Secondary School of Choice
2024-2025, Simi Valley Unified
WELCOME TO SIMI VALLEY SCHOOLS
At Simi Valley Schools, we value every family passing through our schools and programs. It's so important to us that we've made it Our Promise to our community, that we will inspire each and every student to succeed in school, career and life.
SCHOOL OF CHOICE PROCESS
Simi Valley Unified School District allows families to enroll at almost any of our schools through the School of Choice (SOC) process. Please note that the availability at each school may be limited due to class size and facilities/space.
Given all our schools offer exceptional programs, Simi Valley students often choose to enroll at their neighborhood schools. If you enroll in your neighborhood school, you do not have to participate in SOC. The boundary map below will assist you in identifying your neighborhood school.
School of Choice applications must be submitted online by the end of day on February 9, 2024. Evening Showcases and school tours will be available on all of our campuses. Check each school’s website or newsletter for more details.
*Please note: If your child receives Special Education Services through an IEP (Individualized Education Program), the final determination for school placement is determined by the IEP team.
INCOMING 6TH & 7TH GRADE STUDENTS - MIDDLE SCHOOL
We understand that every family has unique preferences when it comes to their child's education, and we are committed to accommodating those preferences to the best of our abilities. However, it's important to acknowledge that we expect the middle schools to be operating at full capacity. If your child plans to attend their neighborhood school then there is no action required or application to complete. The student information system will automatically transfer the student to their neighborhood school based on the primary address recorded in Aeries.
If your child does not wish to attend the next residential school as communicated in the email sent on Wednesday, October 18th, then families should complete the school of choice application. If space allows, school of choice will be based on a lottery. Priority is given to those who will have a sibling currently attending 6th or 7th grade at the middle school of choice.
SCHOOL OF CHOICE APPLICATION
This form is only required if families wish to apply for a school other than the next residential middle school. It must be submitted on or before February 9, 2024. You will need the 6-digit student ID number. This is the ID number students use to purchase lunch (can be found in Aeries).
Please follow the link below to fill out the School of Choice Application or visit our website.
If you have any further questions, please call your current school’s office for assistance.
INCOMING 9TH GRADE STUDENTS - HIGH SCHOOL
ATTENDING HOME HIGH SCHOOL
Royal High School and Simi Valley High School are the neighborhood high schools in Simi Valley. Students who are attending their neighborhood high school do not need to complete the School of Choice Application. The student information system will automatically transfer the student to their neighborhood school based on the primary address recorded in Aeries.
NOT ATTENDING HOME HIGH SCHOOL
Families who do not plan to attend their home high school, must complete the School of Choice Application at the desired high school.
APPLYING FOR SANTA SUSANA HIGH SCHOOLSSHS is not a neighborhood, home school. As a result, they have a separate school of choice application to complete on their website and/or newsletter. This is due by February 9th. Families will be notified by February 16th of their acceptance. SSHS Application
STUDENTS LIVING OUTSIDE OF SIMI VALLEY
Families living outside of Simi Valley must apply for and submit their approved interdistrict permit (signed by their school district of residence) through a web form on the district website.
SCHOOL OF CHOICE NEWSLETTERS & EVENTS
Each of our secondary schools will host a School Showcase. This will be a great night to get to know the staff, learn about the programs and pathways, and connect with some current students.
The hyperlinks will redirect you to the School of Choice Newsletter for each of our secondary schools.
Wednesday, January 31st
Thursday, January 25th
Thursday, February 1st
Evening of Excellence
Tuesday, January 23rd
Tuesday, January 30th
Thursday, January 18th
MV Showcase & Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 27th