FAQs for High School Specialty Programs
How many specialty programs can I apply to?
You can only apply for two specialty programs.
The specialty program I am applying for is at my neighborhood school. Do I have to go through Open Enrollment?
Yes, all applicants* must go through Open Enrollment. Your application will not be completed until you do so. Open Enrollment happens 1/10/17 – 1/24/17.
*If you are applying to the Kennedy PACE program and you are in their attendance area, you do NOT need to apply through Open Enrollment.
Do I have to turn in a transcript?
- If you are a current SCUSD student you will not have to turn in a transcript. Your records will automatically be sent to the program(s) that you apply for.
- If you are not a SCUSD student, you will need to submit a transcript with your application.
How do I find my current teachers’ email address is?
All our middle school websites have staff directories posted. If you cannot find your teacher’s email online – ask them!
How can I make a change to a submitted application?
Please contact the program’s coordinator. If you are making a change to the programs you have applied for you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How will I know you received my application?
Once you successfully submit an application, you will receive a confirmation screen that you can print for your records. Confirmation emails will be sent to all parents/guardians.
SCUSD Students: make sure your parent/guardian(s) has an email listed in Infinite Campus.
If your parent/guardian would like to add or change their email in Infinite Campus, have them login to the parent portal and go to the Account Management page. If your parent/guardian has any questions about accessing their Infinite Campus account, please have them contact your school.
I missed the essay/test for the specialty program I applied for. What do I do?
Please contact the program’s coordinator.
When do I find out if I got into the specialty program(s) I applied for?
Notification letters will be mailed to you by March 3, 2017.