2018-19 New Student Enrollment 


Welcome to New Student Enrollment

Enrollment Process Flow

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We are happy to welcome you to our school district!

This website provides all the necessary forms required to complete your new student enrollment for the 2018-19 school year. Please follow the step-by-step instructions and proceed as directed. If you need to identify and locate the school your child is to attend, please go to the Address Lookup.

New student enrollment for Grades TK-12 takes place at the school sites from August through June.
Starting July 2:

  • Elementary (TK-5) enrollment takes place at the District Office. Please see the Elementary Summer Enrollment Calendar (below) to schedule your appointment.  Please download the proper forms (see below) and complete before your visit.
  • Secondary (6-12) please visit the PUSD School Websites drop down menu (above) to see the dates and times each school office is open for new student enrollment.

 
Enrollment for all grade levels (TK-12) takes place at the school sites in August. Please visit individual school websites to confirm office hours.

PLEASE NOTE: Your student’s enrollment ensures a seat at a school in Poway Unified.  We make every effort to enroll your child at your neighborhood school.  In some cases, classes at your neighborhood school may reach capacity, in which case we will work with you to place your child at a nearby school.


STEP 1
STEP 1:  RESIDENCY VERIFICATION AND PROOF OF RESIDENCY
Identify and locate the school your student is assigned to based on residential addresses located within PUSD Boundaries.  The Address Lookup System provides the names, addresses, phone numbers, and website links of the designated schools for residential addresses located within PUSD boundaries. Address Lookup |  Boundaries and Maps

Complete the Residency Verification form and attach two Original Documents as Proofs of Residency:
Two Original Documents as Proofs of Residency (TK-12)  
Click here for a listing of appropriate documents for address verification  
The Residency Verification form is available in the New Student Enrollment Packet. 

Step 2 - Obtain Original Documents

STEP 2: OBTAIN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS
 

Please be sure to bring the following ORIGINAL documents with you upon enrollment
 

  • Original Birth Certificate, Current Passport or Baptismal Certificate (TK-12). As required by State law, all children entering Kindergarten must be five years of age on or before September 1, 2018. If your child's 5th birthday is between September 2, 2018 and December 2, 2018, they will be enrolled in Transitional Kindergarten. 
  • Immunization Records 

Immunization Records Click for current immunization information (TK-12). All children are required to have their vaccinations fully completed before enrolling in school, unless exempt, as provided by law.   *PLEASE NOTE:  Students entering Grade 7 will need proof of a Tdap booster shot unless exempt, as provided by law.

  • Transcript from previous school (6-12)

Step 3 - Fill out and print Enrollment Documents

STEP 3: FILL OUT, PRINT ENROLLMENT DOCUMENTS
It is important that you read, fill out, print, and return each of the required forms in the table listed below.  When you sign the Signature Verification Form within the 2018-2019 Enrollment Documents Binder packet you are acknowledging you have read all required forms.

REQUIRED, OPTIONAL, and READ ONLY FORMS are available here. Expand the panels to see the appropriate forms.

2018-19 Enrollment Forms



Step 4 - Fill out and print Enrollment Documents

STEP 4: SEE DESIGNATED TIMES OR MAKE APPOINTMENT WITH SCHOOL ADMINISTATION
Kindergarten Enrollment and Registration takes place at the school sites during May and June. 
SEE  KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION DATES ​for designated times to visit your Child(ren's) School. Check the Kindergarten for  more information.

School Site specific forms (if applicable) can be found on the at each of the school sites. Check your child(ren)'s school for School Specific enrollment or registration forms. Not all schools have Site Specific forms.  PLEASE NOTE: Design39Campus enrollment is by Lottery only. Please see their website.  


Step 5 - Bring Original Documents and Enrollment Forms

STEP 5: BRING ALL ENROLLMENT DOCUMENTS AND ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS WITH YOU WHEN YOU ENROLL AT YOUR SCHOOL SITE
Return all necessary forms to your student's school during assigned enrollment times.  Please know the enrollment process is not complete until you provide the school with all required forms (see Required Forms panel) and the original documents listed in Steps 1 &  2. 
 

 Special Education

If your child is in a Special Day Class, please contact the Special Education Department for placement at 858-521-2800 x2216. See Special Education

If you are a Continuing Student in Poway Unified School District see the Continuing Registration menu item.

Enrollment

The Address Lookup System provides the names, addresses, phone numbers, and website links of the designated schools for residential addresses located within PUSD boundaries. Address Lookup |  Boundaries and Maps
All children are required to have their vaccinations fully completed/up to date before enrolling in preschool unless exempted as provided by law. Under a new law known as SB 277, beginning January 1, 2016, exemptions based on personal/religious beliefs will no longer be an option for vaccines required for school entry in California.

SEE HEALTH WEB PAGES for more information

The State of California has ruled that transportation for regular education students is not an integral part of the education process and therefore does not fully reimburse school districts for this expense, the Poway Unified School District offers transportation services for regular education students on a fee basis only. Check out the Transportation website for information on Busing details.
Bus pass application notices are mailed to the parents of known eligible students in June to prepare for the upcoming school year. Applications are processed and bus passes are issued in time for school to start at the end of August. Visit the Transportation page for more information and bus passes
 MEAL PAYMENT OPTIONS

Foods and beverages served in PUSD schools follow federal, state, and local nutrition requirements based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the USDA MyPlate food guide. Meals are planned, prepared, and served by a team of qualified child nutrition professionals, including a registered dietitian. School lunch is offered at every school and follows the meal pattern of the National School Lunch Program. The school lunch meal includes choice of entree, a variety of fruits and vegetables, and choice of milk. The School Breakfast Program is offered at eight schools: Los Penasquitos ES, Midland ES, Pomerado ES, Valley ES, Meadowbrook MS, Mt. Carmel HS, Poway HS, and Westview HS. In addition to complete school meals, a la carte foods and beverages ("Smart Snacks") are available for purchase at middle and high schools.  SCHOOL MENUS

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406, 858-521-2800, extension 2761. View Annual Notification of Parents’/Students’ Rights | Annual Notification of Employees’ Rights

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