Acceptance: March 11, 2019 (email by 12 midnight)

Ohlone Elementary

  • Information Meeting: (TBD in Jan/Feb 2019)
  • Visitation Dates (TBD in Jan/Feb 2019):  Please check Ohlone website for more info in December
  • Ohlone Lottery Applications Due: February 27, 2019 12:00 noon at Ohlone main office
  • Lottery: March 6, 2019 (10:00am, at District Office, 25 Churchill Ave)
  • Deadline for Parent Acceptance: March 11, 2019 (email by 12 midnight)

Mandarin Immersion (at Ohlone)

  • Information Meeting: 7:00pm, Ohlone MP Room (TBD in late January 2019)
  • Visitation Dates: Please check Ohlone website for more info in December 2018
  • MI Lottery Applications Due: February 27, 2019 12:00 noon at Ohlone main office
  • Lottery: March 6, 2019 (10:00am, at District Office, 25 Churchill Ave)
  • Deadline for Parent Acceptance: March 11, 2019 (email by 12 midnight)

Spanish Immersion (at Escondido)

  • Information Night: 7:00pm – 8:30pm (TBD in late January 2019), English Speakers in Library / Spanish Speakers in Room 13
  • Kinder Visitation Days: (TBD in February 2019) 9:00 to 9:45am in SI Classrooms and Library (Lottery Applications will be given after tours)
  • Testing for Spanish-fluent and Bilingual students Dates – by appointment (TBD in Feb/Mar 2019)
  • SI Lottery Applications Due: February 27, 2019 12:00 noon at Escondido main office
  • Lottery: March 6, 2019 (10:00am, at District Office, 25 Churchill Ave)
  • Deadline for Parent Acceptance: March 11, 2019 (email by 12 midnight)

Young Fives (Greendell)

  • Tours: Register for tours beginning (TBD in November 2019)
  • Applications available after families complete a tour
  • Observation Day: (TBD in February 2019)

Voluntary Transfer Program Orientation and Registration

  • Orientation:  (TBD in January 2019) 5:30pm, 25 Churchill Ave (District Office)
  • Registration:  (TBD in February 2019) 25 Churchill Ave (District Office)
  • Elementary School Placement Meeting:  (TBD in late March 2019) 5:30pm, 25 Churchill Ave (District Office)

First Day of Elementary School: (TBD August 2019)

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Middle School Information

Middle School General Information Meetings: 7:00pm at Each Middle School (TBD in late January 2019)

Middle School Visits (Fifth Graders Only): 10:30am to 12:00pm (TBD in early May 2019)

Middle School Choice Program Information Meetings:

  • JLS – Connections: 7:00pm (TBD in early February 2019)
  • Jordan – Spanish Immersion/Mandarin Immersion: 7:00pm (TBD in early February 2019)
  • For details on Choice programs, click here.

Middle School Choice Program Applications Due: February 19, 2019, 4:00pm (email or main office of the school)

Middle School Choice Program Lottery & Notification: February 27, 2019, 1:00pm (25 Churchill Ave)

Middle School Choice Program Parent Acceptance Deadline: March 5, 2019

First Day of Middle School: (TBD in August 2019)

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High School Information

High School Counselors Distribute Course Catalogs to 8th Graders at the Middle Schools:

  • JLS: Visit by Gunn and Palo Alto counselors (TBD in early February 2019)
  • Fletcher: Visit by Gunn and Palo Alto counselors (TBD in early February 2019)
  • Greene: Visit by Gunn and Palo Alto counselors (TBD in early February 2019)

High Schools hold Registration Meetings at the Middle Schools:

  • JLS: Visit by Gunn and Palo Alto counselors (TBD in late February 2019)
  • Fletcher: Visit by Gunn and Palo Alto counselors (TBD in late February 2019)
  • Greene: Visit by Gunn and Palo Alto counselors (TBD in late February 2019)

Parent (of 8th graders) Information Nights: 7:00 - 8:30pm at Each High School (TBD in late January 2019)

Course Selection Workshops: 7:00pm at Each High School (TBD in early February 2019)

First Day of High School: (TBD in August 2019)