The District of Choice (DOC) application period opens today and runs until January 1st, 2019. SJCA parents who are interested in enrolling their student through DOC for the 2019-20 school year can apply online or submit the hard copy version of the application to the Office of Student Services by the deadline.
Although the DOC application is not due until January 1, 2019, it is highly suggested that the application is submitted in no later than December 20, 2018 because the offices will be closed beginning December 21 and will not open back up until Monday, January 6, 2019.
Information related to DOC and the link to the online application/hard copy can be accessed/downloaded from the WCUSD webpage:
If you have any questions regarding DOC please contact the Office of Student Services, Tina Flores, ex. 626-939-4600 ext. 4682.
From the WCUSD website:
Any parent or guardian who does not live within the WCUSD boundaries and is interested in having their child attend a WCUSD school will not be required to be released from their district of residence or reapply on an annual basis, if they participate in the District of Choice (DOC) program.
Applications for the 2019-2020 school year can only be accepted from November 1, 2018 to January 1, 2019.
The DOC program is not available to residents of the Azusa, Pomona, and Rowland Unified School Districts as they are not required to adhere to the program at this time.
- A student does not need to be released from his/her district of residence to be accepted through the DOC program. The DOC application can be completed in lieu of an inter-district or Allen Bill permit.
- Online DOC applications must be completed and submitted by January 1, 2019.
- Mail-in DOC applications must be post-marked by January 1, 2019.
- Hand-delivered DOC applications must be submitted to the District Office by December 20, 2018.
- Transportation to and from the student’s residence and the WCUSD school of attendance will not be provided.
- A student may not be accepted if the additional cost of educating the student would exceed the amount of additional state aid received as a result of the transfer.