Enrollment Information


    Enrollment can be complex and confusing! If you have questoins, please don't hesitate to reach out to us and we can help guide you through the process! You can contact Principal Kevin Purfurst at 303-655-5101 or email at kpurfurst@sd27j.net


    The boundaries for Padilla Elementary School can be found here. You can also use the school boundary locator to check which schools are your home schools. 

    Current 27J Students Living in the Padilla Boundaries

    If you currently live in the Padilla boundaries and attend a 27J elementary school, you child will be automatically enrolled at Padilla Elementary School for the 2021-2022 school year. Preschool students enrolling for kindergarten are excepted, and will need to complete kindergarten enrollment (see below). 

    Open Enrollment

    Open enrollment is for students who DO NOT live in the Padilla boundaries (either in 27J or outside of the district). Open enrollment is now open! Click here to be directed to the district's open enrollment page to apply!


    Preschool enrollment begins February 1, 2021. To enroll for preschool, you must first complete the preschool questionaire found on the preschool wesbsite. Information about who qualifies for preschool can also be found on that website. 


    Kindergarten enrollment begins in late January or early February. Any familiy wishing to enroll their student in kindergarten (whether or not you live in the Padilla boundaires, and whether or not your child currently attends a 27J preschool) must complete kindergarten enrollment. When enrollment for kindergarten becomes available, we will post that infomration here! 

    Charter Students

    If you live within the Padilla boundaries and your child currently attends school at a charter school in 27J (Bromley East, Foundations, etc.), please complete this intent to enroll form so that we can reach out to you to begin the process of enrollment!