High School Specialty Program Application for Students Who Do Not Go to a SCUSD School or Live Outside Our District Boundaries


Pick up an Application Packet

Please visit the SCUSD Enrollment Center to pick up an application packet.

A completed application must be submitted to the SCUSD Enrollment Center by Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 12:00pm to be considered.  

SCUSD Enrollment Center

5601 47th Avenue
Sacramento, CA  95824
Phone: (916) 643-9075

Application Process

Student who lives within the SCUSD boundaries but currently does not attend one of our schools. Preregister at the Enrollment Center between November 13 - December 20, 2018 to verify your residence and be included in the application pool with all SCUSD applicants. A lottery will be implemented when eligible applications exceed the grade capacity at the requested specialty program.

Student who lives outside the SCUSD boundaries. Out-of-district applications will be held and processed during the April 1 – May 17, 2019 permit window. Applications that meet the program requirements will be accepted or go on the waiting list after qualified in-district applicants per California Education Code.

A completed application must be submitted to the Enrollment Center by Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 12:00pm to be considered. 

Carefully look at the checklist provided in the enrollment packet to make sure you submit all the required paperwork and fulfill all the requirements for each program applied to.

No late applications will be accepted. Please call the Enrollment Center at (916) 643-9075 with any questions. 

Essay and Test Sessions

Please RSVP using our webform for an essay or test session if you are applying for a SCUSD High School Specialty Program that requires an essay or test.