9th Grade Transition Information

As our 8th grade students get ready to graduate and move on to the Sequoia Union High School District, there is important information you need to know to make certain that your child is ready for the beginning of their high school journey.

SUHSD Open Enrollment & Address Verification

Open Enrollment – Ninth Grade Open Enrollment is a period of time when an incoming 9th grade student (current 8th graders) may request a high school other than their assigned home school to attend. You must complete an online Open Enrollment Transfer Application to be eligible. Check this link for more information. Open Enrollment Forms and Information

Address Verification – An address verification form must be on file for every student in the Sequoia Union High School District. Please use the link below for the form and complete instructions. Forms are usually beginning to be accepted at the SUHSD office beginning in November and deadlines will be posted at the following link:  Address Verification Forms and Information

Sequoia Union High School District – Info for Incoming 9th Grade Students 

Kennedy High School Fair Night 

To help with this transition, Kennedy hosts a High School Fair Night. This event usually takes place in October so please stay tuned. At this event you will learn about attending and applying to Redwood City area high schools (public, charter, private), high school programs and much more!

Information Night / Orientation:

Carlmont High School 7th/8th Grade Information Night  – Learn more >>

Menlo-Atherton High School 7th/8th Grade Information Night  – Learn more >>

Sequoia High School 7th/8th Grade Information Night  – Learn more >>

Woodside High School 7th/8th Grade Parent Night  – Learn more >>

Transition Information By High School:

Carlmont High School

Menlo-Atherton High School

Sequoia High School

Woodside High School

East Palo Alto Academy

Redwood High School

8th Grade Shadowing Program:

Redwood City 8th grade students have the opportunity to shadow current Sequoia Union High School students allowing them to experience a day on the campus of their choice. Click on the link below to go to each school’s website and visit their shadowing page. Sign-ups usually start in September so be sure to sign-up early as these dates fill quickly!

Please note, this event is only available for current 8th graders.

Carlmont High School

Menlo-Atherton High school

Sequoia High School

Woodside High School

East Palo Alto Academy