ALL of the following documents - some must be original documents - must be brought to the Registration Services office in person (step 3 in the previous page) for a student's registration to be considered complete. This office visit will take approximately 30 minutes per student.
1. Original document of Parent or Guardian/Caregiver identification: Photo id such as passport or Driver's License or ID Card. NOTE: If student lives full time with a caregiver instead of a parent, caregiver must provide a completed Caregiver Affidavit.
2. Original document of Student Identification: birth certificate or passport.
3. Residency document, Primary Proof: One (1) of the following documents with the parent/guardian's name and address:
- Homeowners: property tax bill (showing owner name and address; can be obtained by sending a request to email@example.com). Recent purchase: will accept current closing statement or deed.
- Renters: current Lease Agreement with Manager/Landlord's contact information and signatures. All pages of the original lease, including signature pages, are needed in addition to any additional documents that extend the lease end date. If the lease end date has expired, or the lease is month-to-month, an additional letter is needed from the manager/landlord indicating the parent(s)/guardian(s) are current residents, which must be dated within the last 30 days.
- Shared housing: must complete the Shared Residency Affidavit.
4. Residency documents, ADDITIONAL Proof: Two (2) of the following original, and most current, documents with the parent/guardian's name and address:
- Internet bill or account verification letter - cable bill or account verification letter - utilities bill or account verification letter - landline or cell phone bill - DMV vehicle registration - insurance bill - W-2 tax form - voter registration - employment pay stub - letter from government agency - bank account statement - U.S. Mail address change verification
5. The Parent/Guardian must sign a Residency Declaration (Declaracion de Domicilio) for EACH child. Please read the Residency page to understand the requirements for Residency to ensure the student can be enrolled, and remain enrolled, in PAUSD schools. For custody situations: each parent must complete the Custody Calendar 18-19.
6. Health Records: Click here for a complete description of all State and County requirements.
- Student's Immunizations records: All records must be official (click here for definition of official). If some immunizations are missing, official evidence must be provided before school starts that the missing immunizations were administered. If immunizations will be administered in the future, a letter signed by a California licensed physician (M.D. or D.O.) is required.
- A TB Risk Assessment form (or a TB test if required after assessment): must be completed by a health professional for the student. (Students transferring from another Santa Clara County school are exempt from this requirement.)
7. If student is transferring from a school within the United States, bring a completed Previous School Records form.
8. High school students entering the second semester of 9th grade, or entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grades, must submit an official student transcript from the previous school, with a professionally English-translated version included.
9. Review Grade Placement policies to determine the grade level PAUSD will assign based on student birth date; if parents want a different grade assigned, evidence of current or previous grade must be submitted for consideration.
10. Special Education students: Provide a copy, signed by parent and previous school, of existing or previous IEP or 504 plans.
Please contact Registration Services with any questions: RegistrationServices@pausd.org; (650) 329-3707.