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Enrollment Info - Be Part of Our Family!

Enrollment for the El Monte City School District is OPEN!
The El Monte City School District is enrolling students for the 2021-2022 school year. We are accepting enrollment for all grade levels, please contact your home school or school of interest by using the phone numbers below. If you are not sure what school is considered your "home school" please use our school locator.
Want to know what opportunities are available for your children, check out our Programs page!
For safety purposes, schools are requesting that prospective families call schools to make an appointment for registration. School office numbers are listed below:
Cherrylee School: (626) 575-2326
Cleminson School: (626) 575-2327
Columbia School: (626) 575-2306
Cortada School(626) 575-2391
Durfee School(626) 443-3900
Gidley School: (626) 575-2323
LeGore School(626) 575-2329
New Lexington School: (626) 575-2320
Potrero School: (626) 350-9386
Rio Hondo School(626) 575-2308
Rio Vista School(626) 575-2310
Shirpser School(626) 575-2393
Wilkerson School(626) 575-2331
Wright School(626) 575-2333
If you would like to register your child for our Head Start programCLICK HERE!
Enrollment Materials
In preparation of enrollment, please view the necessary documentation to enroll your child in an EMCSD school below. Remember, enrollment cannot be finalized until ALL required documentation is presented at your school of enrollment.

When registering your child, who has not previously been enrolled, the following documents are
1. Proof of Age :
  • Education Code section 48002 permits school districts to accept the following:
    • Certified copy of birth record
    • Statement by the local registrar or county recorder certifying the date of birth
    • Baptism certificate
    • Passport
  • When none of the foregoing is obtainable, the parent/guardian may provide any other
    appropriate means of proving the age of the child.
    • A student enrolling a district school at any other grade level shall present records from his/her
      previous school district documenting his/her age and current grade level.
    • (As required by State law, all children entering kindergarten must be five years of age on or
      before September 1)
2. Proof of Immunization:
  • All children are required to have their vaccinations fully completed before enrolling in school.
    Immunization Record to include the following:
    • Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DTap, DTP, or DT)
    • Polio - Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
    • Hepatitis B
    • Varicella (Chickenpox)
3. Proof of Address (only one proof is necessary)
  • Property tax payment receipts
  • Rental property contract, lease, or payment receipts
  • Utility service contract, statements, or payment receipts
  • Pay stubs
  • Voter registration
  • Correspondence from a government agency
  • Declaration of residency executed by the parent or legal guardian of the student.
While a district must accept the listed documents, the district may choose to accept other types,
as well.
4. Proof of Legal Guardianship
  • Valid Form of Identification:
    • Driver’s License
    • Passport
    • Government-Issued Identification
  • Child’s birth certificate
  • Caregiver Affidavit
Download a PDF version of the "EMCSD Enrollment Documents" below:

School Enrollment for 2020-2021 School Year     

Welcome to the El Monte City School District! We are so happy that you are enrolling your child in our district, and are so eager to embark on this educational journey with you. Rest assured your child will receive an excellent education that will focus on academics, character and the arts. Please call your school office to enroll your child in the El Monte City School District.

Bienvenido al Distrito Escolar del Distrito de El Monte! Estamos tan contentos que están matriculando su hijo en nuestro distrito, y entusiasmados de comenzar esta jornada de aprendizaje con ustedes. Les aseguramos que su hijo recibirá una educación que incluye académicas, desarrollo de carácter, y las artes. Por favor llamen a su escuela para inscribir a sus hijo en el Distrito Escolar de La Ciudad de El Monte.