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Enrollment

NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT - FOR FALL 2013

SUMMER ENROLLMENT FOR STUDENTS NEW TO CAPISTRANO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

AUGUST 12, 2012 AT 9:00 AM IN THE GUIDANCE DEPT. OFFICE.

Students will meet with an academic advisor during the summer enrollment date.  Please read the Enrollment Documents and Information on this page to determine what one needs to bring to enroll their student.  Note that "enrollment" is different than "registration".  Your student will not be able to participate in walk -through registration until they have enrolled into Tesoro.

Incoming 9th grade students (new to CUSD) will be required to take a reading test (approximately 1.5 hours in length).

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Please contact the Guidance Office Clerk/Registrar to confirm your neighborhood school or click on the link below to be connected to the Capistrano Unified School District Website.  This link provides an opportunity to verify your neighborhood home school by typing in your street address.http://webapps.capousd.org/sls/schoollookup.asp
     
  2. Enrollments are done by appointment only during the school year.  Summer enrollment is done during June and August.  Please call the Guidance Office to schedule an appointment. with an Academic Advisor.  Please see the Enrollment Document list for further details.
    • Please Note – Enrollment is different than Registration.
       
  3. The Academic Advisor will discuss classes and any other requirements with the student for class placement.

ENROLLMENT DOCUMENTS

You will need the following information to enroll your child at Tesoro High School:

  1. Proof of Residence
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    n compliance with the CUSD board policies. Residency of a student shall be verified through two different, curently dated utility bills.
     
  2. Immunization record
    Students must meet all immunization requirements to be enrolled and attend classes. New students may be able to contact the prior school of attendance to obtain these records. Current CUSD students may request these records by clicking on the link below or contacting the Registrar's office. Students will not be allowed to enroll unless there is a current and up to date immunization record.  
    • For the 2013-14 school year, all students entering 7th through 12th grades will need proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster shot (commonly called the"Tdap" vaccine) before starting school. Thereafter, in future school years, only students entering 7th grade will need proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster shot (Tdap) before starting school.
       
    • By law, students who do not have proof of receiving a Tdap booster shot will NOT be able to start school until proof is provided to the school. (Please note: The tetanus-diphtheria booster shot, which is commonly called the "Td" booster, will NOT meet the new law’s requirement; the vaccination must be the "Tdap.".)
       
  3. Birth Certificate/Age of Admission
    Students enrolling for the first time in a CUSD school must provide proof of age with a birth certificate, baptismal certificate, passport or immigration certificate.
     
  4. Clearance/Withdrawal form
    Students entering after the start of the school year will need to provide a withdrawal form from the prior school. This form should have the student's prior class schedule and must include any withdrawal grades if applicable.
     
  5. Transcript
    An official transcript is preferred at the time of enrollment; however unofficial transcripts will be accepted. Please contact the student’s last school of attendance for this document

Additional paperwork that may be required:

  •  If you are assuming responsibility for a child with the permission of that child's parents, you will need to complete a Caregiver's Authorization Affidavit. Forms are available at the school from the Registrar. The form must be completed prior to the registration meeting with the academic advisor.
     
  • If your child needs Special Education, please bring a copy of the latest I.E.P. (Individualized Education Plan)
     
  • If you are requesting Honors placement, please bring certification and placement recommendations from the previous school.
     
  • If English is the student's second language, contact CUSD for a preliminary assessment at: (944) 234-9200.

You may wish to confirm that you reside within the Tesoro High School attendance area prior to making an appointment to enroll your child. We frequently have students arrive to enroll only to find out they are at the wrong school. We are happy to assist you to determine the appropriate school site for your student(s). Please call the registrar if you have any questions at: (949) 234-5310.

Registration

Immediately after enrollment, a Registration Packet may be provided to the student.  All required registration forms must be completed and turned in during walk through registration or on the first date of attendance. 

Beginning with the 2013-14 school year, Parent and Students are encouraged to use the Parent Portal to update Student/Parent/Contact Information. All students must complete the registration forms every year. This includes current CUSD students who are automatically enrolled from the prior middle schools and Tesoro students from the prior school year of attendance. These required forms includes the following:

  • Student Information Card/Emergency Card
  • Student Ethnicity/Race
  • Acknowlegement Card
  • Voluntary Drug Testing Program Form 
  • McKinney-Vento Assistance Act
  • Migrant Education Program (if applicable)