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We are a preschool through eighth-grade public school district with 23 different school environments offering a variety of educational choices for you and your child. We welcome eligible students from outside the district boundary. Our exceptional programs draw over 2,000 students to our schools from Mesa, Phoenix, Ahwatukee, Kyrene, Roosevelt, Chandler, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Higley, and other Arizona cities and districts.

For parents of children going into fourth grade for the 2017-2018 school year:
Please bring your child's third-grade AIMS results when you register.

Download 2017-2018 Enrollment Packet

Inscripción Paquete - en Español 2017-2018

<< See Open Enrollment information to left if you live outside the district or school boundary.

Registration Dates & Locations:

Sanchez Administration Center
Monday - Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 1:30 - 4 p.m.
May 30 - July 12, 2017

(District Office will  be closed on July 4th in observance of Independence Day.)

NOTE: Registration will NOT be available at school offices or at the District Office from July 13 - 18. Registration will resume on July 19, 2017 at school offices.

For specific information about kindergarten enrollment, visit our Kindergarten page.

View a list of our schools: Elementary (K-5), Middle schools (6-8), Specialty schools and K-8 schools

Please keep in mind that registration takes about an hour. To save time, download and print the enrollment packet and complete it before arriving. It’s important to register early, as classes at some Tempe Elementary Schools reach capacity very quickly.

The following items are needed to enroll your child:

  1. Certified Birth Certificate (may be obtained from the state of birth) For children who were born in Arizona, a certified birth certificate may be obtained by an immediate family member at the Arizona Office of Vital Records, 1818 West Adams St., Phoenix, AZ 85007 (http://www.azdhs.gov/vital-records/). A certified birth certificate can also be obtained through express service on the Internet at www.vitalchek.com. For more information call: (602) 364-1300.

  2. Legitimate proof of current address (such as mortgage or lease agreement, utility bills, etc.)

  3. Legal documents, as needed, for example: custody/court/guardianship.

  4. Immunization records - State law requires immunizations to attend school. Students who have not started the immunizations or are overdue for the next dose will be excluded from school. Upon enrollment into an Arizona school, parents must provide the child's shot record that has been signed by a doctor's office or medical clinic. Please note the immunizations required for school registration below.

All kindergarten through eighth-grade students:

  • Hepatitis B (series of three doses)
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DTP)
  • Tdap required for sixth, seventh and eighth grade (11-year olds) 
  • Polio
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) (two doses)
  • Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine
  • Meningococcal (MCV4) - required for sixth, seventh and eighth grade (11-year olds)

Preschool:

  • Hepatitis B
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DTP)
  • Polio
  • Haemophilus Influenzae b (HIB) series
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine
  • Hepatitis A vaccine**
  • Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine

* Beginning with the 2010-2011 school year, students entering childcare, preschool, kindergarten, and grades 1 through 12 will be required to have proof of receiving the Chickenpox vaccination (Varicella) OR a history of having had the Chickenpox disease.

** Children, age 1 through 5 years old, who attend a licensed day care facility or Head Start in Maricopa County must also receive Hepatitis A vaccine.

For more information on immunizations, please visit the Arizona Department of Health Services website at: http://www.azdhs.gov

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health offers immunizations to children younger than 18 years old who are uninsured. To receive information on time, date and locations of immunization clinics, call the Immunization Hotline at (602) 506-6767.

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