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Open Enrollment


Open Enrollment is your opportunity to apply for admission to a high school other than the one serving your student, based on your residential address. Open Enrollment applications are processed randomly. There is no advantage in arriving prior to the scheduled times.

NOTE: You do not need to take part in Open Enrollment if you would like your student to attend the school serving your regular attendance area.

Complete details about Open Enrollment and information about each school is available at the campus nearest you or at the District Office. If you have questions about your attendance area, call 827-3256. If you have other questions about the Open Enrollment Process, call 827-3157.
Incoming Freshmen

January 22, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
January 23, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
January 24, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Kern High School District Office
5801 Sundale Avenue - School Support Services

Parents or guardians of students entering the 9th grade in Fall 2020 must apply in person at the Kern High School District Office. If the parent/guardian is unable to attend, another adult may act as your designee. A proxy application for the designated adult may be picked up at the Kern High School District Office beginning January 7, 2020. 
RETURNING STUDENTS ONLY (current 9th-11th graders):

March 9, 2020 to April 3, 2020

Beginning March 9, 2020 returning students entering grades 10, 11 or 12 will be able to apply by mail. Applications will be available at all school sites. All applications must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020.
  •  CIF transfer regulations also may apply.