Documentation for Registration or Transfer

To register a new City Schools student for the first time or to request a transfer, the student's parent or legal guardian must provide the following documents:

  • Photo ID of the parent/guardian
  • Birth certificate or other government-issued document showing the student's birthdate

If applicable, the following documents should also be provided:

  • Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • Proof of guardianship

In addition, in all cases where address verification is required, including for registration or transfer, two proofs of residence must be provided. Acceptable proofs include the following:

  • Complete, original gas, electric, water, home (land line) telephone, or television cable bill dated within the last 30 days (bills or statements for cell phones are not accepted)
  • Rent receipt, dated within the last 30 days
  • Mortgage statement, dated within the last 30 days
  • Pay stub, dated within the last 30 days
  • Letter from the Social Security Administration or Social Services, dated within the last 30 days
  • Bank statement, dated within the last 30 days
  • Lease agreement
  • Address certification form (to be completed if the family is living with someone else)
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