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Step 2: Pre-enrollment Process

Karen Kendall Welcome Center
2045 Meyer Place • Room 110 -113 • Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(At the BESST Ctr. Adjacent to Rea El. School)

Phone: (949) 515-6743 & (949) 515-6740
Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday 8 am – 3 pm


 Online Pre-enrollment and Pre-Enrollment Process

Part I – The Online Pre-Enrollment process can be completed at home or at the computer lab (room 112) after address verification.

Before completing the pre-enrollment process online for your child, you will need the following information:

  • Parent/Guardian work address and phone number
  • A valid email address for Parent/Guardian with password
  • Emergency contacts information (relationship to student, name, address, phone numbers)
  • Physician’s name and contact information
  • Information on student’s health, issues, medications


Part II – The Pre-Enrollment Packet: New Students or Returning Students after leaving the District for 12 consecutive months or more

The following documents are helpful for entry into any of the Newport Mesa Unified School District schools. We cannot process your child’s pre-enrollment without the documents below.

Required Documentation:

  • Address Verification Golden Ticket & Manila envelope (provided in Step 1)
  • Address Verification: Residency Affidavit
  • Proof of Age*
  • Student Physical Exam Form (Preschool, Transitional Kinder, Kindergarten, and 1st Grades) **
  • Tuberculosis Screening (Preschool, Transitional Kinder, Kindergarten, and 1st Grades) **
  • Immunization Card (Up to date for school entry)
  • Report Cards (K-6) or Transcript (7-12) ***
  • IEP or 504 Plan (If applicable)***
  • Custody, Guardianship, Restraining Orders (if applicable)

* Proof of age can include a certified copy of a birth records or statement by the local registrar, or a county recorder certifying the date or birth, or a baptism certificate duly attested, or a passport, or when none of the forgoing is obtainable, an affidavit of the parent, guardian or custodian of the minor, or any other appropriate means of proving the age of the child.
** Physical exam to be completed  prior to school entry less than 1 year for Preschool, less than 6 months for Transitional Kinder and Kindergarten, and less than 18 months for 1st grade.

*** If you cannot provide a current report card/transcript, you will be reccomended to fill out a records request form either at the school site or at the Welcome Center.