Please contact the Registrar, Mrs. Brown in the Guidance Office to confirm your neighborhood school or click on the link below to be connected to the Capistrano Unified School District Website. This link provides an opportunity to verify your neighborhood home school by typing in your street address.
Visit the Guidance office to pick up and complete an enrollment packet or review the new online CUSD enrollment option if your child is brand new to CUSD and has never been enrolled in CUSD. Online enrollment is not available for returning students to CUSD.
Review the additional enrollment documentation required and place it in the enrollment packet and/or attach with your online verification:
New Option for Parents: On-line Student Enrollment - your child is brand new to CUSD. Please use the following website at: http://cusd.capousd.org/cusdweb/registration.htm
Please Note – Enrollment is different than the Registration Packet.
Schedule an enrollment appointment with the Registrar and Academic Advisor by calling or emailing the Registrar.
IF you completed the online enrollment method, please note that enrollment is not complete until the online enrollment information has been reviewed by the school. Additional school forms may need to be completed and the proof of residency must be verified. The school site will deem the entire enrollment process to be complete and acceptable after you meet in person with the Registrar.
Scheduled appointments take approximately 15 minutes for enrollment and 15 minutes with the Academic Advisor. Walk-ins are welcomed, however may need to make additional arrangements to meet with an Academic Advisor if the Advisor is not available at the time of walk-in. Walk-in’s must have all necessary documents and be prepared to wait if necessary. Students who currently have an individualized educational plan will need to anticipate additional steps to enroll.
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Verification of Identity of parent, caregiver, licensed foster agency or group home representative, or California Superior Court-appointed legal guardian
Proof of Residence in compliance with the CUSD board policies.
Residency of a student shall be verified through two different documents:
Students must meet all immunization requirements to be enrolled and attend classes. New students may be able to contact the prior school of attendance to obtain these records. Current CUSD students may request these records by clicking on the link to request the immunization record.
To find out more about CUSD immunization requirements:
To request an immunization record:
In addition, CUSD requires tuberculosis screening for entry into preschool or before the first school entry. Therefore, if the student is enrolling from OUTSIDE the U.S.A. for the first time, a TB skin test will be required. Proof of written evidences must be provided with a Mantoux (PPD) Skin Test . This test must be completed within the past eighteen months including results records in millimeters. If skin test results are positive, a x-ray date and statement that the child is free of communicable TB is required.
Birth Certificate/Age of Admission.
Students enrolling for the first time in a CUSD school must provide proof of age with a birth certificate, baptismal certificate, passport or immigration certificate.
Students entering after the start of the school year will need to provide a withdrawal form from the prior school. This form should have the student's prior class schedule and must have a copy of any withdrawal grades if applicable.
An official transcript is preferred at the time of enrollment; however unofficial transcripts will be accepted. Please contact the student’s last school of attendance for this document.
Immediately after enrollment, a Registration Packet may be provided to the student. All required registration forms must be completed and turned in on the first date of attendance.
All students must complete the registration forms every year. This includes current CUSD students who are automatically enrolled from the prior middle schools and SJHHS students from the prior school year of attendance. These required forms includes the following:
- Student Information Card/Emergency Card
- Acknowledgement Card
- Voluntary Drug Testing Program Form
- McKinney-Vento Assistance Act
- Migrant Education Program (if applicable)