The Del Norte Unified School District is recognized for having top quality teachers and staff, innovative programs, and safe, well-maintained schools. We have strong behavior standards and a wide variety of academic programs designed to meet every child’s needs.

Del Norte Unified operates elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, continuation schools, and charter schools.

Enrollment decisions should be made in the best educational interest of your child. Please review the following information when enrolling your child in school:

Step 1: Determine your child’s educational needs and objectives.

Step 2: Become familiar with your neighborhood boundary area and identify your home school.

Step 3: Pick up and complete a registration packet, review your registration checklist and submit registration materials to your school.

Registration packets are available at all DNUSD schools. 

Recommended documents for enrollment:

Birth Certificate


Immunization record


Proof of residence within the district

  • Residence Documents is Required for Initial Enrollment for all K-12 Students

Must produce ONE of the following for enrollment:

Property tax receipts for the current residence

Mortgage statements in parent/guardian name. If the home is under construction a title/deed or signed sales or purchase agreement in parent/guardian’s name will be accepted. Additionally, a current Pacific Power bill that indicates location of service, or a mortgage payment must be presented to the school within six months

Rental/Lease agreement – current or recently signed in parent/guardian name. Additionally, two consecutive months of a current Pacific Power bill in the parent/guardian name must be presented to the school within two months


Must also produce ONE of the following for enrollment:

Parent/guardian’s motor vehicle registration with current residence

Parent/guardian’s driver’s license with current residence

Court documents indicating current residence

Payment verification (paid invoice, credit card receipt, cashed check) for 2 consecutive months of 2 of the following utilities: gas, electricity, water, or garbage for the current residence must be presented within 2 months of enrollment

Rent payment receipts for 2 consecutive months for the current residence must be presented within 2 months of enrollment

Documentation from the Department of Human Assistance with current residence


All students entering 7th grade must provide proof that they have received an adolescent pertussis (whooping cough) booster shot (Tdap) prior to starting school.


Under state law, the District annually reviews the enrollment options available to pupils within the district. The District strives to maintain available enrollment options that meet the diverse needs, potential and interests of California pupils. Homeless students shall be immediately enrolled and, to the extent feasible, placed in their school of origin unless otherwise requested by their parent/guardian. In the case of an unaccompanied youth, the district liaison to the homeless shall assist in placement or enrollment decisions, If, after enrollment, it is determined that a student is not homeless as defined in the law, the district will follow policies in place to address fraud.


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