Important Resources for Parents


School Choice letter (English)
2019- 20 School Choice information for parents/guardians.


School Choice letter (Spanish)
2019-20 School Choice information for parents/guardians.


School Choice FAQ
Frequently asked questions regarding School Choice.


School Zone lookup
To lookup your student's home zoned school use this link and use the School Choice Lookup tool on the left hand side. Directions are provided.


About Our Schools
More than 27,000 students attend 48 area schools ~ 19 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, 5 high schools, 2 multi-grade schools, 3 special purpose schools, 1 adult/technical school, 11 charter schools, and 1 virtual school. Click here for more information about our schools.


BDS Parent Resource Guide
The BDS Parent Resource Guide is a one-stop resource for useful information that will help you and your child to have a successful school year. The Parent Resource Guide also includes annual notification of FERPA rights, Section 504 rights and grievance procedures, and provisions regarding disclosure of Directory Information, and participation in the Pledge of Allegiance.


Voluntary Pre-K Information
The Pre-K program is a separately funded and operated program and therefore is not part of the School Choice process. For additional information about the BDS Voluntary Pre-K program, use this link, or contact 767-4201.


Charter School information
Charter Schools have their own admission process, and do not participate in the BDS School Choice process. Use this link to learn more about local charter schools and how to contact them.


Bay Base after school program
Bay Base is an enrichment program based in school facilities which provides organized and supervised activities for elementary school students after school, on in-service training days, some holidays, school vacation days. Any elementary school student, grades Pre-K 4* through fifth grade may participate. Use this link to learn more about the Bay Base program, or call 767-4066.


Athletics and Extracurricular activities
Click here for information about Bay District Schools athletics and extracurricular programs.