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Middle School Registration

Updated January 26, 2022:

Parents who wish to pre-enroll their new middle school student (entering 6th, 7th or 8th grade, and not currently attending a SPUSD school) for the 2022-2023 school year may contact SPMS after Monday, April 18, 2022, by emailing to set up a registration appointment, which will take place at South Pasadena Middle School, 1500 Fair Oak Avenue, South Pasadena, CA 91030.


  • Do not enter any District facility if you have any cold or flu symptoms including a cough or a fever
  • Maintain a safe distance away from anyone else - at least six feet away
  • Wear a personal mask that provides you the greatest coverage and comfort
  • Use hand sanitizer and sanitize your hands often
  • Disposable pens will be used during in person registration 
  • No Children allowed during the registration process
Please read the paragraph below for information on the process.

If you are a South Pasadena resident, and your child is currently enrolled in a SPUSD school, you do not need to re-register. Information will be sent to you regarding annual notifications in late June/early July. If your child is not currently enrolled in a SPUSD school, but previously attended an elementary school or SPMS, and you want to re-enroll, you do not need to complete a new online registration.  Simply email  to schedule an appointment, and indicate the student's name, date of birth, last school, grade and year he/she attended in SPUSD. 


Before starting the registration process, please make sure you have a valid address where you currently reside within the boundary of the South Pasadena Unified School District – zip code 91030 only.

One item from each of the following 6 areas must be presented at the time of your registration appointment. All documents must be originals and must include the name of the parent/guardian and the South Pasadena address.

  1. Driver’s License or Legal Photo Identification of Parent/Guardian
  2. Original birth certificate, hospital certificate or passport
  3. Student immunization record - (yellow) Californian Immunization card or doctor records                  

Three (3) residency verification documents are required for enrollment. Must provide one from each category.

  1. Category A – Deed of Trust, mortgage payment receipt (dated within the past month), rental/lease agreement listing all names of occupants and the name, address, phone number and signature of landlord/management company. Also property tax bill (dated within the past year) or closing escrow papers.
  2. Category B – utility bill (example: So. California Edison, The Gas Company, Water Bill),  or cable/internet provider bill (example: Time Warner, Direct TV) – dated within the past month, entire bill with all pages present must be submitted
  3. Category C – an additional utility bill [different than what is provided in Category B] (example: Southern California Edison, The Gas Company, Water Bill)  - dated within the past month and the entire bill, with all pages present, must be submitted,  current car registration (dated within the past year), car insurance statement (dated within the past 6 months to 1 year), health insurance statement (dated within the past month), bank statement (or signed letter on bank letterhead with the South Pasadena address, dated within the past month), current federal or state tax correspondences - dated within the past 6 months.

In addition, the most recent report card is also required, as well as CAASPP state test scores for 2018-2019, (and/or 2020-2021, if applicable/available). If there are special circumstances (ESL, Special Education, or health problems) please provide appropriate documentation, such as ELPAC test scores or current IEP or 504 plan.

The final step prior to requesting an appointment is to go to and complete the registration application in Aeries Internet Registration (AIR).  Please do not use all capital or all lower-case letters.  You must fill in all required information.  Two printed copies of your completed AIR registration must be submitted at the time of your appointment with the registrar. All new students must take a math placement test before they can be given a class schedule. 

Once you have all of the above listed documentation, please contact the SPMS registrar by email at: to request an appointment.  The first day of school for the 2022-2023 school year will be Thursday, August 11, 2022.