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Student Registration


Enrollment Process

School enrollment takes place at the neighborhood school that corresponds with your home address.  If you need help determining the name and location of your neighborhood school, contact the Student Placement department at 425-9600, ext. 1570, or view the Street Directory for 2014-2015 here.
To use Online Enrollment, click here.

Enrollment packets will be available for pick up at all school sites beginning Wednesday, February 12, 2014.  Enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year begins Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
  

Required Documentation for Enrollment

Enrollment begins with providing the following documentation:

1.  
Birth Verification
2.  Immunizations
3.  Residency Verification

Details about these documents are provided below.


Birth Verification

Birth verification is met by presenting a copy of a birth certificate, passport, hospital certificate, or baptismal certificate.  
  • Hospital and baptismal certificate must include parent's names
  • To enter Kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year, children must be five years old on or before September 1, 2014.
  • To enter First Grade for the 2014-2015 school year, children must be six years old on or before September 1, 2014.
  • Kindergarten registration will start on March 5, 2014 and will continue throughout the year.
  • Initial assignments to grade level are made on an age-appropriate basis. 

Immunizations

The California school immunization law requires that all children entering school receive proper immunizations to protect them from serious illness and to prevent the spread of communicable diseases:  polio, measles, rubella, mumps, hepatitis B, varicella (chickenpox), diphtheria, tetanus, haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib meningitis), and whooping cough.

A child shall not be enrolled until documentation showing current immunizations is presented to the school, unless there is proof of homeless.  If there is a documented medical reason for exemption, or if immunizations are against one's personal beliefs, please consult with school personnel.

A complete list of required immunizations can be found at the California Department of Health Services website. 

The following immunization records are required for enrollment in Grades K - 6.

Polio:  Four doses at any age.

  • Ages 4 - 6:  Three doses meet requirement if at least one was given on or after the fourth birthday.
  • Ages 7 - 17:  Three doses meet requirement if at least one was given on or after the second birthday. 

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DPT):

  • Ages 4 - 6:  Five doses at any age.  Four doses meet requirement if at least one was given on or after the fourth birthday.
  • Ages 7 - 17:  Four doses at any age.  Three doses meet requirement if at least one was given on or after the second birthday.  If last dose was given before second birthday, one more diphtheria/tetanus dose is required.  Pertussis is not required for children seven years of age or older.

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR): 

Kindergarten and first graders who skipped kindergarten or did not attend kindergarten in California:

  • Two doses, both on or after first birthday
  • Two doses of measles-containing vaccine
  • One dose of mumps and rubella-containing vaccine
  • Mumps is not required for children seven years of age and older

Grades 1 - 6:  One dose on or after the first birthday

Hepatitis B: 

Kindergarten and first graders who skipped kindergarten or did not attend kindergarten in California:

  • Three doses or two doses of the two-dose hepatitis B vaccine formulation (for ages 11-15) 

Varicella (Chicken Pox):  

Kindergarten or first graders who skipped kindergarten or did not attend kindergarten in California, or children from out of state or country who enter or transfer to a California school for the first time:

  • One dose or health care provider documented varicella disease or immunity 


Residency Verification  

The Residency Verification form must be signed by parents/guardians upon initial student enrollment every year on an annual basis, and when residence information changes from information previously provided.

In order to verify residency within the Chula Vista Elementary School District, one current document dated within 60 days of your child's first day of school must be provided, showing parent/caregiver/guardian name and address.

The following documents are acceptable for Residency Verification:

  1. Mortgage booklet or statement
  2. Property tax bill with payment receipt
  3. Homeowner's Association billing statement
  4. Rental property contract, lease, or current payment receipt
  5. Letter on apartment complex or mobile home park letterhead, signed by the landlord, stating that parent/guardian/caregiver lives there
  6. Utility bills: gas and electric, sewer, trash, water, cable bill
  7. Telephone bill (land line)
  8. Pay stub
  9. Voter registration
  10. Correspondence from a government agency

 

 

 

Information About Placement Procedures - click here.

Frequently Asked Questions About Enrollment - click here


CONTACT US:
 

(619) 425-9600, ext 1570
Fax
(619) 425-1030

Lisa Butler - Student Placement Manager
Kathy Hastings - Student Placement Lead  
Yolanda Sierra - District Welfare and Attendance Technician / Home Visitor  
Rosa Shrader - Student Placement Technician

 
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