Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

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Military Families

Updated: Thursday, March 19, 2020
District and school offices are closed at this time and until further notice due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.  While offices remain closed, permit applications for interdistrict transfer students will still be accepted. Please follow the United States Postal Service (U.S.P.S) mailing instructions on the application, including the completed and signed application along with the required documents. U.S.P.S. mail received in the Enrollment Center will be reviewed/processed on a weekly basis. An email confirming receipt of the application and next steps will be sent to the email indicated on the application. Continue to check this webpage for the most-up-to-date information regarding Enrollment Center procedures.
The PVPUSD accepts enrollment for students in grades TK-12 of active military families throughout the year - there is no application window. The PVPUSD Enrollment Center is open year round from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or by appointment. For additional information:  (310) 896-3401  or
New student enrollment for the 2020-21 school year will begin on February 3, 2020.  

Please review all of the steps below prior to starting the enrollment process.

  1. Obtain a release from school district of residence (in most cases this is from Los Angeles USD - click here for LAUSD site release form). Scroll down or read FAQs (click here)
  2. Complete the Palos Verdes Peninsula USD's Interdistrict Permit Application for 2019-20. If you are applying for the 2020-21 school year, click here to access the application. ** While school/district offices are closed, please follow the United States Postal Service (U.S.P.S) mailing instructions on the application. 
  3. Complete the Palos Verdes Peninsula USD's Online Enrollment Process (read notes below before you begin)

    Start Here:
    Use the following address to complete the Online Process: 
    "1 Military  Active" (do not need to list a city)

    Complete the information requested , click the "Submit" button and print the confirmation page. **Note:  While school/district offices are closed, step 4 will be postponed until further notice. The Enrollment Center will contact you via email regarding next steps. If you are enrolling for the 2019-20 school year, the Enrollment Center will work with your family and the school site to ensure your student's continuing education. 
  4. Submit the following documents to PVPUSD Enrollment Center (you will be required to show Military ID)(375 Via Almar, Palos Verdes Estates, CA  90274 - Room F113 between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm.)
  • PVPUSD Interdistrict Permit Application (noted above in item 2)
  • Interdistrict permit release (from your district of residence) or proof that you have submitted a request for release from student's district of residence. 
  • Parent/Guardian Active Military ID (do not submit a copy with the application, provide ID at time of enrollment)
  • Residency verification: Military Orders and one document with a local physical address
  • Original Birth Certificate or Passport
Interdistrict Permits
To obtain an "outgoing" permit from LAUSD (release), please click on the link below.
School Accountability Report Cards and Information
Click on the links below to view School Accountability Report Cards (SARC) and websites.
In 2016, California passed Assembly Bill 306 which addresses school enrollment for active military families.
Concerning transfers, permits and enrollment, individual school districts set policy on the acceptance of transfer students.
Assembly Bill 306 went into effect in January, 2016.
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