While a student is a minor and subject to California's compulsory
education laws, the student must obtain a Work Permit from the student's
school before beginning employment.
During the school year, students must obtain Work Permits from the
school in which they are enrolled. The school will monitor the student's
attendance and grades.
When school is out for the summer, Work Permits can be obtained from
the school district office (directions below) . After the student
completes the "Request for Work Permit" (click QuickLink on right) and
has it signed by a parent and the prospective employer, the student can
bring to the district office the completed form, along with proof of
birth (not a school ID). The Work Permit can usually be prepared while
DIRECTIONS TO THE DISTRICT OFFICE: The district office is located at
the back of the campus of Soquel High School, 405 Old San Jose Road in
Soquel. Exit Highway 1 at the Bay/Porter exit and travel north, crossing
Soquel Drive. Turn left at the signal at the entrance to Soquel High
School. Turn left at the top of the driveway and drive around to the 300
building, Room 309. Please call 831.429.3410 ext. 248 with questions
about summer Work Permits.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
– B.B. King