Admission and Enrollment

Welcome to Piedmont Unified!

We are excited to have your child enroll with us.  Please review this page for the procedures and policies involved with admission to Piedmont Unified schools.  Piedmont Unified uses an online system to collect the needed information and documents to process your child’s application for enrollment.  Please gather birth certificates, immunization records, and proof of residency (see below) to upload as you submit the enrollment application.

 

2023-24 School Year New Piedmont Student Resident Enrollment Begins February 1st

(the on-Line Enrollment Application will be active on this date – Applications submitted before this date will be Denied)!

 

Enrollment for Piedmont Residents

1. Begin an Enrollment Application online (The following required documents must be uploaded in order to submit the on-line enrollment application: Birth Certificate, Immunization Record, and Grant Deed/Lease Agreement and other proof of residency)

  •  If you are an existing Piedmont Unified Resident Family, follow the link to complete an application for a new (siblings are currently enrolled in PUSD) child  from the Infinite Campus Parent Portal (https://tinyurl.com/PUSDparentportal). Directions here. (Existing IDT Families Must have a PUSD approved IDT for a new child before completing the enrollment application – refer to the Transfer Policy Page)

 

  • If you are a prospective/new Resident Family, follow this link to start your application for enrollment. (https://piedmontca.infinitecampus.org/campus/OLRLogin/piedmont) (Families living outside Piedmont are REQUIRED to have a District of Residence approved Inter-District Transfer (IDT) AND a PUSD approved IDT before enrollment can occur  (On-line enrollment applications without a PUSD approved IDT on file will be DENIED)

All Piedmont families (new to schools and those with existing enrolled students) need to provide proof of residency as described here

2. Submit the Application 

  • Submitted applications will receive an automated email with a confirmation number. If you do not receive an automated email with a confirmation number then your application is not complete or fully submitted.
  • Note: Your enrollment is not yet approved! 

3. A site Administrative Assistant will Email you  once your application has been reviewed

  • You will be notified by email  if any additional documents are required (see below for required documents)
  • Your application will be considered complete after all of your documents have been approved. Approved applications will be verified via email, and this will be documented as your enrollment date.
  • Approved enrollments you will receive an email with directions on setting up an account on our student information system.  Make sure to set up your parent account!

Enrollment Timelines

Resident Enrollments for the following school year (2023-24) are processed within two weeks of submittal (February 1st-June 10th) 

Resident Enrollments submitted over the summer are processed the end of July/first week of August

Required Documents for Enrollment

  • proof of residency (see below)
  • birth certificate or passport
  • immunization records with TB risk assessment

Proof of Residency Documents

Before the student can be enrolled, you must provide ONE of the Following:

  • A Grant Deed or Alameda County Secured Property Tax Statement showing Fiscal Year and Location of Property  
  • Rental/Lease Contract IN ADDITION, Renters/Lessees must provide, at the time of enrollment, a copy of the property owner’s rental license from the City, in order to be considered a bona fide residence
  • Declaration of Residency (obtained from Superintendent’s Office – 510.594.2614 or by email to seggert@piedmont.k12.ca.us) executed and notarized by the parent or legal guardian of the student and homeowner. (Form to be used when living full-time with a Piedmont Resident and no rent is exchanged).

AND at least 3 additional documents which can be:

  • Current W-2 Form or pay stubs with current imprinted address (figures may be blocked out)
  • State or Federal tax return, with current imprinted name and address, filed within the past 12 months with W-2 forms attached (figures may be blocked out)
  • Current Bank Statement with current imprinted name and address, showing activity within the last 30 days (figures may be blocked out)
  • Original copy of entire PG & E bill or EBMUD bill within last 30 days which shows “Service to” portion of bill and name and address, and proof of termination of service from former residence (proof of termination not needed for present property owners)
  • One major credit card activity statement with current imprinted name and address portion (figures may be blocked out)
  • Voter Registration
  • Correspondence from Government Agency

* The following items are NOT accepted as proof of residency:

  • A post office box as an address
  • A letter from a bank stating an account has been opened in your name
  • Telephone bill
  • A driver’s license or driver’s license ID

The district reserves the right to request additional proofs of residency as necessary.

* Unannounced home visits by a District Residency Verification Officer may be conducted on an ongoing basis during the student’s attendance at Piedmont schools.

Additional Enrollment Requirements and Information

  • Owners who live on Split-Parcels designated with an * on the street listing document must complete an Inter-District Transfer (see information and links below) per Administrative Regulation 5117.
  • At the beginning of each school year, the Superintendent or designee shall enroll any otherwise eligible child into Kindergarten only if they will have their fifth birthday on or before September 1 of that year and into First Grade only if they will have their 6th birthday on or before September 1 of that year (Education Code 4800048010).
  • Students whose fifth birthday falls between September 2nd and February 2nd are eligible for a Transitional Kindergarten Program.  Transitional Kindergarten is the first year of a two-year kindergarten program.  More info on Transitional Kindergarten (TK).
  • California State Law and Information on Admission to Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and 1st Grade can be found on the California Department of Education website.

Enrollment for Millennium High School

  • Piedmont residents attending MHS follow the enrollment procedures listed above.
  • Non Piedmont-resident students attending MHS must first apply, interview and be accepted to MHS through an application process.  See the MHS website for application information.
    • Once accepted at MHS, a non Piedmont-resident student must obtain an inter-district transfer from their home district, processed through the Superintendent’s Office. Then families can apply following the directions above for new families.

Information about Inter-District Transfers

  • Information regarding the inter-district transfer process can be found on the Transfer Policy Page located on the PUSD website
  • All inter-district transfers are processed through the Superintendent’s Office. 
  • Inter-district transfer applications are not accepted until March 1st.

 

 

 Student Enrollment Policies

Transfer Policies

 

 

 

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