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Enrollment Info

Incoming 7th grade students coming from our feeder elementary schools (Andersen, Eastbluff, Harbor View, Lincoln, Newport Coast) do not need to complete Address Verification or this New Student Enrollment process. 

Please note that the Welcome Center is currently closed and will resume normal business hours on Monday, July 8th. 

Here are the three enrollment steps (all steps must be completed in the exact order they are listed):

STEP #1: Address Verification

  • Go to room #111 at the Welcome Center located at 2045 Meyer Place, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. They are open Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 3:00pm. Go to Address Verification & Required Documents for a complete list of documents to bring with you.

If you have any questions, please contact address verification at 949-515-6743.

STEP #2: Online Pre-Enrollment & Pre-Enrollment Packet

  • The online pre-enrollment process can be completed at home or in room #112 at the Welcome Center after address verification. Please go to Enrolling Online if you would like to complete it at home. You will enter the verification number located on your golden paper from address verification, then click login on the page.
  • The pre-enrollment packet must be completed in person at the Welcome Center room #112. They are open Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 3:00pm. Go to Pre-Enrollment Process for a complete list of documents to bring with you. These documents are required for entry into any of the NMUSD schools.
  • Upon completion of step #2, a staff member at the Welcome Center will give you a sealed manila envelope with all of your documents in it.

If you have any questions, please contact pre-enrollment at 949-515-6740. 

STEP #3: Finalize Enrollment at CDM

  • Please bring your sealed manila envelope to the counseling office at CDM located at 2101 Eastbluff Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660. We are accepting the sealed manila envelopes Monday-Thursday only between 7:30am – 11:30am, no appointment is necessary. A staff member in the counseling office will break the seal on your envelope and review the documents. If all documents are deemed acceptable, they will set you up with a counseling appointment in August for your student to register for classes.
  • Please note that we are accepting the sealed manila envelopes until June 27th. The counseling office is closed during the month of July. We will start accepting the envelopes again on August 5th. 

Our first day of school is Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Please go to the Karen Kendall Welcome Center for more information.

Enrollment is completed after your appointment with the counselor in August.

Our CDM Showcase was held on March 25, 2019. Check out these helpful presentations below for more information!

Incoming 9th Grade Parent Presentation from Mar. 25, 2019 

Prospective 2019-2020 New Student Presentation from Dec. 11, 2018 (this presentation is for any parent who is looking at options for the 2019-2020 school year)