22/23 New Student Enrollment


Welcome to Torrey Pines Elementary School! We look forward to meeting you and getting to know you and your children!

Please visit our Calendar for upcoming Principal-Foundation Chats to learn more about our school. We also have a new TPES New Family Session scheduled once a month please look to our calendar for that as well.

Below are the steps to complete enrollment for Torrey Pines

*Enrollment is only for new incoming students not for currently enrolled families. If your student is currently enrolled at TPES there is nothing you need to do.*

For general information about enrollment in San Diego Unified Schools, you can visit https://www.sandiegounified.org/neighborhood-schools-and-enrollment-options

Step 1: Verify Torrey Pines Elementary is your neighbor school (If you are Choice please start at Step 2). 

            Visit SchoolFinder: https://www.sandiegounified.org/schoolfinder. Enter your home address to verify your neighborhood school.

                Contact Beatrice Telles at [email protected] if you have questions.

Step 2: After confirming Torrey Pines is your neighborhood school, please submit the following forms/information/documents: 

  1. Forms you will need to complete: 
    1. SDUSD PreK-12 Enrollment Form (If you complete the online form you can upload some student documents there) *The online form is only for students who have NEVER been enrolled in a SDUSD school.*
    2. Home Language Survey
    3. Educational Needs Questionnaire (if your student has or is in the process for an IEP or 504 please let us know and provide a copy)
    4. Universal Form
    5. New Student Questionnaire
    6. Health Records/Forms:
    7. If your student has attended another TK - 5th school, please complete Request for Elementary School Records (US Schools only).


  2. You will also have to provide: 
    1. Copy of Student Birth Certificate/Passport
    2. Verification of residency (mortgage statement/lease agreement, utility bill recent within 45 days)
    3. Student IEP or 504 plan (if applicable)
    4. Parent Identification

    Parents will need to email copies of these documents and digital forms to:

    Torrey Pines Elementary School Clerk Typist, Beatrice Telles, [email protected] and CC ESA, Kimberly Russell [email protected]

    The subject should be: 22/23, your student's LAST NAME, FIRST NAME, incoming grade. The district firewall blocks emails over 10mb in size. If you need to, please send multiple emails - but note in the subject line 'email x of x' so we know to look for additional emails regarding your student's enrollment. *If you have multiple children enrolling we must receive emails for each student - NOT combined student emails*


    If you are unable to complete the enrollment online for any reason please contact Mrs. Telles, enrollment hours 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM everyday, except Wednesday. 

    When coming to your enrollment appointment please bring all forms listed above.If you are not prepared, your appointment will be rescheduled for another day.


    Join the TPES Foundation!

    The Torrey Pines Elementary School Foundation (TPES Foundation) is a non-profit organization that includes all parents/guardians of Torrey Pines Elementary School students. As a parent or guardian of a student at Torrey Pines, you are automatically a member of the Foundation.

    Our school's Foundation plays a key role in our students’ success and learning experiences at TPES. Its mission is to provide resources to inspire learning, enrich teaching, and create equitable opportunities for the children, staff, and families of TPES.

    Please complete online this form to opt in to the Foundation's mailing list and directory to help you stay informed and get involved. To learn more, please click here.



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