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Contractor Pre-Qualification

Introduction Top of Page

Dear Contractors,

East Side Union High School District has always required General Contractors to be prequalified on all Bond Construction Contracts.  In order to comply with California Assembly Bill AB 1565, which went into effect on January 1, 2014, we now require all M/E/P Subcontractors to also be prequalified to subcontract with General Contractors or as prime contractors.

This applies to the following license classifications:

      General Contractors (A and B)

      Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing subcontractors (C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43, and C-46)

East Side Union High School District shall process all prequalification applications at QualityBidders is a web-based online application, fast, simple, safe and easy to use. Because ESUHSD is unique and hopes that we will establish a successful working relationship and exceptional performance from our Contractors, the District requires additional information to the pre-qualification online application. Please follow the simple steps below:

1. Read the Supplemental Pre-qualification Questionnaire on the District’s website and submit documents along with your application at QualityBidders.

2. Read the Contractor Instruction how to sign-up at QualityBidders.

3. Sign up at website (at no charge) and submit your pre-qualification application online. 

4. Once you have been approved, you will receive an email indicating your approval expiration date and limit.

If you have any questions regarding the Prequalification process transition, please contact Sharon House at or (408)347-5080. In addition, you may also contact with questions regarding the website or for technical support.

Thank you for your interest in prequalify and working with East Side Union High School District.


East Side Union High School District

Capital Purchasing Department


Supplemental Questionaire and Other ResourcesTop of Page

  1. Click on the link to complete the Prequalification required documents- ESUHSD Supplemental Documents

  2. Click on the link to complete the additional Prequalification Questionnaire - ESUHSD Supplemental Questionnaire

  3. Click here to get prequalifed with ESUHSD- Contractor Instructions at QualityBidders

  4. Click here to view the list of Current Prequalified Contractors- Approved Contractors

  5. Click here to view the Prequalification Appeal Procedure- Prequalification Appeal Procedure
  6. Click here to view our current Bond Projects- Current Bond Projects

CUPCCAA Application - 2019 Calendar YearTop of Page

Contractors wishing to be included in the 2019 calendar year California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act Program here at East Side Union High School District must submit an application online.