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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.
Due to COVID restrictions you can apply for Open Enrollment completely online:
1.  Online
     *The link will be posted here on the scheduled dates and times.   
     *Please check back on January 20 at 8:00 AM.

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 which school you are supposed to attend use the following link to enter your address:   CLICK HERE.   If you have other questions about the Open Enrollment Process, call 827-3157.
Incoming Freshmen (Class of 2025)

January 20, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
January 21, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
January 22, 2021 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 2021 can apply for Open Enrollment in the method below:   
   - Online at  
RETURNING STUDENTS ONLY (current 9th-11th graders):

Beginning March 8, 2021 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 2, 2021.
  •  CIF transfer regulations also may apply.