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!

Continuous Achievements

Partnership for
21st Century Learning
Exemplar District

Downey and Warren named
2020 US Best High Schools in the nation

(US News & World Report)

Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways available to students

Exemplary school district

California and National
Schools to Watch

DFEO Before and After School

Robotics program from
TK through 12th grade

Spanish and French Dual Language Immersion Program at certain schools

Wellness Centers available at our secondary schools

Early Education Program (LEAP) available for 3+ year olds

Eight Apple Distinguished Schools in the school district

Globally recognized International Baccalaureate® PYP Program at Carpenter Elementary

There’s a lot to look forward to in the coming years…

College & Career Mindset

Athletic Excellence

Unique Academic Opportunities

Unparalleled Community

Readying your child for college and a career

Chart showing that DUSD's 94.6% graduation rate is higher than 10 other area school districts

Downey Unified continues to have a graduation rate 14% higher than the state average and higher than the 11 surrounding districts.

Watch your child shine in their pick of pathway(s)

Arts, Media & Entertainment

  • Animation
  • Dance
  • Film & Video Production
  • Art, Business and Science (ABS)
    of Game Design — coming soon

Building & Construction Trades

  • Construction Technology
  • Welding — coming soon

Education & Family Services

  • Principles of Education

Engineering & Architecture

  • Engineering

Health Science & Medical Technology

  • Biomedical Science


  • Culinary Arts

Information & Communication Technologies

  • Computer Science
  • Information and Technologies with Cerritos College and Amazon Web Services (AWS) — coming soon
  • Audiovisual — coming soon

Manufacturing & Product Development

  • Advanced Manufacturing Product Design
  • Welding — coming soon

Public Services

  • Law Enforcement
  • Legal Practices


  • Automotive Technology

Downey Unified Online Enrollment

Let’s start a great year together at DUSD!

We hope you find our new online enrollment process convenient and easy to use. 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. If you have any questions about enrollment please contact Student Services at 562-469-6550.  Let’s get started!

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:

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

Step 3:

Click here to view the required documents you will need to upload online to complete the enrollment process.

Inscripción en línea para Downey Unified

¡Comencemos un gran año juntos en DUSD!

Esperamos que nuestro nuevo proceso de inscripción en línea sea conveniente y fácil de usar. Deseamos inscribir a su(s) estudiante(s) y brindarles una educación del siglo XXI que garantice que estén preparados para la universidad y la carrera, que sean competitivos a nivel mundial y sean ciudadanos de carácter fuerte. Tantas experiencias maravillosas esperan a su(s) estudiante(s) en el Distrito Unificado de Downey, y estamos encantados de asociarnos con usted en la tarea vital de educar a su hijo. Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre la inscripción, comuníquese con Servicios al Estudiante al 562-469-6550. ¡Empecemos!

Paso 1

Los padres / tutores necesitarán una dirección de correo electrónico válida para comenzar. Si no tiene una dirección de correo electrónico, por favor cree una cuenta con su proveedor de servicios de correo electrónico gratuito preferido.

Paso 2

Complete las pantallas de preinscripción. Durante la preinscripción, deberá subir los documentos de registro requeridos (tarjeta de identificación, certificado de nacimiento, factura de servicios públicos, etc.).

Paso 3

Haga clic aquí para ver los documentos requeridos que deberá cargar en línea para completar el proceso de inscripción.

¿Vives fuera de los límites del distrito escolar?

Haga clic aquí para ver los documentos requeridos que deberá subir en línea para completar el proceso de inscripción.

Do you live outside the school district boundaries? Click here to apply for a permit.

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11627 Brookshire Avenue
Downey, CA 90241

(562) 469-6500