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Enrollment Requirements

To complete pre-enrollment you will need

  • Parent/Guardian valid picture identification 
  • Parent/Guardian's work address and phone number
  • Email Address for Parent/Guardian (if you don't have one, you can create one at the Welcome Center)
  • For student's born outside the United States, you will need the date of entry to the USA
  • Emergency contact information
  • Physician's name and contact information.
  • Information on student's health, issues, medications
  • (If applicable) Legal Documents e.g. custody agreements.

Required Documentation

  • Verification of student's age - (Birth or Baptism Certificate  or Valid passport)
  • Grades from previous school:
  • Health Records:
    • Up to date immunization medical record, signed and stamped from a physician or clinic
    • Preschool - Preschool Physical Exam Report
    • Preschool - Tuberculosis Screening
    • Kindergarten/First Grade -
    • Grades 7 – 12 : Tdap Booster:
      • 7th grade: 1 dose on or after 7th birthday(Note: Td does not meet the requirement)
      • Students transferring from outside of California, including from other countries, are required to meet the Tdap requirement upon admission into 8th through 12th grades at a California school. Students age 18 years and older are recommended to have the pertussis booster vaccine but it is not required for admission for those students.
  • Special Needs Students
    • Current IEP or 504 Plan 

Some schools will have additional forms to complete.


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Kindergarten Information

Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Age Requirements


A child shall be eligible for enrollment in kindergarten at the beginning of the school year, or at a later time in the same year, if the child has his/her fifth birthday on or before September 1 of the applicable school year.  (Education Code 48000, 48010)


Any child who will have his/her fifth birthday from September 2 through December 2 (inclusive) of the applicable school year shall be offered a transitional kindergarten program in accordance with law and Board policy.  (Education Code 48000)


Proof of age shall be required of all enrolling students. Newport Mesa Unified School District does not participate in early admission for under-age children into transitional kindergarten and/or kindergarten. AR 5111, BP 6170.1






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