We know that you have many choices in selecting the best education for your child and we thank you for making PUSD your first choice.
While every child living within PUSD boundaries is guaranteed placement in their neighborhood school, a different campus might offer a specialized program or focus that better meets the interests and needs of the individual student.
PUSD's annual winter Open Enrollment process offers families an opportunity to apply to attend a school other than their assigned neighborhood school in the next academic year.
The 2016-17 Open Enrollment application process will begin in January 2016, right after the Winter Recess. More detailed information will be available here shortly.
The Open Enrollment process typically opens in November for priority registration. The online application period for the first lottery is in early January. Notifications are made by March, with registration occurring shortly thereafter. A second lottery and registration for any remaining spots from the first lottery takes place in April.
Inter-district transfers are processed May-June.
Please check the District’s school locator to become familiar with school boundary changes. New boundaries were approved at the October 23, 2014 Board of Education meeting. The new boundaries shift the geographic school boundaries of many PUSD schools but do not include any school closures. While these changes will take effect for the 2015-2016 school year, students will not have to change the school they are currently attending. Parents are also able to choose any school outside their attendance area with space available through Open Enrollment.