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Absence Reporting

If you think your child would be absent, please call the main office at (925) 682-8000 ext. 86203

Upcoming Events
Covid Testing Sites

Click HERE for locations, dates and times.

Testing Locations

2022/23 Information

As we near the end of the school year, teachers and staff begin planning for the new school year in the fall. With that in mind we have provided the form below.
Please complete the "non-return" form if one or more of your students will not be attending Walnut Acres in the fall. This is critical information for us as it affects enrollment, number of classes in grade levels, etc. It is also important for your students' school records to be sent to their new school. This form will remain open through the summer.

NON-RETURN FORM LINK ​
 

2022/2023 K-5th Grade Enrollment

WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY

2022-2023 KINDERGARTEN through Fifth Grade Registration Information

*For TK Registration please scroll to the bottom*

Will your student be a new Kindergartner next school year? Watch this insightful slide presentation to learn more about our program.

Interested in daycare? Please call Walnut Acres Children's Center 925-932-0507.

Birthdates eligible for Transitional Kindergarten 2022-23 are 9/2/2017-2/2/2018.

Birthdates eligible for Kindergarten 2022-23 are 9/2/2016-9/1/2017.

For 1st through 5th grade birthdates please click this LINK.

We are now accepting enrollment for all grades.

Please do not complete the AIR online enrollment if you meet one of the conditions below. Contact the office at 925-939-1333.

If your student:

  • was enrolled in one of our schools previously even if they did not attend

  • received services such as speech or OT 

  • received assessment services

Don’t complete the online enrollment. Call the school office first. 925-939-1333.

If none of these apply to your family, follow the steps below.

Steps to register your student:

  • Obtain the registration packet as noted below

  • Gather the necessary documents (see below)

  • Enroll online HERE through our district AIR online enrollment link. 

    • Print and/or save a copy for your records

    • You may upload the required documents during the enrollment process (from the packet and those listed below) 

  • We will email you to review your enrollment in the order they are received. Please be patient as we receive many new enrollments. There will not be registration appointments this year. 

Registration Packet

You will need to obtain a packet of forms as part of the registration process by either:

  1. Downloading the file HERE or

  2. Request to have them emailed (contact ryang@mdusd.org)

  3. Pick up paper copies at the school office after January 12th

Required Documents

  • All forms completed and signed 

    • Home Language Survey

    • Proof of Residency form

    • Overflow Notice

    • Kindergarten Inventory - new Kinders only

    • Medical exam form*

    • Dental exam form*

  • Printout/copy of online enrollment

  • Parent’s photo ID

  • Student’s birth certificate or passport

  • Student’s complete immunization records 

  • Two proof of residency documents - see below

*The medical exam itself must take place after March 1, 2022. The student’s most recent dental exam is acceptable. 

How to submit your documents:

The school office needs all of your documents to complete your student's enrollment. There are a few ways to get them to us.

  1. Upload documents to your AIR online enrollment. 

  2. Email documents to Walnut Acres at ryang@mdusd.org

  3. Bring all documents, bundled together (a large envelope would be best) and clearly marked with your student’s name, to the school office.  

Acceptable Address Verification Documents

Two of the following - only the documents below can be used:

  • current valid vehicle registration

  • state or federal tax return filed within the last 12 months with W-2 form(s) attached

  • current voter registration receipt

  • other forms of identification or communication from a government agency

  • property tax bill with parent name and property address indicating homeowners exemption

  • lease/rental agreement (including property address, names of occupants, name and phone number of owner/manager)

  • payroll stubs/checks

Submit all paperwork via email (ryang@mdusd.org), by uploading them to the online enrollment or bringing them to the office. 

Please note, your student's enrollment is not complete until all paperwork is received.

2022/23 TK Enrollment

This school year all TK registrations are being handled by the district office on specific dates and at specific locations. Please do not bring or send any TK enrollment paperwork to Walnut Acres. See instructions below.

TK Students (Birthdates between: September 2, 2017 - February 2, 2018)

  • Registration will be done by appointment on the following days:
    • February 10, 2022 - Rio Vista Elementary (Computer Lab) 8:00am-6:00pm
    • February 22, 2022 - Willow Creek Center (D-4) 8:00am-6:00pm
    • February 23, 2022 - District Office (Room 23) 8:00am-5:00pm
    • February 24, 2022 - District Office (Room 23) 8:00am-6:00pm
    • March 1, 2022 - District Office (Room 23) 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Click on this LINK to make an appointment
    • Before signing up for an appointment please ensure that you have completed steps 1-3 below

FIND Your Resident School

  1. To locate your resident school, use our School Finder
  2. REVIEW the following before enrolling your student

  1. APPLY online 
  • Please print your Aeries Online Enrollment summary upon completion
  • Currently attending TK students do not need to complete Aeries Online Enrollment. Your student will be pre-enrolled at their school of residence

Required Documents

  • All forms completed and signed 

    • Home Language Survey - link
    • Proof of Residency form - link 
    • Medical exam form* - link 
    • Dental exam form* - link
    • *The medical exam itself must take place after March 1, 2022. The student’s most recent dental exam is acceptable. 
  • Printout/copy of online enrollment

  • Parent’s photo ID - original and copy

  • Student’s birth certificate or passport - original and copy

  • Student’s complete immunization records - original and copy

  • Two proof of residency documents - original and copy. Click here for list of residency documents

 

 

welcome to walnut acres elementary

 

Welcome to Walnut Acres. We are a dynamic learning community focused on preparing our children for leadership and success in the 21st Century. We have high expectations for all learners and we are working to promote content mastery aligned to standards, as well as creativity, critical thinking, communication, global citizenship, and collaboration. Our formative assessment practices support targeted instruction and differentiation, while our instructional strategies provide meaningful learning experiences. A rich performing arts and fine arts program as well as physical education and hands-on science learning opportunities complement our strong academic program.Our Character Counts program provides guiding principles to support our students’ social and emotional development. Walnut Acres is a dynamic communitGarden - D Wingy of talented, eager learners, dedicated, creative staff, and active, supportive families. The success of our school is a testimony to our shared vision and our united commitment to support our children to become the best that they can be. Collaboratively, we help to make Walnut Acres a wonderful place to learn and grow.


 

Office Staff
  Lauren Ashton Principal
  Yvonne Ortega Secretary
  Galen Ryan Office Manager