Enrollment Requirements

New enrollees to Modesto City Schools are required to provide the following documentation:

  • Completed Registration Card

    • Address Verification - one of the following must be submitted (see the Residence Verification Form for more info): 

      • Copy of recent utility bill (i.e. PG&E, or City of Modesto)

      • Copy of recent rental agreement

      • Copy of recent purchase agreement or escrow title paperwork stating buyer will live in the home

      (Parent / Guardian name on this address verification must be the same parent/guardian name and address that are written on the registration card.)

  • Adult I.D. verification - The adult registering the student must provide proof of identification, i.e. Driver’s license, or other photo I.D.

  • Immunization Verification - See the guidelines posted by the California Department of Health Services (Board Policy 5141.31, Senate Bill 277)

  • Withdrawal documents/drop papers/unofficial transcripts from the most recent previous school, if the student has been attending another school

  • Guardian/care giver documentation if applicable

  • Current IEP or current 504 plan if applicable

  • Evidence of student’s age (Education Code 48002, Administrative Regulation 5111) 

    • Copy of birth record or a statement by local registrar or a county recorder certifying the date of birth

    • Baptism certificate duly attested

    • Passport

    • When none of the foregoing is obtainable, affidavit of the parent, guardian, or custodian of the minor

Kindergarten Enrollment Requirements

To register children for kindergarten, parents/guardians should have the following documents available to scan:

  • Proof of child’s date of birth (certified copy of Birth Certificate, Notarized Affidavit of Birth, Baptismal Certificate, Physician’s Cert./Hospital Cert., County Recorder’s Cert., Passport, or Family Bible. Ed Code 48002).

  • Child’s current Immunization record including: 4 Polio (3 is acceptable if the last dose was given on or after the fourth birthday), 5 DTP (4 is acceptable if the last dose was given on or after the fourth birthday), 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B, and 2 Varicella (chickenpox) or proof that child has had chickenpox confirmed by a health care provider.

  • Verification of residence (utility bill, receipts from rent or property tax payments).

  • Proof of child’s health screening (physical exam) within the last 12 months.

  • Proof of dental exam within the last 12 months.