NEW! Tierra Pacifica will be adding two (2) TK spaces to our Kindergarten class for the 2022-2023 year. These two students will essentially have two years of Kindergarten, with their curriculum being differentiated as appropriate in the first year. TK applications for students turning five (5) during the period of September 2 to December 2, 2022 are being accepted until May 15th. The public lottery for the TK spaces will be held at 2:45 on May 16th. Please help us spread the word!

The deadline to apply for our 2022-2023 K through 8 enrollment lottery was April 15th, 2022. Those submitted after April 15th will not be included in the lottery. Applications for the 2023-2024 school year will accepted beginning December 2022.

The lottery for grades K-8 for the 2022-2023 school year was held April 22nd. is not necessary to attend, but if you would like to come, there is no need to RSVP, simply check into the school office upon arrival.

Results from the public lottery are preliminary and will need to be verified. As soon as results are verified, they will be available on your parent dashboard.

If your child is offered a spot, you will have until May 6th to either accept or decline. In order to accept a spot, you will need to provide proof of home address, your child's birth certificate, and immunization records.

If your child is wait listed, please know that wait list positions change frequently as offers are accepted or declined and as we learn of current students who are not returning.

Application and Enrollment Information

Applications for grades K-8 for the 2022-2023 have closed. Applications for the Transitional Kindergarten lottery will be accepted until May 15, 2022. Many questions can be answered by visiting our Enrollment FAQ page. If you are unable to find an answer to your question on the FAQ, please email enrollment@tierrapacifica.org .

The Tierra Pacifica Charter School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.

Information Nights

Information Nights will be held in person on our campus at 986 Bostwick Lane, Santa Cruz. Please RSVP at office@tierrapacifica.org

Tuesday February 22nd at 6:30pm Bilingual

Wednesday March 2nd at 6:30pm Bilingual

Thursday March 17th at 6:30pm Spanish

School tours

Due to Covid related precautions, tours are suspended until further notice.


If there is an issue you wish to bring to the attention of our charter authorizer regarding the lottery please use the following form:

Enrollment Complaint Form