Desert Sands's Enrolling New Students

Enrolling New Students

Enrolling New Students
Posted on 04/09/2024
Welcome to Desert Sands

Desert Sands Unified School District is enrolling incoming students for the 2024-25 school year.


What is an incoming student?

An incoming student is a student enrolling in a DSUSD school for the first time. This includes:

  • Students starting Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten (Kindergarten if the child turns 5 years old on or before September 1, 2024, or Transitional Kindergarten if they turn 5 between September 2, 2024 and June 2, 2025).
  • Students who have moved into district boundaries and attending a DSUSD school for the first time.
  • Students who currently live within the boundaries, but previously attended a private or other non-DSUSD school.
  • Students who live outside of district boundaries, but are planning to attend a DSUSD school in the 2024-25 school year on an approved transfer (does not include students currently attending a DSUSD school on an approved transfer).

How do I enroll my incoming student?

  • All incoming students:
    • Before beginning, gather all student documents required for registration. Your student registration will not be processed until all documents have been submitted. Please carefully review the following information regarding required student registration documents.
    • When completing student registration, information provided must match the information on a student’s legal registration documents.
    • Paper registration packets are available for pick-up from the school site your child will be attending next year beginning on April 9. Completed registration packets can be returned to the school site until June 17.
    • Registration packets will be available at the DSUSD Child Welfare and Attendance Office Monday through Thursday, between July 8-25, from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Starting August 2, parents are to call the school their child will be attending for information on how to complete the registration process.

Have Questions or Need Help?

Should you have questions regarding the registration process, registration forms or student documents, please contact the school site your child will be attending next year or email Child Welfare and Attendance at [email protected].

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