Enrollment Procedures



How do you become a student at ACCESS Santa Ana/Newport Mesa Community School?

Steps to Enroll

1. Parent/student must obtain a Community School Referral to attend ACCESS/SANMAU from;
   -School District (Guidance Counselor, student services) or school of residence
  - Special Education students must have current IEP and District approval prior to enrollment
   -Social Worker/Group Home
2.  The Community School Referral must have the following attached;
   -Current Transcript Official/Unofficial
   -Attendance Record
   -Discipline Record
   -Immunization Record with Current TDap (must be on or after student's 7th Birthday)
   -Current IEP (if applicable)
3. SANMAU Enrollment Office will contact student/family to schedule an appointment.
4. At Enrollment, student (if under 18) must come in with parent/legal guardian. Both will:
    -Sign Forms 
    -Meet with a School Official
    -Receive Orientation
5. At Enrollment student will:
    -Receive an appointment for Computerized Assessment Test for Reading, Language Arts and Math
    -Be given a homework assignment
    -Take a picture for school I.D.
    -Be placed at a school site and assigned a teacher
6. An ACCESS teacher will contact the student within one week of registration, parents are encouraged to attend. The teacher will discuss the Individualized Learning Plan with the student.