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School Tours for Registration

The lottery for McAuliffe School happens during the open enrollment period.

To enter the lottery, parents must attend a School Tour held during the school day in the morning and an Information Night.

NOTE: Please refer to our district website registration link for important dates to know for Fall 2019 registration. This link will have the latest information with important dates to know. 

School Tour Dates

Click the dates to register:

Thursday January 10th, 8:40 - 11:30 am (LAST TOUR) 

Note: School tours begin promptly at 8:40 and end at 11:30 am. Please come early for parking and check-in.


Information Night Dates

Information Nights have already happened for the upcoming lottery. Please call the school office at 408-253-4696 for information. 

Attending a School Tour is a requirement to enter the lottery for enrollment at McAuliffe for the 2019-2020 school year. We look forward to meeting you.


About School Tours            About the Lottery & Wait Lists


STEP-BY-STEP Guide to enrollment at McAuliffe School:

Open registration begins on October 29, 2018 and goes through January 10, 2019. 
Note: to enter the lottery for McAuliffe school, you must attend a school tour and information night. 
Here are the upcoming tour and information night dates: 
School Tours (8:40 - 11:30am): 
Nov 15th
Nov 29th (last tour)
Information Nights (7-9pm):
Nov 28
Dec 5 (last info night)
Here is a brief summary of the Enrollment Steps:
1. Complete Online Registration:
  • Must complete before moving on to Step 2
2. Schedule and Attend Registration Verification Appointment
  • If NEW to CUSD, make appointment at your neighborhood school
  • If NEW AND child will be incoming 1st-8th grader, make appointment to CUSD Student Assignment Office.
  • If you have BOTH an incoming Kinder and a 1st-8th grader, make appointment at neighborhood school.
  • IF CURRENT CUSD student, skip this step and just bring student ID # to McA tour and info night to be scanned. 
3.  Attended a McA Tour OR Info Night--bring either registration receipt or CUSD student ID number to each event to be scanned.
To enter the lottery for McAuliffe:
4. Week of Jan. 21, 2019- CUSD distribute lottery forms to families (only those who attended tour & info night)

5. MUST Complete Lottery Form and Submit between January 21 - 25, 2019

6. Lottery held Week of Jan. 28, 2019 at District Office.
7. Results available by Feb. 11, 2019.

***Note: Families who have older children currently at McAuliffe and who will be enrolling a younger sibling at McAuliffe do not have to attend a tour and info night.***
***Also, the waitlist will now be rolled over each year.  Families do not need to reapply each year.***
For a full description of this process, visit the CUSD website: