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New Enrollment

UPDATE:  Registration packets are now available in the school office for the 2020-21 school year.  

RUSD School District Enrollment for 2020-2021

Rescue Union School District welcomes regular Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten, new student registration and transfer requests for the 2020-2021 school year. Registration will begin on February 3, 2020 at all schools in the district based upon designated boundaries. To find your school of attendance please check our boundary map at or contact the district office at 530-677- 4461 for assistance. Enrollment packets and transfer request forms will be available to parents at all school sites beginning Wednesday, January 29, 2020.
Students must be five years of age on or before September 1, 2020 to enter Kindergarten. Students must be five years of age on or before December 2, 2020 to be eligible for Transitional Kindergarten. Priority for Transitional Kindergarten will be given to students with their fifth birthdays between September 2 and December 2, 2020, however, students who turn five between December 3, 2020 and March 1, 2021 are eligible to participate in the Transitional Kindergarten as they turn five. These students will be put on a waiting list in order of birth date and placed on a space available basis.
The following documentation is required for registration:
  • An up-to- date immunization record
  • County Certificate of Live Birth (with county seal)
  • Proof of district residency (escrow papers, telephone or utility bill, rental agreement)
  • If applicable, signed intradistrict or interdistrict transfer forms and current court orders regarding custody must also be turned in with packets.
Please bring in original documents and the school will make copies.
Registration packets should be returned with all required documentation. If registration packets are not complete at time of submission, your child will not be enrolled until all required documentation has been received. For additional information regarding registration please contact your school.

Completed vaccinations are required prior to school entry for all grades. For more information regarding vaccines that are required for school entry please visit:
Under a new law known as SB 277, beginning January 1, 2016 exemptions based on personal beliefs,
including religious beliefs, will no longer be an option for the vaccines that are currently required for entry into child care or school in California. For more information about immunization requirements and resources, please visit the California Department of Public Health’s website at and

Students (and siblings) attending the Rescue Union School District on a current interdistrict transfer or requesting a new interdistrict transfer must submit the application by March 2020.  Students wishing to continue attendance on an Intradistrict Transfer will not be required to reapply unless they will be moving from elementary to middle school. 

If you are interested in our Visual and Performing Arts Program at Jackson Elementary School information and brochures are available on our website. Students must be registered at their home school in the attendance area where they reside. 

Completing the Registration Process

  • Bring in original documents and the school will make copies. 
  • Registration packets will only be accepted with all required documentation and forms.. 
  • It is not necessary for immunizations to be complete at the time of registration. 
  • In July, complete the online registration process utilizing the Aeries Parent Portal with the directions mailed to you.