OJAI UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

STUDENT REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Thank you for your interest in Ojai Unified School District schools, where we embrace the deeply-held values of environmental regeneration, wellness, creativity and a culture of inclusion.  For 2021/22 schedule and other important information, please visit our Welcome Back page. .

The Ojai Unified School District's 2021/22 Academic Year calendars are available here in English and here in Spanish.

To streamline the enrollment process, we've provided an overview of each of our schools, as well as a list of necessary documents and online registration forms, below.

Ojai Unified's Distance Learning Options

For more information, click on the school name, or see additional details below

School

Matilija Online

Nordhoff Online

Grades

TK/K-12th Grade

6th-8th Grade

9th-12th Grade

Registration Form(s)

Ojai Unified's In-Person Learning Options

For more information, click on the school name, or see additional details below

Intra- and Interdistrict Applications

Intradistrict Application: to select which school at OUSD, when more than one is offered:English Spanish

Interdistrict Application:  to select Ojai Unified as your district of choice, when you reside outside Ojai Unified School District boundaries (see district boundaries here). English  Spanish

For families within Ventura Unified district boundaries who would like to transfer to an Ojai Unified School District school, please email the filled out Interdistrict form, above, for approval to Rosaura.perez@venturausd.org 

Additional Forms and Helpful Links

For information on Parent Resources, please visit Parent Support here

If you're experiencing homelessness, please see supports for enrollment here . Visit our Homeless and Foster Youth webpage for more information.

Caregiver Authorization Form: English Spanish

Additional Information Ojai Unified will need to enroll your student for the first time.

  • Proof of residency

  • Proof of age (Elementary only)

  • Health Exam

    (Elementary only)

  • Immunization record

For a detailed list of immunizations required by the state of California prior to a student enrolling, click here

Families with TK/K-Aged Students Are Invited to Visit Our Elementary School Sites!

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The Heart and Future Of Ojai

PRESCHOOL

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A Place To Grow Preschool is an inclusion preschool program that embodies the values, policies, and practices that support the right of every child and his/her family, regardless of ability, to participate in a broad range of activities. The desired results of inclusive experiences for children with and without disabilities and their families include a sense of belonging and membership, positive social relationships and friendships, and development and learning to reach one's full potential. To submit a registration form to A Place To Grow, please click here . For more information on A Place to Grow, please view our "virtual tour" presentation in English here and in Spanish here , visit A Place to Grow's website here, or contact Director Sherrie Damas at sdamas@ojaiusd.org.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

For our Elementary School Visitor Presentations, Please Click Here

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Meiners Oaks Elementary School

Located at 400 South Lomita Avenue, Meiners Oaks Elementary is a traditional TK - 5th grade school nestled between the residential neighborhood of Meiners Oaks and the Meadow Preserve. The school averages enrollment of about 240 students each year. Visit the school's website 
here or contact Principal Theresa Dutter at tdutter@ojaiusd.org for more information.

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San Antonio Elementary School

Located at 650 Carne Road, in Ojai Valley's East End community, San Antonio is a traditional TK - 5th grade elementary school and averages about 150 students annually. Visit the school's website here or contact Principal Tristyne White at tristyne.white@ojaiusd.org for more information.

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Mira Monte Elementary School

Located at 1216 Loma Drive, in the heart of the Mira Monte community, Mira Monte Elementary is a traditional TK - 5th grade school and averages enrollment of about 300 students annually. Visit the school's website 
here or contact Principal Katherine White at kwhite@ojaiusd.org for more information.

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Topa Topa Elementary School

Located at 916 Mountain View Avenue, nestled in the residential neighborhood located in downtown Ojai. Topa Topa has an average enrollment of about 275 students annually. Visit the school's website 
here or contact Principal Dawn Damianos at ddamianos@ojaiusd.org for more information.

SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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Matilija Middle School is a traditional 6th- 8th middle school, located in the Arbolada neighborhood at 703 El Paseo Road, with an average enrollment of 400 students.  For more information on Matilija Middle School please visit the website here or contact Principal Kelley Stone at kstone@ojaiusd.org.

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Nordhoff High School is a traditional 9th-12th high school, located at 1401 Maricopa Highway, with an average enrollment of 750 students.  For more information on Nordhoff High School please visit the website here or contact Principal Dave Monson at dmonson@ojaiusd.org

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Chaparral High School  is a continuation 10th-12th grade school, located in the heart of Ojai at 414 E. Ojai Avenue, with an average enrollment of 50 students. For more information on Chaparral High School please visit the website here or contact Principal Javier Ramirez at jramirez@ojaiusd.org

ONLINE EDUCATION

Nordhoff and Matilija students also have the option of taking independent study courses through Nordhoff Online and Matilija Online.

Nordhoff Online students enrolled in this program will take the majority of their courses through an online platform called Edgenuity and will still have the option of taking electives and enrolling in activities and sports at Nordhoff.  For more information, contact Principal Dave Monson at dmonson@ojaiusd.org.

Matilija Online students  enrolled in this program will take the majority of their courses through an online platform and will still have the option of taking electives and enrolling in activities and sports at Matilija. For more information, contact Principal Kelley Stone at kstone@ojaiusd.org.

To register for Nordhoff Online or Matilija Online:

Current Ojai Unified Students - submit an Intradistrict form in English  or Spanish and note "School of Residence" as your student's current school at OUSD, and "School Requested" as either Nordhoff Independent Study or Matilija Independent Study.

New Enrolling Students - submit a Registration Form (please submit one form per student). New enrolling students who are enrolled in another district, may need to also submit an Interdistrict Application in English or  Spanish to select Ojai Unified as your district of choice, when you are registered in another district outside of Ojai Unified School District boundaries.

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INDEPENDENT LEARNING OPTIONS

Summit School is a non-classroom based program for TK/K-12th grades. The learning program offered at Summit School is individualized for each student, with parent and teacher collaboration, using a possible combination of online learning, project-based activities and traditional curriculum. .The majority of work is done through a homeschool/independent study model where parents deliver daily instruction and are supported through regular meetings with an advising teacher.

A  partnership between OUSD and  Rock Tree Sky school, an educational enrichment program, allows students who are enrolled in Summit School an opportunity to attend enrichment classes two days a week at Rock Tree Sky School at no cost.

Visit Summit School page here, or contact Principal Tristyne White at tristyne.white@ojaiusd.org for more information.