Incoming Freshmen Registration


  • HJUHSD realizes that registering your incoming freshman is an exciting but intimidating time. We strive to make this important event as seamless as possible. Below is a timeline of important events and dates to be aware of when registering incoming freshmen for the 2023-24 school year. If you are unsure of which school boundary you live in please visit our attendance boundaries webpage for directions on looking up your address. To get an idea of what classes HJUHSD has to offer please check out the 2023/2024 Course Catalog here. For those not interested in the traditional educational experience, consider HJUHSD"S Hanford Online Charter "HOC". You may contact HOC at 559-583-5941.

    Incoming Freshmen Registration Timeline:

    • December 20th, 2022 - Receive an invitation from ParentSquare (HJUHSD's communication platform). ParentSquare will have various resources and will be where you select courses for your student. Scroll down to learn more about activating/using your ParentSquare account after receiving the invitation. 
    • January 11th, 2023 - HJUHSD Academy & NJROTC Informational Event
      • This event will provide an overview of our academies and programs so parents and students know more before the application window opens
      • Will be held at the HJUHSD Presentation Center at 6:00 p.m. 
      • You can find the link to the presentation here
    • January 16th, 2023 - Application window OPENS for the
    • January 27th, 2023 - Application window CLOSES for the:
    • February 3rd, 2023 - Receive notification on approval/denial of the application
    • February 6th, 2023 - HHS, HWHS, & SPHS 8th Grade Parent Nights (this event will give parents & incoming students the opportunity to meet teachers and other staff to receive a better understanding of elective programs, sports teams, and more)
      • Hanford High School 8th Grade Parent Night Details:
        • Date: Monday, February 6th, 2023
        • Start Time: 6:00 p.m. (doors will open @ 5:30 p.m.)
        • Location: Stratton L. Tarvin Presentation Center (located on the west side of Hanford High campus)
      • Hanford West High School 8th Grade Parent Night Details
        • Date: Monday, February 6th, 2023
        • Start Time: 6:00 p.m. (doors will open @ 5:45 p.m.)
        • End Time: 7:00 p.m.
        • Location: HWHS Event Center (Hanford West gym)
      • Sierra Pacific High School 8th Grade Parent Night Details
        • Date: Monday, February 6th, 2023
        • Start Time: 6:00 p.m. (doors will open @ 5:45 p.m.)
        • Location: Sierra Pacific gym
    • February 13th, 2023 - Registration window OPENS, course request form for parents/students will be available in ParentSquare
    • February 24th, 2023 - Registration window CLOSES

    We can't wait to make your incoming freshman a part of HJUHSD! For questions about the registration process please contact Lindsey Surratt at lsurratt@hjuhsd.k12.ca.us or 559-583-5901 ext. 3118. 

"How To" in ParentSquare for Email users

  • Activate Your Account

  • Signing In To Your Account

  • Update Notifications/Language Settings

"How To" in ParentSquare for Text Users

  • Activate Your Account

  • Signing In To Your Account

  • Update Notification/Language Settings

"How To" in ParentSquare for App Users

  • Downloading the App

  • Signing In To Your Account

  • Update Notification/Language Settings

8th Grade Parent Nights

  • HHS 8th Grade Parent Night Details

  • HWHS 8th Grade Parent Night Details

  • SPHS 8th Grade Parent Night Details

Related Links

  • Attendance Boundaries
  • Course Catalog
  • Interdistrict Transfers (Outside District)
  • Intradistrict Transfers (Within District)
  • Placement Information
  • Student/Parent Handbook

Current Course Catalog - ENG

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Current Course Catalog - SPN

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