Benjamin Franklin Elementary is a magnet school and does not offer open enrollment. Only students selected through our GUSD dual immersion/magnet lottery will be enrolled. Learn more at www.gusd.net/Apply.
How to Enroll
- Find your school of residence.
- Make a registration appointment.
- Download and complete an enrollment packet (see links below).
- Visit preenroll.gusd.net to upload your enrollment packet and supporting documents prior to your registration appointment.
Transitional Kindergarten Expansion
Glendale Unified is proud to implement a five-year phased process to expand TK to all four-year-olds by the 2025-26 school year. Students who turn 5 between September 2, 2022 and February 2, 2023 can enroll in TK for the 2022-23 school year. Learn more.
If you do not reside within Glendale Unified School District boundaries, or if you live in the District and would like to attend a school other than your school of residence, please submit a permit application at gusdpermits.com.
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2022-23 Enrollment Packets
2022-23 Age Requirements
- To enter Transitional Kindergarten during the 22-23 school year, a child must be five (5) years old on or between September 2, 2022 and February 2, 2023.
- To enter Kindergarten during the 22-23 school year, a child must be five (5) years old on or before September 1, 2022.
- To enter 1st Grade during the 22-23 school year, a child must be six (6) years old on or before September 1, 2022.
- To enter all other grade levels, a child will be placed in the appropriate grade level based on date of birth, prior school attendance, and district guidelines.
A. Completed Enrollment Packet
B. Legal proof of Age
- A certified copy of a birth certificate or a statement by the local registrar or county recorder certifying the date of the birth.
- A duly attested baptism certificate
- When none of the forgoing is obtainable, an affidavit from the parent/legal guardian.(contact school for requirements for a parental affidavit)
C. Verification of Residency. Current bills for any of the following two:
- Phone Company(Landline Only. No Cell Phone Bills)
- Gas Company
- Final Closing Statement from Escrow Company
- Rental Agreement
- Current property tax payment
- Communication from a government agency not dated more than 3 months ago
- Most recent pay stub
- Current voter registration receipt
- Mortgage Statement
If you are currently living with another party and do not have two of the items listed above, please complete a Parent Living With Another Party (PLWAP) form and provide the required documents. Please know this form must be updated annually.
D. Immunizations. We must receive a copy of your child’s immunization records. Please see enrollment packet for required immunizations. Students without complete immunizations will not be enrolled. However, if your child is in between inoculations please let us know.
E. Picture ID of Parent or Guardian enrolling the student: Driver’s License or passport.
****For Kinder & 1st Grade Students: Health Examination Forms signed by a pediatrician are not mandatory at the time of enrollment but must be turned into the school office by no later than first day of school. Students enrolling in TK, 2nd-6th do not need the health examination form.
****For TK and Kinder Students: Oral Examination Forms signed by a dentist are not mandatory at the time of enrollment but must be turned into the school office by no later than first day of school. Students enrolling in 1st-6th grade do not need the oral examination form.
SUBMIT THESE DOCUMENTS ONLY IF IT APPLIES TO YOUR CHILD:
1. If there are any court orders or legal bindings pertaining to the child, please provide a copy of the stamped order signed by a judge.
2. If your child has an IEP with another district, a copy of their latest IEP.
3. If your child has a 504 plan with another district, a copy of their latest 504.
Per Board Policy 5115, your child may be reassigned at another Glendale school due to class size and space availability. For "capped" students, Student Support Services shall maintain a waiting list in priority order for students wanting entry into their school of residence and will notify parent or guardian when an opening occurs during the school year. You will be notified of your student's placement through phone call and/or email. We do everything we can to avoid moving students, but there are times it is necessary due to space limitations.