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To apply for a transfer to another MPUSD school, or to a school outside of MPUSD,

please contact:

High School Open Enrollment: Opens November 14 through December 16, 2022

Elementary & Middle School Open Enrollment: Opens January 4 through February 3, 2023 


The dates for Open Enrollment (also commonly referred to as transfers) for the 2023-2024 have been announced. Similar to last school year and in an effort to facilitate class schedules and teacher/student placements, the period for high school will be held earlier than middle and elementary school.


  • High School Open Enrollment: November 14 - December 16, 2022
  • Middle and Elementary School Open Enrollment: January 4 - February 3, 2023


These periods are the only time to request a transfer from one school to another school within the district for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. If you wish to request a transfer you must complete a request form (online form in light green below) no later than Friday, December 16, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. for high school and Friday, February 3, 2023 for middle and elementary schools. 


Deisi Teran
Student Enrollment & Transfers
Email: [email protected]
Direct: 831-392-3983

700 Pacific Street,
Monterey, CA 93940 

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Brain Development Presentation

The 2013–14 Transitional Kindergarten Conference was held in Pasadena, California, on May 1, 2014. Dr. Patricia Wolfe presented the keynote presentation on brain development in the early years, and enlightened listeners with her thoughts, dispelling common misconceptions and providing practical advice on how educators can make the most of the marvelous opportunity to educate young children.

Dr. Patricia Wolfe Introduction
The Amazing Developing Brain, Part 1
The Amazing Developing Brain, Part 2

Coalition of Homeless Services Providers

Coalition of Homeless Services Providers

Martinez Hall, 220 12th Street

Marina, CA 93933

Phone: 831-883-3080

Fax:  831 883-3035

Immediate Help

“ Warming Center”

215 Lincoln St. In Salinas

(Be there by  6:15 pm every night while you work in a long term transitional housing.

They will provide food,  shelter, etc., as well as leads for jobs).



Coalition of Homelessness Service Providers


Veterans Transition Center


Monterey County Rape Crisis Center
(24-hour crisis hotline)

Domestic Violence Coordinating Council of Monterey

YWCA of the Monterey County
(24-hour domestic violence crisis hotline)

National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

For more information on Domestic Violence Agencies throughout California

California Partnership to End Domestic Violence

 Monterey County Department of Social & Employment Services

Community Human Services


Salvation Army

Housing Resource Center

Interim, Inc.



Interim, Inc.


One Stop Career Center of Monterey County 
831-796-3600 (Salinas)
831-899-8236 (Seaside)

Employment Development Department (EDD)

The Monterey County Veterans Employment Committee

Monterey Adult School 

California State Department of Rehabilitation

One-Stop Career Center of Monterey County / JobLink

Pacific Grove Adult Education

Member Agencies:

  • Community Human Services
  • Franciscan Workers
  • Housing Authority of the County of Monterey
  • Interim, Inc.
  • Central Coast HIV-AIDS Services
  • Salvation Army, Monterey Peninsula Corps
  • Shelter Outreach Plus
  • Sun Street Centers
  • Veterans Transition Center
  • Housing Resource Center
  • Homeless Coalition of San Benito County

Free Educational Sites

While we use quite a few different educational applications in our school computer lab and classrooms, many of these applications cost and would need to be purchased for home use (Math/Reading Blaster, Mavis Beacon, etc.). Below is a list of free educational websites (games, resources, etc.) that you and your child can visit from home. 

Homeless Education

Provides information about homeless students rights to enroll in and attend school, participate fully and succeed.

Homeless Children & Youth Services

Homeless Children & Youth Education

Information for persons who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate residence.

McKinney-Vento Homeless Act

A federal, supplemental, competitive grant program that protects the
educational rights of homeless children and youths.

Comcast Introduces Internet EssentialsSM.

Comcast Introduces Internet EssentialsSM.  A fast, affordable home Internet service. If your child receives free or reduced price school lunches, you may qualify. While participating in Internet Essentials, customers receive: AFFORDABLE INTERNET $9.95 a month + tax and no price increases, no activation fees, and no equipment rental fees. You may even buy a low-cost computer, available at the initial enrollment for $149.99 plus tax.  For more information please visit or call 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376). 


Did You Know?

  • Health Centers cared for 20.2 million patients last year.
  • About 4 million of these patients received dental services and 1 million received mental/behavioral health care.
  • About 36 percent of health center patients have no health insurance.
  • Health Centers provide primary care, defined by the Institute of Medicine as: The provision ofintegrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community.

News & Events

As the Nation's access agency, HRSA focuses on uninsured, underserved, and special needs populations in its goals and program activities. Use the links below to find out about current news and events at HRSA.

Press Releases
Official press releases from HRSA


Parent Rights and Procedural Safeguards




101 Ways Parents Can Help Students Achieve
101 Ways Parents Can Help Students Achieve, a booklet from the American Association of School Administrators, is a valuable tool for principals, teachers, and parents.

A Dozen Activities to Promote Parent Involvement
Many parents say that they feel unwelcome or uncomfortable in their children's schools. Teachers often feel under attack by parents who are highly involved. Learn how to bridge the gap.

Parental Involvement Is as Easy as PIE
A special program in Phoenix, Arizona, makes parents true partners in their children's education. "Parent involvement will probably make more difference than anything else we could ever do to help our children learn," says Bonnie McReynolds, the teacher behind the program.

See many more ideas for involving parents in school on Education World'sParent Involvement page