School Enrollment

Elementary/Junior High/High School Enrollment Process

Step 1

Download the Ceres Schools Attendance Boundary Map for Elementary, Junior High or High School. Locate the school that serves the area in which the student resides.

Step 2

Visit the school (in-person) to obtain an enrollment packet and then return the completed packet to the school site main office by the specified due date;
Enroll online for:

Elementary (English)
Elementary (Spanish)
Junior High (English)
Junior High (Spanish)

High School (English)
High School (Spanish)

Step 3

If seeking an Intra-District transfer (to have your child attend another school within Ceres) or an Inter-District Transfer (your child resides in another town and you are seeking to enroll him/her in a Ceres school), then visit the Ceres Unified School District Child Welfare and Attendance website at Child Welfare & Attendance and download the appropriate forms. Follow the instructions and return the completed forms to the school in which you are seeking enrollment for your child.

Please note – acceptance of transfer requests are determined based upon the availability of space within the school and grade level sought.

Step 4

Parents will be notified by the school or Child Welfare and Attendance Office of the final decision.

Parents of pre-school age children may contact the Ceres Unified School District State Pre-School and Head Start Office at 209-556-1545 or visit State Preschool/Headstart .

A list of Ceres schools can be found by visiting
School Listing Webpage

Argus Continuation High School – Endeavor Alternative Center

Enrollment forms for these two schools may be obtained by visiting the Argus/Endeavor campus at 2555 Lawrence Street, Ceres, CA 95307 or by contacting the campus at 209-556-1800. Visit the Argus/Endeavor website at


Whitmore Charter Schools

Whitmore Charter School of the Arts and Technology (K-8), and Whitmore Charter High School (9-12) are schools of choice. Enrollment is based on a lottery system. Enrollment forms may be obtained by visiting the Whitmore Charter Schools campus at 3435 Don Pedro Road, Ceres, CA 95307. For questions, please contact the school at 209-556-1610 or visit the Whitmore Charter Schools website at