"I know that the district was taken by surprise last year on the number of people that applied and enrolled. They had 200+ more people in kindergarten over the previous year at the start of school (http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-
The preschool hunt was a mess for quite a few friends of mine (several people I know didn't get accepted anywhere and wait lists turned out as a bust) for two years in a row. And in a "probably not for public consumption note," one of the principals I chatted with recently said that they were surprised by the numbers of incoming siblings (more than 60% of the seats available will be gobbled up by sibs). So it seems like there's a quite a baby boom in town."