2019-20 New Student Enrollment 

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(2019-20 New Student Enrollment forms are available here below.)

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 2019-20 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. Grades TK - 5 enrollment at school sites begins the week of April 29th.  Please see TK-5 Enrollment Site Dates

Starting July 1st, 2019 through July 26th, 2019 Summer Enrollment:

  • 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) continues at the school sites after the first week 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.

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 (Part of the New Student Enrollment Forms Packet) 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


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, 2019. If your child's 5th birthday is between September 2, 2019 and December 2, 2019, 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

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 2019-2020 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.

2019-20 Enrollment Forms

Step 4 - Fill out and print Enrollment Documents

Transitional Kindergarten through fifth grade enrollment 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

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.


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

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 race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2761, jjimenez@powayusd.com

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