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New Student Registration

Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will open in early January 2020.

Registration is currently open only for the current 2019-20 school year.


8th Grade Parent Information Night: Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Where and When:
201 Almond Avenue, Los Altos
5:30 - 6:15 PM Meet the coaches in Large Gym
6:30 - 8:00 PM Welcome in Large Gym
Formal Presentation in assigned areas

This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the curricular offerings, extra and co-curricular activities, athletics, and performing arts programs offered at your high school.

What Else:
Childcare will be provided.
Se proporcionarán traducciones en español


Shadow Days: February 3, 4, 10, and 11, 2020.

Reserve your student's Shadow Day starting in early January by calling Ms Rainie Maciel at (650) 960-8876.


Placement Testing: The only placement testing that is held for Los Altos HS is for Mandarin Chinese. For all other subjects, including math, students self-select their course/level. To sign up for Mandarin placement testing, complete this linked form.

Course Information: For information about specific subjects, please review the graduation requirements and subject info in the LAHS Curriculum Handbook.





Incoming Freshmen from Blach, Egan, Crittenden, and Graham

Current 8th grade students attending Blach, Egan, Crittenden and Graham are pre-enrolled in the Mountain View Los Altos High School District.
High school assignment letters will be mailed in December 2019 to all pre-enrolled families with addresses that belong in the MVLA district boundaries. If you enrolled in one of these 4 middle school after October 2019, and have not received a letter, please contact  Grace Icasiano at (650) 940-4655,
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All other incoming students please follow the Registration steps below:

(including students coming from private or charter schools)

1. Verify your address is in our District 

Check your school placement using our online school locator tool.
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2. Fill out the online registration form (click here)

Once in the form, make sure to register for the correct school year!

Who needs to fill out this form? Students from:
  • Charter or private schools
  • K-8 schools NOT in Los Altos or Mountain View-Whisman School Districts
  • High school NOT in MVLA High School District
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3. Meet with school Registrar to provide registration documents

  • Birth certificate
  • Immunization record (including Tdap given after 10th birthday)
  • TB Risk Assessment for School Entry Form
           ONLY if you are entering school from outside Santa Clara County
           - More TB info:  TB Information Sheet.  
           - Local clinic information: Mayview Community Health Center's website.  
  • Proof of residency - 3 docs required
  • Transcript from previous school -  only if entering grade 10, 11 or 12
  • Withdrawal form -  only if entering grade 10, 11 or 12
  • Guardianship documents (if applicable)
  • Special Services documentation (e.g. IEP, 504) if applicable
  • Students whose home language is not English are required to be tested for placement.



    Affidavit of Residence 

    Students who live with a parent, but reside at a residence that does not belong to the parent, must complete the Affidavit of Residence form (Declaracion de Residencia).  These forms are also available in the Registrar's office at each school site.  Completed forms should be returned to the school's registrar office.
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    Caregiver Affidavit  

    Students who live with a caregiver within district boundaries must reside full-time, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, including periods of school recess and vacation in the home of a care-giving adult. 
    Applications for caregiver affidavits must be presented to and approved by the Educational Services department at the District Office.
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    If you have any questions or need assistance
    with registration for Los Altos HS,
    please contact the Registrar, Mary Donahue at (650) 960-8848


    View Registration Information from the MVLA District.