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2020-2021 Enrollment Information

Welcome to the 2020-21 School Year, please see directions below for enrollment. Elementary Schools will begin accepting packets on beginning in April 2020. Please call your school site or visit the website for details.

Open Enrollment/Intradistrict Transfer (School of Choice)

Open Enrollment/Intradistrict Transfer window is January 1 - March 30, 2020. Submit application requests through Parent Portal. Students new to CUSD, including incoming TK and Kinder, students must pre-register. Please contact your school site prior to March 30, 2020.  

Online Enrollment

New Students to Carlsbad Unified - Enrollment Steps

Welcome to Carlsbad Unified School District. Please complete the following steps to pre-enroll your student if they are not currently attending CUSD schools.


STEP 1: Click the link below to start your Online Enrollment process.

STEP 2: Contact your student's school office and confirm your student's pre-enrollment.

  • Bring all the Required Documents for official verification of enrollment.

  • You will receive a Parent Portal account by email and any additional information will be provided by your school.  

School Locator

MySchoolLocatorAddress Lookup - School Residency Locator

Use our address lookup system to locate the schools serving your address. Click the image left, or here to enter system. This lookup system provides the names of the designated schools for residential addresses within our district boundaries.

If you are unable to find your address, please call (760) 331-5000. For more detailed information on schools in the Carlsbad Unified district, please visit our school pages. For enrollment and residency related questions, please call (760) 331-5000. For information regarding Interdistrict and Intradistrict transfers, please visit the the District Transfers page.

Grade Level Placement Information

Returning Students - Summer Registration

AeriesSummer Registration for 2020-21 school year begins August 1st with the Data Confirmation process in the Parent Portal (link left).

Not sure how to do Data Confirmation in the Parent Portal?
Click the link for an easy A-B-C guide:  English   Español


Back To School, Kinder Roundup and Open House Schedule

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