Registration/ Enrollment

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To register your student, please follow the steps below:

STEP 1: Determine your School of Attendance

Click here to verify your school of attendance.

If Harbor High School is not your designated school or if your home address is not listed in the boundary book, please see the Intradistrict/Interdistrict Transfer tab located under the Registration/ Enrollment tab for more information.

STEP 2: Register your Student       

Returning Students
Students who are returning to the district (Santa Cruz City Schools) or who have a sibling in the district, please contact Harbor High's counseling office at 831-429-3810 ext. 1048 for information on how to register your student.

New Students
All students new to the district must register online.

  1. Pre-registration

    Please fill out form to set your school of attendance.


  2. Check your email

    You will receive an access code to create your Illuminate Parent Portal. If you do not receive an email within 10 minutes, please check your spam folder or contact Harbor High’s counseling office.

  3. Create your Illuminate Parent Portal

    Please use the access code to create your Illuminate Parent Portal.


  4. Registration Please wait to receive registration forms from Harbor High School. Forms will be sent through your Illuminate Parent Portal. This can take multiple days to arrive. Please complete them once you receive them.

Submit Required Documents

Registration cannot be approved until we have all required documents. To finalize your student’s registration, you must provide the following to Harbor High’s counseling office:

  • Verification of Age (birth record, birth certificate, baptism certificate, passport or affidavit of the parent, guardian or custodian of the minor)
  • Proof of Residence (PG&E or water bill)
  • Copy of High School Transcript or Latest Progress Report

    Not applicable to B40 and Shoreline Middle School

  • Copy of current IEP or 504 Plan (if applicable)

Submit forms by:
Email: Email forms to [email protected]
Drop off: Harbor High Counseling Office
Fax: Counseling fax # (831) 429-3406

If you have any questions, concerns or would like to schedule an appointment with a counselor, please contact Harbor High’s counseling office at 831-429-3810 ext.1048.