South Pasadena Unified School District Registration Process Begins February 24

Published : Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 11:03 AM

The registration process to enroll students in South Pasadena elementary schools for the 2020-2021 school year will begin February 24, 2020 at 9 a.m. Parents interested in registering students should begin by scheduling an in-person appointment at their home school. The student’s home school is determined by the attendance area boundaries of each school (http://bit.ly/HomeSchoolBoundaries).

Siblings of current students will be allowed to register first – to improve the likelihood that siblings will attend the same elementary school – followed by new families in the District. When parents/guardians attend the in-person meetings during the designated dates, they are ensured an equal chance of being placed at their home school during the new family lottery, regardless of when the meeting takes place. The date and time of registration will only be used to determine school placement (as space permits) for students who register after March 23, 2020. Registration is a multi-step process as outlined below:

• Starting February 24 at 9 a.m., visit the home school to schedule an in-person appointment and pick up a registration packet;
- In-person appointments at Arroyo Vista and Monterey Hills will be: Tuesday, March 3 through Friday, March 6
- In-person appointments at Marengo will be: Monday, March 9 through Friday, March 13
• Fill out the registration online at https://my.spusd.net/ and print two copies;
• Attend the scheduled in-person appointment to complete the registration process. **Parents must bring all required paperwork including residency verification documents.**

Students New to the District (TK-5):
• Determine the home school for your student (view boundaries here: http://bit.ly/HomeSchoolBoundaries);
• Starting February 24 at 9 a.m., visit the home school to schedule an in-person appointment and pick up a registration packet;
- In-person appointments at Arroyo Vista, Marengo, and Monterey Hills will be: Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20
• Fill out the registration online at https://my.spusd.net/ and print two copies;
• Attend the scheduled in-person appointment to complete the registration process. **Parents must bring all required paperwork including residency verification documents.**

Students Interested in the Dual Immersion (DI) Program:
• Determine the home school for your student (view boundaries here: http://bit.ly/HomeSchoolBoundaries);
• Starting February 24 at 9 a.m., visit the home school to schedule an in-person appointment and pick up a registration packet;
• Fill out registration online at https://my.spusd.net/ and print two copies – NOTE INTEREST IN DUAL IMMERSION, POSSIBLE OLDER SIBLING ENROLLMENT IN THE DI PROGRAM and LANGUAGE FLUENCY;
• Attend the scheduled in-person appointment to complete the registration process. **Parents must bring all required paperwork including residency verification documents.**

Required documents at the in-person appointment include three current proofs of residence, two copies of the printed AERIES Internet Registration (AIR), original birth certificate or passport for the child, original immunization records for the child (officially translated, if in another language), and photo identification of the parent/guardian registering the child.

After sibling and new family registrations take place, two different lotteries will be held. First, the Dual Immersion (DI) lottery will be held to establish the DI kindergarten classes at Marengo (Mandarin) and Monterey Hills (Spanish), and then the new family lottery will be held to establish priority among the new families who have registered at each home school. The DI lottery will take place on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. Results from the DI lottery will be emailed by 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2020. DI commitment forms are due to the District by 12 p.m. on April 27, 2020. The new family lottery will take place on Friday, May 8, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. These lotteries are open to the public and are held at the District Office boardroom.

If parents would like a child to attend a school other than the home school, they must complete an open enrollment form, available at the school office, and turn it in to SPUSD, Office of Instructional Services, Room 4, prior to June 5, 2020. The open enrollment lottery will take place in early August, and those placements, if possible, will be made just before the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

Families with new middle or high school students may pre-register their students at the school sites beginning April 20, 2020 by appointment. Please check the school or District website for more information.

Families interested in securing spots for kindercare or after-care with the District’s Extended Day Program should visit http://bit.ly/SPUSDExtendedDay to register for the lottery beginning March 3, 2020.

About South Pasadena Unified School District

Established in 1886, the South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD) serves approximately 4,800 students within five schools including three elementary schools, one middle school and one comprehensive high school in South Pasadena, California. Nestled in the West San Gabriel Valley, SPUSD has earned a reputation for providing high quality public education, attracting families who value challenging academic programs and outstanding teachers. Consistently recognized for superior performance, SPUSD students earn honors at the local, state and national level. The District draws vital support from parents and community members through the South Pasadena Educational Foundation, local PTAs and booster clubs.

For more information, contact: South Pasadena Unified School District, Office of the Superintendent, scarroll@spusd.net

 

 

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