Arcadia Unified New Student Enrollment Open Now Online

Arcadia Unified 2021-22 Enrollment Press Release


Enrollment for students new to the Arcadia Unified School District for the 2021-2022 school year is now open. Families can enroll their students entirely online compliments of Arcadia Unified’s newly developed digital enrollment system. 

“We are very hopeful that our students will be able to be back on our campuses by the start of the 2021-2022 school year, if not sooner,” Arcadia Unified Superintendent Dr. David Vannasdall said. “I am proud of the comprehensive education our teachers and our entire staff have continued to provide during distance learning and look forward to welcoming new families into our schools with the hope that we will be able to greet them in person in the fall.”

From now until March 1, families with students entering Transitional Kindergarten (TK), which are those students born between Sept. 2, 2016 and Dec. 2, 2016, and Kindergarten, children whose 5th birthday is on or before Sept. 1, 2021, are eligible to register. Beginning March 1, new students from all grade levels, TK-12th grade, are free to enroll. 

Arcadia Unified School District’s Program Highlights:

Families are encouraged to enroll as soon as possible to ensure a smooth transition into their respective Arcadia Unified schools. New student enrollments are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Arcadia Unified is expecting a high number of Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Kindergarten enrollments for the fall. Enrollments have transitioned to an entirely online process to help the community stay safe and are aligned with COVID-19 health protocols. 

Parents should be prepared to upload the required enrollment documents, such as proof of residency, age, and immunizations. Enrollment can be completed at  

For non-Arcadia residents who are interested in attending Arcadia Unified schools, the district does have a permit application process that is also now available online.  

Arcadia Unified School District’s Recognitions: 

  • Ranked top 1% of best school districts in America for consecutive years by Niche
  • All Arcadia Unified schools are National Blue Ribbon or CA Distinguished
  • Arcadia High named a U.S. News & World Report Gold Medal School
  • Ranked top 1% of districts with the best teachers in America by Niche

Arcadia Unified has 11 schools and approximately 9,500 students. You can learn more about the Arcadia Unified School District, its six elementary schools, three middle schools, comprehensive high school, and alternative learning program at


2021-22 AUSD Student Enrollment Graphic