Specialty Schools and District Charter (Dependent)

  • Stockton Unified School District offers a variety of unique schools and programs to meet the needs of many students. Every type of learner has an opportunity. SUSD has a range of options, including fundamental schools that inspire innovation and creativity in career pathways and STEM. If interested, it is encouraged to review the portfolios of the specialized programs in the District. Chose the school of interest beginning February 13th.

    Seven elementary schools implement a random selection process using a lottery system.

    Lottery schools:

    Commodore Skills, Fremont, Hazelton, Hong Kingston, Kohl, Primary Years Academy, Taft

    Timelines and selection processes vary. For interest in non-lottery schools please check their school brochures to ensure the application process is followed and meets the required deadline.


    Lottery School Important Dates:

    February 13th : Online application period opens for the 2023-2024 school year. 

    June 16th : Online application for random selection sites closes at 4:00 p.m.

    June 21st : Lottery selection postings available from 9:00 a.m.-11:00:00 a.m.

    • in person @ 1800 S. Sutter St. Stockton, CA 95206
    • by phone 209-933-7028

    After July 10th : Confirmation and status of the application are mailed to applicants.

    As openings are available, applicants in the random selection will be placed in schools. Other applicants will be on a waiting list as determined by the arbitrary selection process


    Specialty school application click here!

    K-8 Schools

    High Schools


    Non-Discrimination Statement

    District programs and activities (educational, employment, and vocational/adult education) shall be free from discrimination based on gender/sex (including sexual harassment), gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, religion (religious creed, national origin/immigration status, ancestry, ethnic group, marital or parental status, pregnancy, denial of family care leave, age, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (Cancer), Vietnam era veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other unlawful consideration.

    If you believe you, or your student, have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying you should contact your school site principal and/or: the District’s Title IX Coordinator, Sharon Womble, Interim Director of Constituent Services by phone at (209) 933-7000 ext. 2195, by email SWomble@stocktonusd.net, or in person at 56 South Lincoln Street, Stockton, CA 95202. 504 Coordinator, Jennifer Robles at (209) 933-7130 or by email JRobles@stocktonusd.net


  • Applying to our Specialty Schools


    Specialty School applications and the priority enrollment process is only for K-8 schools. For high school programs, contact the school directly.

    2023-24 Applications are accepted between February 13, 2023 until June 16, 2023 @ 4:00 p.m. for the Priority Enrollment Lottery process.

    The Enrollment Lottery will be held on June 30, 2023 at 10 AM. Parents will be informed of the Enrollment Lottery School placement beginning July 10, 2023.