High-Quality Education

For a Broad Range of Students

Explore a Variety of Interests

Dual Language Programs

Enrolling TK – 12th Grade

We are so excited to partner with you on your child’s path to excellence and to help them develop a lifelong love of learning

Thank you for choosing Downey Unified School District! We look forward to the many lessons, book fairs, class parties, assemblies and academic successes with our newest student(s). We look forward to helping them grow in character, excel in their chosen extracurriculars like band or engineering, and realize their individual potentials thanks to a positive school culture, safe and clean campuses and knowledgeable and caring staff.

We are pleased to now offer online enrollment for your convenience. Simply follow the steps on the bottom of this page to apply and we will be in touch. It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Downey Unified family, where we always strive to offer our students the best…because they deserve the best!

There's a lot to look forward to. . .

College & Career Mindset

Athletic Excellence

Unique Academic Opportunities

Unparalleled Community

Outstanding Graduation Rate

graduation rates

Downey Unified continues to have a higher graduation rate than the state average and higher than the 11 surrounding districts.

Career Technical Education




Continuous Achievements

Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways available to students

Globally recognized International Baccalaureate® PYP Program at Carpenter Elementary

California and National
Schools to Watch

DFEO Before and After School

Robotics program from
TK through 12th grade

Spanish Dual Language Immersion Program at certain schools

Wellness Centers available at our secondary schools

Eight Apple Distinguished Schools in the school district

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Kids with toys
Older student gaming
Students with iPads

Downey Unified Online Enrollment

Let’s start a great year together at DUSD!

We look forward to enrolling your student(s) and providing them a 21st-century education that ensures they are college and career-ready, globally competitive, and citizens of strong character. So many wonderful experiences await your student(s) at Downey Unified, and we are thrilled to partner with you in the vital task of educating your child. Let’s get started!


If you have additional questions, please contact Student Services:
(562) 469-6550

Step 1

Parents/Guardians will need a valid email address to begin. If you do not have an email account, please create an email account from your preferred free email service provider.

Step 2

See a list of the required documents you will need to upload online to complete the enrollment process.

Step 3

Complete the Pre-Enrollment screens. During the Pre-Enrollment, you will need to upload required registration documents (Identification Card, birth certificate, utility bill, etc.).

Do you live outside the district boundaries?
Apply for a permit.