The school enrollment process involves a number of steps and requires that various documents be presented.
Steps 1 through 4 in the process must be completed before a student is considered “fully enrolled”.
Call the school site for an appointment to present these documents.
Enrollment will not be done on a walk in basis.
Appointments will be taken after FEBRUARY 22.
AGE VERIFICATION: One of the following is required to verify age and identity:
- Current Passport
- Birth Certificate: Original and Certified
VERIFICATION OF RESIDENCY in the Benicia Unified School District:
State law requires that public schools verify student residence. Board Policy number 5111,5111.1, and 5111.2 of the Benicia Unified School District and Education Code 48204.6 provide that evidence of residency be submitted for each student desiring to attend schools within the district.
As evidence of residency within the Benicia Unified School District at a minimum, three documents will be required: These must be originals, the clerk will make a copy and sticky notes or marker can be used to cover private information, such as price or other financial information.
One document from Category 1 and one document from Category 2 and one document from Category 3.
Category 1: Provide ONE of the following
- Current passport
- Current Driver’s License
- Current CA ID
- Current Military ID
(ID showing current Benicia Address, may have 30 days if just recently moved)
Category 2: Provide ONE of the following
- Grand Deed/Mortgage Coupon to property of residence with imprinted parent name and address
- Current property tax bill with imprinted patent/guardian name and address
- Rental/Lease Agreement (must be an original and Manager cannot be a relative)
**Rental/Lease Agreement should include the following information:
Indication that children will reside (names or number of children)
Manager or owner’s name and phone number**
Category 3: Provide ONE item from the following list
- State or Federal Tax return with current imprinted label with parent/guardian name and address filed within the past 12 months with W-2 form attached
- Payroll check stub with imprinted name and address of parent/guardian
- Other form of identification or correspondence from a government agency of utility company
(A notarized letter will be required for families living with relatives, along with all required documentation.)
NOTE: Unannounced home visitations by a district residency verification officer may be conducted on an on-going basis during the student’s attendance in BUSD school. If the Superintendent of designee, upon investigation, has determined that a students enrollment is based on false evidence, he/she shall revoke the student’s enrollment. The District may request verification of residency at any time.
VERIFICATION OF REQUIRED IMMUNICATIONS/Completion of CA. Sch. Immun. Record: .
Upon entrance to the district, every student must have an up-to-date immunization record supported by written documentation from a physician. Children lacking one or more required vaccine doses by not currently due for a dose may be admitted conditionally. Documentation that remaining doses have been received will be required. If all conditions are not met, then students will be excluded from school attendance.
NEW STUDENTS DOCUMENTATION (Never attended Benicia School)
If the incoming student has never attended Benicia Unified School District, in addition to the documents listed in the enrollment steps the following documents will also be required for enrollment:
Recent High School Transcript
Transfer Grades (only if enrollment is mid-semester)
IEP or Special Education Documents (If applicable)
Discipline Records (or letter stating that there are no issues)
These documents may be faxed to our offices at 707-748-2728.