School Enrollment

Now enrolling Kindergarten and TK for 2023-2024!

Do you have a child who turned 4 by April 2, 2023? CUSD offers full-day kindergarten and transitional kindergarten programs! Students love our clean and welcoming campuses and caring staff. Families love our free childcare after school and during most school breaks! Each student receives a Chromebook or similar device, and did we mention online tutoring, meals, and summer programs are free? Click the button above to enroll now or call us at (209) 556-1540 to learn more.

Elementary/Junior High/High School Enrollment Process

Step 1

Download the Ceres Schools Attendance Boundary Map for Elementary, Junior High or High School. Locate the school that serves the area in which the student resides.

Step 2

Visit the school (in-person) to obtain an enrollment packet and then return the completed packet to the school site main office by the specified due date;
Enroll online for:

Elementary (English)
Elementary ( Spanish)

Junior High (English)
Junior High (Spanish)

High School (English)
High School (Spanish)

Step 3

If seeking an Intra-District transfer (to have your child attend another school within Ceres) or an Inter-District Transfer (your child resides in another town and you are seeking to enroll him/her in a Ceres school), then visit the Ceres Unified School District Child Welfare and Attendance website at Child Welfare & Attendance and download the appropriate forms. Follow the instructions and return the completed forms to the school in which you are seeking enrollment for your child.

Please note – acceptance of transfer requests are determined based upon the availability of space within the school and grade level sought.

Step 4

Parents will be notified by the school or Child Welfare and Attendance Office of the final decision.

Parents of preschool-age children may contact the Ceres Unified School District State Preschool and Head Start Office at 209-556-1545 or visit State Preschool/Headstart .

A list of Ceres schools can be found by visiting our School Listing Webpage.

Argus Continuation High School – Endeavor Alternative Center:
Enrollment forms for these two schools may be obtained by visiting the Argus/Endeavor campus at 2555 Lawrence Street, Ceres, CA 95307 or by contacting the campus at 209-556-1800. Visit the Argus/Endeavor website at

Whitmore Charter Schools:
Whitmore Charter School of the Arts and Technology (K-8), and Whitmore Charter High School (9-12) are schools of choice. Enrollment is based on a lottery system. Enrollment forms may be obtained by visiting the Whitmore Charter Schools campus at 3435 Don Pedro Road, Ceres, CA 95307. For questions, please contact the school at 209-556-1610 or visit the Whitmore Charter Schools website at