To Enroll New Students in the Current Year:

  1. Confirm your assigned school, by your home address, on the district address lookup web
  2. Complete the site specific and district enrollment forms for elementary students
  3. Email our school office at enrollment-losPeñ      Enrollments are handled via email at this time due to social distancing.   If you do not have access to email, please call our office at (858) 672-3600.
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.​

To Enroll New Students for next school year (2021 - 2022):

Please check back to the Los Peñ website for detailed information.   Enrollment for the next school year generally begins the first week of May.    Dates and details will be posted as we approach that date.

Required Documents for Enrollment:

  • All District Required forms can be downloaded from the District website  
    •  Some forms are in PDF format. You must have a PDF reader in order to view and/or print. You can download a free PDF Reader from Adobe.
  • Additional Required documents to bring for your child are:
    • Original birth certificate, baptismal certificate or passport
    • Original immunization record (see District website for required immunizations, if the immunization record is not up to date, your child will not be enrolled)
    • Two current proofs of residency

PLAN AHEAD - Have immunizations completed

See PUSD Immunization Requirements for School Age Children

Official immunization record must include:
• Name of Child
• Date of Birth
• Name of immunization administered
• Month and year of EACH immunization. Include day if obtained within birth month.
• Name of health care provider or agency administering EACH vaccine.

If you are taking your child to the doctor for their five year old physical and immunizations prior to enrollment, you may download:

*Report of Health Checkup for School Entrance MCH77  (1st Grade requirement, but may submit for Kindergarten as long as the physical date is no more than 18 months prior to entering 1st Grade)
*Oral Health Checkup   (due by May 31st of the Kindergarten or 1st grade year, whichever is the first year of public school)

Transitional Kindergarten & Kindergarten Information

For details regarding placement into Transitional Kindergarten versus Kindergarten go here:
KINDERGARTEN = Students turning FIVE YEARS OLD on or before September 1.
TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN (TK) = Students whose FIFTH birthday is between September 2 through December 2.

Parents/guardians of children with a 5th birthday between September 2nd and December 2nd do not need to place their child’s name on the TK Interest List. Your child is eligible for TK and the Interest List is not necessary. 

 Please know that the dates and schedule details are all subject to change as we follow the district's response to the Covid-19 situation.**
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