Hours of Operation

Mon., Wed., Th., Fri.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tue. – 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

(The Registration Services Office will be closed at 12:00 p.m. on November 16, 2018.)

To Attend Palo Alto Unified School District schools, a student must:

  1. Be currently "residing" (read legal definition of "residence") full time within the boundaries of the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD):
    • To verify if your student qualifies to attend - and REMAIN ENROLLED IN - PAUSD schools, read Residency - Important Information.
    • Some areas of the city of Palo Alto are not within PAUSD boundaries; some areas of Los Altos Hills and Portola Valley are within PAUSD boundaries. To determine if your residence is within PAUSD boundaries, enter your address into the School Finder application.
       
  2. Be 5 years of age on or before September 1 (for kindergarten) or December 2 (for Transitional Kindergarten) of the academic year of enrollment.
    • PAUSD does not allow early admission to kindergarten. For details regarding this policy, read Grade Placement.

If your student meets these criteria, start the Registration Process

To attend an information meeting: Parent Information Meetings 

Please contact Registration Services with any questions: RegistrationServices@pausd.org; (650) 329-3707.