Contact your school to get enrollment forms or if you need additional assistance, contact Yvette Padilla, 831-633-3343, ext. 1210 or email her at ypadilla@nmcusd.org

Parent Resources

Parent Newsletter 2015- 2016 (Englsih & Spanish)


Parent Acknowledgement Form (English) (Spanish)

Bus Pass (English & Spanish)

Homeless Referral  (English)  (Spanish)

Migrant Forms (English & Spanish)



Uniform Complaint Procedure  in English  in Spanish

Information Regarding Transitional Kindergarten

Talking Points, 2014


For Our Future/Para Nuestro Futuro


Enrollment - Registration Information

Kindergarten/Transitional Kindergarten Programs:  Please be sure to register your child for kindergarten.  Each elementary school has a full-day kindergarten program and each site also has a pre-school program.  Be sure to enroll your child for kinder if a child must turn 5 years old on or before Sept. 1st , 2014  to be eligible for kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year.  Children turning 5 year old between Sept. 2nd and Dec. 2nd, 2014 will be considered “Transitional Kindergartners” and can still be served at the elementary school site.

*What is Transitional Kindergarten?  This is an option for a child who was born between September 2, 2009 and December 2nd, 2009 and they will be placed based upon their initial assessment results.  


1. Contact your child’s home school to register for Kindergarten or Transitional* Kindergarten

We have four elementary schools that will serve incoming Kindergarten students.  

  • Castroville Elementary School:  11161 Merritt Street, Castroville-- (831) 633-2570
  • Echo Valley Elementary School:  147 Echo Valley Road, Salinas-- (831) 663-2308
  • Elkhorn Elementary School: 2235 Elkhorn Road, Castroville--(831) 633-2405
  • Prunedale Elementary School:  17719 Pesante Road, Salinas-- (831) 663-3060

If you are not sure which is your neighborhood school, please call 633-3343, ext. 1229.

2. Bring:

  • Your child’s birth certificate
  • Copy of your child’s immunization records  

Note: If your child needs immunizations, there will be information on our school-based clinics provided by “Salud Para La Gente” available at Elkhorn and Castroville Elementary school sites.

3. Make an Assessment Screening Appointment for late July through early August

4. Complete additional in-take paperwork required for enrollment at your scheduled appointment





The annual transfer transfer period is an opportunity for parents/guardians who live within the North Monterey County Unified School District (NMCUSD) to request a new school placement for their child or to renew a transfer to a school outside their attendance area.  Open Enrollment is between January 1st and March 1st, 2016. 


Transfer Guide 2016/2017:  English Spanish


2016/2017 Interdistrict/Intradistrict form English  Spanish


Intradistrict Forms ONLY for school year 2015/2016 (English & Spanish)

Student's who wish to attend a non-NMCUSD school must apply through the Inter-District Transfer process




Interdistrict Forms Only for school year 2015/2016 (English & Spanish)


Appeal Forms

For additional information on transfersTransfer Guide 2015/2016  English Spanish

If you need additional assistance, please contact Yvette Padilla at 633-3343 ext 1210 or email her at ypadilla@nmcusd.org.

Tobacco Free Schools

The Board prohibits the use of tobacco products at any time on district property and in district vehicles (HSC 1014420). This prohibition applies to all employees, students and visitors at any instructional program, activity or athletic event.

Tobacco Free Schools (Board Policy)

Parent/Guardian and Student Rights and Information

Forms for registration