2020-21 New Student Enrollment for Elementary Age Students 

Elementary school offices close on June 30, 2020 for the summer.
Virtual Summer Enrollment will be held July 6 - July 31. Please email enrollment-central@powayusd.com with any questions.


We are excited to welcome you to the 2020-2021 enrollment process!



Please complete the New Student Enrollment Intake form (Elementary) Available May 12th. This form will take approximately 20-30 minutes to complete and you will be required to upload a copy of your Government Issued Photo ID, your student's age verification**  and residency verification documents [See Residency Verification Documentation]. 
** 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, 2020. If your child's 5th birthday is between September 2, 2020 and December 2, 2020, they will be enrolled in Transitional Kindergarten.

Please ensure you allow yourself enough time to complete the form and have the necessary documents ready to upload prior to beginning this step. Any information entered will not be saved if you are unable to complete all required questions. 

Please note, the Intake Form is only the first step in the enrollment process and does not  guarantee your child a seat until all required information is received and you receive confirmation from your school. 

** IMPORTANT** Information Regarding Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten Enrollment
Some schools continue to be at or near maximum capacity in all grades. Enrollment for TK and Kindergarten will not be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 
If you are interested in before or after school Extended Student Services Program (ESS) please click here.

Step 2 - Obtain Original Documents

STEP 2:  You will be contacted by the summer enrollment team via email after July 6, 2020 regarding next steps to complete the enrollment process.  

Step 3 - Fill out and print Enrollment Documents

STEP 3: Prepare required and optional enrollment forms, which you can find below to be uploaded in Step 4. 

Step 4 - Fill out and print Enrollment Documents
STEP 4:  Per directions from the summer enrollment team, upload required and optional enrollment forms. If possible, registration forms and other documentation should be submitted in PDF format.

If you do not have access to a scanner, there are multiple free phone apps that transform photos into PDF documents, including: 

Step 5 - Bring Original Documents and Enrollment Forms
STEP 5: Upon receipt and review of required enrollment forms, you will be contacted by the summer enrollment team. 


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.

If you need help with completing the forms online, please email using the Enrollment Email by School:

School Name Site Enrollment
Website Page
Elementary Schools Videos available after May 5th
Adobe Bluffs ABES Enrollment
Canyon View CVES Enrollment
Chaparral CHES Enrollment
Creekside CRES Enrollment
Deer Canyon DCES Enrollment
Del Sur DSES Enrollment
Garden Road GRES Enrollment
Highland Ranch HRES Enrollment
Los Penasquitos LPES Enrollment
Midland MDES Enrollment
Monterey Ridge MRES Enrollment
Morning Creek MCES Enrollment
Painted Rock PRES Enrollment
Park Village PVES Enrollment
Pomerado PMES Enrollment
Rolling Hills RHES Enrollment
Shoal Creek SCES Enrollment
Stone Ranch SRES Enrollment
Sundance SDES Enrollment
Sunset Hills SHES Enrollment
Tierra Bonita TBES Enrollment
Turtleback TBKES Enrollment
Valley VES Enrollment
Westwood WWES Enrollment
Willow Grove WGES Enrollment

2020-21 Enrollment Forms

2020-21 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.

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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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