•Original Birth Certificate, Current Passport or Baptismal Certificate(TK-12). As required by State law, all children entering kindergarten must be five years of age on or before September 1.
•Immunization Records, for current immunization information (TK-12). All children are required to have their vaccinations fully completed before enrolling in school. Immunization Record to include the following:
- Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertusis (DTap, DTP, or DT)
- Polio - Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
- Hepatitis B
- Varicella (Chickenpox)Immunizations are offered at the Whittier Health Center. Please call 562-464-5350 for more information. A PERSONAL BELIEF EXEMPTION FORM IS NO LONGER AN OPTION.•Two Documents as Proof of Residency (TK-12), for appropriate documents for address verification - 1. deed to a home; 2. escrow papers for a home; 3. tax receipt (property taxes or personal taxes); 4. regular driver's license (not temporary) with residence address; 5. receipt for deposit with the local utility company and/or receipt for bills paid to the local utility company, i.e., propane, SDG&E; 6. Rental agreement with property owner or agent's signature (notarized or verified under penalty of perjury); 7. other government or business document which reliably establishes current residence, as determined by the District.•Transcript from previous school (6-12)
If you have a child that will be five years old on/or before September 1, 2017, they are eligible for kindergarten. Visit www.erusd.org click the School Locator tab to locate your school of residence.
*Transitional Kindergarten Program:
If you have a child who will be turning five years old between September 2, 2017 and March 2, 2018, they are eligible for the transitional kindergarten program.
A child must be at least five years of age at time of admission to the first grade, providing the child has completed a year of kindergarten in a private or public school. If a child reaches his/her sixth birth date on/or before September 1, 2017, and has not completed one year in kindergarten, he/she is also eligible for first grade admission.