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High School Selection

Thank you for your interest in Canyon Crest Academy (CCA) and San Dieguito HS Academy (SDHSA)
High School Selection is now closed for the 2023-34 school year. Enrollment and capacity have been evaluated to determine if there is space to enroll additional students at CCA and SDHSA.  

SDHSA (SDA) has no capacity for additional students at this time and will remain closed for the 2023-24 school year.

We are forming an interest list for eligible students residing in our district who wish to attend Canyon Crest Academy for the 2023-24 school year. Should space become available, students will be chosen from the interest list. If there are more students who want to enroll than available space can accommodate, a random lottery will be held to determine which students will be offered enrollment. Updates will be posted to this webpage on the 15th and 30th of each month.

Please use the link below to add your information to the interest list. In the meantime, please be sure that you have enrolled in your boundary high school, La Costa Canyon or Torrey Pines HS, and have scheduled classes, as this will expedite transfers if enrollment opens at an academy school. 
The next opportunity to select enrollment at SDHSA will be in early 2024, when the High School Selection process for the  2024-25 school year opens.  Please check this site in fall 2023 for updated information and key dates for the 2024-25 High School Selection process.  
The San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) High School Selection process ended on February 17, 2023, at 4:00 p.m.  The District has reviewed the submissions and, at this time, SDUHSD will not be conducting a public lottery for the 2023-2024 school year. All eligible students who participated in the SDUHSD High School Selection process by the deadline will be offered enrollment in their selected high school for 2023-24. LCC, SDA, CCA and TPHS will send out welcoming communication with enrollment information directly to families of all eligible students who participated in the selection process no later than Monday, February 27, 2023.  The Incoming Student Enrollment Deadline is Monday, March 20, 2023 at 4:00 pm and students who selected an academy must enroll by this deadline or will forfeit their spot at the academy and be enrolled in their boundary school. 

Academy enrollment is closed after the high school selection process. Students who did not participate during the high school selection window  or who are new to the District will be enrolled at their residential boundary high school for 2023-2024. Please visit the Enrollment page for more information.

Questions can be directed to the high school selection email:

Welcome to all of our future Falcons, Mavericks, Mustangs, and Ravens! 
Further information can be found in Administrative Regulation 5116.3.
key information

key information

High school selection procedures are based on approved SDUHSD School Board policies and regulations.
Please read the following materials for more details and information.
If you have any questions that are not answered in the posted materials, please e-mail
High School Selection Timeline

High School Selection Timeline

Online Window Opens
Monday, January 30, 2023
8:00 am
Online Window Closes
Friday, February 17, 2023
4:00 pm
Lottery Decision
Thursday, February 23, 2023
4:00 pm
Public Lottery (if necessary) 
Friday, February 24, 2023
Welcome Notification to eligible students who participated in selection - includes specific information about school events and registration.
Monday, February 27, 2023
4:00 pm
Incoming Student Pre-Enrollment Begins
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
8:00 am
Incoming Student Enrollment Deadline
Monday, March 20, 2023
4:00 pm
High School events

High School events

Information Nights
Canyon Crest Academy
Thursday, January 19, 2023
6:00 pm Virtual
La Costa Canyon 
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
5:30 pm 
San Dieguito HS Academy
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
5:30 pm 
Torrey Pines 
Thursday, February 2, 2023
3:30 pm Virtual
Incoming Student Welcome Nights
Canyon Crest Academy 
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 4:00 - 6:00 pm
La Costa Canyon 
Thursday, March 9, 2023
5:30 pm - Materials
6:00 pm - Counseling Presentation Gym
San Dieguito HS Academy
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 5:30 pm
Torrey Pines
Thursday, March 9, 2023
6:00 pm - Gym; Elective Fair in the Quad
Incoming Student Registration Nights
Canyon Crest Academy
March 14, 15 & 16, 2023 4:00-6:00 pm
La Costa Canyon
Course Selection Meetings
* Your family's date & time assignment (by last name) to meet with a counselor will be shared in the Welcome Letter on 2/27!
Monday, March 13, 5:00-8:00 pm
Tuesday, March 14
(drop in's 8:30am-3:30pm)
Wednesday, March 15, 5:00-8:00pm
San Dieguito HS Academy
  • March 14 & 16, 2023 In-District Students
  • March 15, 2023 New to District Students
Torrey Pines 
March 14 & 15, 2023
4:00-6:30 pm Learning Commons


  • Students must currently reside within SDUHSD district boundaries to participate in high school selection. 
  • Students who are currently on an approved Interdistrict transfer cannot make a high school selection during this process.
  • All current approved Interdistrict transfer students must reapply annually.