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School Board 2021

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Required Documentation

Required documents to enroll in Kindergarten – 12th Grade:
(Kindergarten must be 5 years old by August 31)

  1. Birth Certificate
  2. Student's current immunization record
  3. Parent/guardian photo ID (Proof of guardianship, if required)
  4. Previous school records – transcript, behavior, attendance (Signature Schools Only)
  5. Two proofs of residency (See “Acceptable Proofs of Residency” list below)

Documents to in enroll for Pre-Kindergarten:
(Students must be three or four years old on or before July 31, 2021 to qualify for Pre-K)

  1. Enrollment Application
  2. Student's verification of birth (Birth Certificate)
  3. Student's current immunization record
  4. Parent/guardian photo ID (Proof of guardianship, if required)
  5. Two proofs of residency
  6. Proof of household income:
    • Two current pay stubs
    • Current TANF award letter
    • Current SSI verification
    • Unemployment letter
    • Current 1040A tax form with W-2's, (employer letter on company letterhead, notarized letter from employer)
    • Child support letter

ACCEPTABLE PROOFS OF RESIDENCY:

  • Valid Property Deed
  • Current Real Estate Tax Receipt
  • Mortgage Statement/Bill
  • Signed Residential Lease Agreement
  • *Residency Affidavit (click to download)Must be notarized
  • Current utility bill: electric, water or gas. (Disconnect or shutoff notices will not be accepted. Bills must be within the last 30 days)
  • Personal Property Tax Receipt (Past year)
  • Homeowner’s/Rental Insurance Policy (Current year)
  • Social Services, Social Security Statement, or Other Legal/Court Documents (TANF, SNAP letter)
  • Pay stub/Pay check (within 30 days)
  • Bank statement (within 30 days)

*Residency Affidavit (click to download) – If you provide a residency affidavit the Head of Household must provide one item from the Proof of Residency #1 list AND the parent/guardian must provide one item from the proof of residency #2 list in their own name.

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