January 2023

SUSD School Counseling Department

National School Counseling Week 2023 (#NSCW23) is Feb. 6 - 10, 2023, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems. National School Counseling Week, sponsored by ASCA, highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. National School Counseling Week is always celebrated the first full week in February.

The 2023 theme is School Counselors: Helping Students Dream Big

Character Trait of the Month - Responsibility

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Being responsible means that we make good choices, even when no one is looking. We make good choices just because it is right and not because we will get credit or praise.

Open Enrollment/Specialty Registration for 2023/2024

Open Enrollment offers SUSD students an opportunity to attend schools outside of their attendance area. The Superintendent or designee shall determine the capacity of each school through a random, unbiased selection process. If there are more requests than spaces, a waiting list for applicants will be established, followed by a rank order to systemize students potentially accepted. Applications are only accepted within the specified dates below:


  • Your child must be five years old on or before September 1, 2023

Transitional Kindergarten (TK):

  • Your child must turn five years old between September 2, 2023 and April 2, 2024
  • On Line: Application link will be available Feb 13th 8 am
  • In Person: visit Central Enrollment: 1800 South Sutter Street, Stockton CA 95206

High School:

February 1st through February 28th

Elementary School:

March 1st through March 31st

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. Choose the school of interest beginning February 13th. Seven elementary schools implement a random selection process using a lottery system.

Click Here for More Information (Including registration pages and deadlines)

Admissions & Family Services - SUSD

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Every student deserves a #SchoolCounselor. School Counselors and students are #HelpingStudentsDreamBig. #NSCW23

SUSD School Counseling Department

Stockton Unified School District

1141 Lever Blvd, Stockton, CA 95206