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Enrollment and Registration

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  • Click here to be redirected to the Carlsbad Unified School District School Residency Locator (school boundary map)
  • Click here for the Carlsbad Unified School District's Registration Information.
Enrollment and Registration Information

 To enroll a new student or an incoming Kinder student, please complete the Aeries AIR online enrollment portion and upload the below documents in AIR:

  •  Parent/Legal Guardian I.D.

  •  Student's Birth Certificate     

  •  Immunization Records (The patient yellow immunization card OR printout from patient portal showing dates with physician/clinic stamp or info, patient name, birthdate with all required vaccines. Please click here for more information.)

  • Residency Verification/Declaration Form (please click here to access)

  • 2 district approved Proofs of Residency documents listed on the form dated within the past 30 days (such as SDG&E bill, Utility Bill, Lease/Mortgage Statement, etc).

  • For Kinder Pre-Enrollment, please also submit the K-TK Questionnaire (please click here to access)

  • Copy of IEP or 504 Plan – if applicable

Once all required items have been received, a confirmation email will be sent to you with final instructions.   If you are not able to provide all listed items, enrollment will not be complete, and we will not be able to update our database until you are able to do so. 

The first day of school for the 2023/24 School Year is Wednesday, August 23, 2023.

Kinder Registration

CUSD Preschool or TK

Enrollments for TK have the same requirements as for Kindergarten. Please refer to the checklist above.

If your child is currently enrolled in Pre-school or TK at a CUSD public school and will be attending Kindergarten in Carlsbad next year, you do not need to complete a new enrollment. To enroll, please email us at and include the following:

  • Child's Full Name
  • Current CUSD school
  • Completed Kinder Questionnaire
  • Updated Immunization Record (Please be sure they have all vaccines required for Kinder as listed above)
  • 1 Recent Proof of Residency
Shared Housing

Required Documents



2023-2024 Mandatory Annual
Registration/Residency Verification

Registration/Residency Verification will be ONLINE ONLY
via Parent Portal in August

ALL NEW and RETURNING families are required to complete the Annual Registration & Residency Verification process before students’ class assignments or schedules will be released. Please log in to your CUSD Parent Portal Account to complete Data Confirmation. 

ADDRESS CHANGE: If you have moved, your address must be changed by a school official and you will be required to provide two forms of residency verification (see CUSD website for additional residency information). 

SHARED HOUSING: If a parent and child(ren) are living with someone in a residence other than their own (shared housing), contact the school office to make an appointment to provide proof of residency documents and sign the Shared Housing Form with the primary resident.

Intradistrict transfer requests