CARLSBAD — Carlsbad Unified School District will hold the fall 2013 Kindergarten orientations at the following elementary schools:— Calavera Hills Elementary School, May 2, 4 p.m., (760) 331-6300
— Hope Elementary School, April 25, 2 p.m., (760) 331-5900
— Jefferson Elementary School, April 25, 2 p.m., (760) 331-5500
— Kelly Elementary School, May 2, 2 p.m., (760) 331-5800
— Magnolia Elementary School, April 25, 2 p.m., (760) 331-5600
— Pacific Rim Elementary School, April 25, 2:30 p.m., (760) 331-6200
— Poinsettia Elementary School, April 25, 2 p.m., (760) 331-6500
To be eligible for kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2013. To register, parents must present the child’s original birth certificate and proof of immunizations. In addition to the DPT and Polio vaccines, State of California immunization requirements for students entering school include two doses of the MMR vaccine, three doses of the Hepatitis B vaccine, and either the varicella (chicken-pox) vaccine or proof of illness (verified by healthcare provider). Students who attend school in the Carlsbad Unified School District must reside within its boundaries on a full-time permanent basis. Two documents are to be provided by the parents/guardians as proof of residency (K-12). Post office boxes and mail drop addresses do not meet residency requirements; only street addresses are acceptable. Check the district Web site for a list of forms to be completed and documents to be provided for the 2013-2014 school year.
For more information, parents should contact the expected school of attendance or access carlsbadusd.k12.ca.us.