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Intra and Inter District Permits 2021-2022

Permits to attend a school in the Paramount Unified School District are processed using SchoolMint through the Office of Student Services located at 15110 S. California Ave, Paramount, CA 90723 or call (562) 602-6035.
Incoming INTER-DISTRICT PERMITS (residents outside district boundaries)
Students who reside outside of PUSD attendance boundaries must upload an Inter-district permit from their district of residence in addition a copy of the students’ most current report card/transcripts, behavior/discipline report and attendance record using SchoolMint.  
Your child's permit must be accepted and approved by PUSD for admittance. Permit approval, denial and revocation is based on space and availability, satisfactory grades, attendance and behavior. If a permit is accepted, students are expected to maintain satisfactory attendance, effort, academic achievement, and behavior.  Priority is given to students who reside in a school’s attendance area.  Students on approved Inter-District permit are guaranteed space in the District. 

Procedures for Parent(s)/Guardians(s): 

    • Apply to be released from your home district by visiting your home district’s Permit Office.
    • Create a SchoolMint account at  for Paramount.  You will use this same account for all the students you wish to enroll.  Only one SchoolMint account is required for all members of a family.  This account will remain active for your entire enrollment in Paramount USD. 
    • Once you have a SchoolMint account go to for the upcoming school year.
      • Upload the following: 
    1. Approved permit from your school District 
    2. A copy of the students’ most current report card/transcripts 
    3. Behavior/discipline report 
    4. Attendance record  
    5. If your student receives special services, we will also need the most recent IEP. 

Additional Information 

Parents/Guardians will be notified by the Child Welfare and Attendance (CWA) Technician via email of the district’s decision to approve or deny permit. Within 30 calendar days of request for an Inter-District Permit, the Director of Student Services or designee shall notify the parents/guardians of a student who is denied Inter-District attendance and inform them of the appeal process. 


Site administrators review all Inter-District and Intra-District permits periodically. 


Prior to applying for an Inter-District Permit, prepare your documents.  All applications must include documents that support your reason that is indicted on the applications. For a list of attachments click below.  The items that are listed will have to be uploaded and submitted with your request.  

Important: Incomplete applications will not be processed.

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INTRA-DISTRICT PERMITS (residents within our District only)

Students who reside within PUSD attendance boundaries and desire to attend a PUSD school other than their school of residence, must apply using SchoolMint. Please note students must be registered at their home school before applying for an Intra-District permit.


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NOTE: If NEW to our District and requesting an Intra-District permit, your child MUST BE REGISTERED IN THEIR HOMESCHOOL (please download most current report card/transcripts, behavior/discipline report and attendance record (if your child receives special education services, we will also need the most up to date IEP). 




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