Steps to Elementary School Enrollment

Step 1: Explore your options
  • Find the schools in your attendance zone – Online or at the Admissions Office.
    Note: LeConte is a district-wide Two Way Immersion School.  Students from any zone may apply.
  • Register and visit school(s) of interest during months of November-January
    Visitation Schedule PDF: English | Español
  • Attend the Informational Fair for Kindergarten & New Families:
    Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, 10am-1pm at LeConte Elementary, 2241 Russell St., Berkeley
    Information Fair Flyer PDF: English | Español
  • Learn more at school Kindergarten Information Nights in January.
    Informational Night PDF: English | Español
Step 2: Submit your application in person with the required documents

Applications for 2017-18 can be submitted to the Admissions Office starting in January, 2017.

Parent Preference Forms / Forma de Preferencia para Padres:

Must be printed on legal-sized paper, or picked up in the Admissions Office.
Hay que copiar la forma en un papel de tamaño legal.

  • See Required Enrollment Documentation for details.
  • Applications and required documentation are due on or before the first Friday in February for participation in the first round of 2016-17 school lottery assignments: Friday, February 2, 2018.

Although the first application period has passed, you may contact the Admissions Office to file an application at any time.

Step 3: Receive your school assignment by mail

Mailing includes information required to move on to Step 4.

Step 4: Register at your assigned school

Remember to bring:

  • Proof of immunization
  • Copy of latest report card, transcript or some kind of grade proof (if entering 2nd–5th grade)

Students entering kindergarten and first grade must also bring the following:

  • A CHDP (California Health and Disability Prevention) form signed by a physician
  • An Oral Health Assessment form signed by a dental professional