Voice of San Diego’s 2023 Parent’s Guide to San Diego Schools helps families make informed decisions for their child’s education.

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The Guide explains school choice opportunities and enrollment deadlines, UTK and TK, what’s available for after-school care, school performance data in an easy-to-use format and much more. See stories from the guide below.

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Get a Hard Copy

Voice of San Diego has distributed 40,000 copies of the guide throughout the county.

Check your local library to obtain a hard copy. Copies are also available through our community partners. Find a location near you.

The Schools Guide is generously supported by:

The Girard Foundation

David and Annie Malcolm.
The Malcolms are committed to supporting local education and the opportunities it creates for all children.

Nordson Corporation

How to Use The Guide

Stories from the Guide (and Beyond)


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The Data

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Search for a school, city or district. You can also sort all columns to help make sense of the data.

Scroll to the right to see test scores, graduation rates, average teaching years and more.

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Ask Us Anything

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If you have questions or comments about the guide, email info@voiceofsandiego.org.

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Thanks & Support

Voice of San Diego is a member supported nonprofit news organization. We thank the corporate and community partners, foundations and members who make our work possible.

A special thanks to the following for their sponsorship of this guide.