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We are a preschool through eighth-grade public school district with 23 different school environments offering a variety of educational choices for you and your child. We welcome eligible students from outside the district boundary. Our exceptional programs draw over 2,000 students to our schools from Mesa, Phoenix, Ahwatukee, Kyrene, Roosevelt, Chandler, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Higley, and other Arizona cities and districts.

For parents of children going into fourth grade:
Please bring your child's third-grade AIMS results when you register.

Registration for the 2020-2021 School Year begins January 16 with Kindergarten Registration.

You may download an Enrollment Packet for the 2020-2021 School Year and turn it in beginning January 16 for Kindergarten and January 17 for all other grades.

Download 2020-2021 Enrollment Packet

Inscripción Paquete - en Español 2020-2021

Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year:

Registration for grades kindergarten through 8 for the 2019-2020 school year takes place during office hours at all school locations.

The following packets are for kindergarten through eighth-grade. For preschool, please visit our Preschool page.

Download 2019-2020 Enrollment Packet

Inscripción Paquete - en Español 2019-2020

<< See Open Enrollment information to left if you live outside the district or school boundary.

Registration Locations:

Office hours are as follows:

Aguilar Elementary
 7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Rover Elementary
 7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Arredondo Elementary
 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Scales Technology Academy
 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Broadmor Elementary
 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thew Elementary
 7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Carminati Elementary
 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wood Elementary
 7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Curry Elementary
 7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Laird School
 7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Frank Elementary
 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ward Traditional Academy
 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fuller Elementary
 7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
ASPIRE Academy
 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Holdeman Elementary
 7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Connolly Middle School
 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hudson Elementary
 7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Fees College Preparatory Middle School
 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Meyer Montessori
 7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Gililland Middle School
 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Nevitt Elementary   7:20 a.m. - 3:20 p.m. Tempe Academy of International Studies
 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.


For specific information about kindergarten enrollment, visit our Kindergarten page.

View a list of our schools: Elementary (K-5), Middle schools (6-8), Specialty schools and K-8 schools

Please keep in mind that registration takes about an hour. To save time, download and print the enrollment packet and complete it before arriving. It’s important to register early, as classes at some Tempe Elementary Schools reach capacity very quickly.

The following items are needed to enroll your child:

  1. Certified Birth Certificate (may be obtained from the state of birth) For children who were born in Arizona, a certified birth certificate may be obtained by an immediate family member at the Arizona Office of Vital Records, 1818 West Adams St., Phoenix, AZ 85007 (http://www.azdhs.gov/vital-records/). A certified birth certificate can also be obtained through express service on the Internet at www.vitalchek.com. For more information call: (602) 364-1300.

  2. Legitimate proof of current address (such as mortgage or lease agreement, utility bills, etc.)

  3. Legal documents, as needed, for example: custody/court/guardianship.

  4. Immunization records - State law requires immunizations to attend school. Students who have not started the immunizations or are overdue for the next dose will be excluded from school. Upon enrollment into an Arizona school, parents must provide the child's shot record that has been signed by a doctor's office or medical clinic. Please note the immunizations required for school registration below.

All kindergarten through eighth-grade students:

  • Hepatitis B (series of three doses)
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DTP)
  • Tdap required for sixth, seventh and eighth grade (11-year olds) 
  • Polio
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) (two doses)
  • Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine
  • Meningococcal (MCV4) - required for sixth, seventh and eighth grade (11-year olds)


  • Hepatitis B
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DTP)
  • Polio
  • Haemophilus Influenzae b (HIB) series
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine
  • Hepatitis A vaccine**
  • Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine

* Beginning with the 2010-2011 school year, students entering childcare, preschool, kindergarten, and grades 1 through 12 will be required to have proof of receiving the Chickenpox vaccination (Varicella) OR a history of having had the Chickenpox disease.

** Children, age 1 through 5 years old, who attend a licensed day care facility or Head Start in Maricopa County must also receive Hepatitis A vaccine.

For more information on immunizations, please visit the Arizona Department of Health Services website at: http://www.azdhs.gov

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health offers immunizations to children younger than 18 years old who are uninsured. To receive information on time, date and locations of immunization clinics, call the Immunization Hotline at (602) 506-6767.

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