The Desert Star new student Admissions Process

Please be aware In accordance with the Arizona State Statute a prospective Kindergarten student must be the age of 5 and a prospective 1st grader must be the age of 6 by September 1st of the school year.

  • Application - Please contact our school at 928.282.0171 to request an application or download here.

    A School Tour is highly recommended to make an informed choice for your child’s education. Note: a tour is not required in order to complete the application process.


Complete Required Forms for Admission

The following forms are to be completed by the legal parent/guardian prior to admittance:

  • Registration Packet

    • Registration form

    • Arizona Residency Documentation- Proof of physical address

    • ESEA Eligibility Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price Meals

    • Home Language Survey

    • Emergency Card

    • Transmittal for Release of Records

  • Provide one of the following:

    • A certified copy of the child’s birth certificate: Please bring the original and we will copy and certify it for our records.

    • Other reliable proof of the pupil’s identity and age, including the pupil’s baptismal certificate, an application for a social security number or original school registration records and an affidavit explaining the inability to provide a copy of the birth certificate.

  • Provide one of the following for immunization records:

    • A ‘Certificate of Immunization’ signed by a licensed physician certifying that the child has received age-appropriate immunizations as required by Law. Please bring the original and we will copy and certify for our records.

    • A ‘Request of Exemption from Immunization’ form signed by a parent or guardian.

    Admissions Notification - A school representative will contact you to inform you all paperwork has been received. Your child will be enrolled unless the program, class, grade level or building exceeds capacity.