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Residency Requirements

ALL NEW STUDENT REGISTRATIONS ARE PROCESSED BY THE DISTRICT REGISTRAR LOCATED AT THE DISTRICT OFFICE (5800 W. 151st Street).

All students new to the district must complete pre-registration forms and produce all documents listed below to prove residency. 

If you own or rent –

1. Original, Certified Birth Certificate from the County
2. Current photo ID with name and District address of parent/guardian/custodian:
                • Driver’s License;
                • State ID
3. Category I – (submit one of these documents) All documents must be current
                 • Property Tax Bill (your name and address MUST appear on the tax bill)
                 • Closing Papers or Settlement Document
                 • Mortgage Payment
                 • Homeowners Insurance
                 • Signed Lease with paid receipt
4. Category II – (submit three of these documents) All documents must be the current month
                 •    Utility Bills- Gas, Electric, Water (any or all are accepted)
                 •    Home/Apartment Insurance Paper
                 •    Phone Bill
                 •    Credit Card or Cable Bill
                 •    Auto Registration
                 •    Bank Statement

If you live with a resident – The resident must provide the documents on this page and complete a notarized affidavit. You must provide a driver’s license/picture ID, three (3) specific documents in your name and the address of the resident you are living with, and complete a notarized affidavit.

If your living circumstances are different than above – Contact the Registrar at the District Office (708-687-3334). Residency documents must be approved by the administration. 

After pre-registration has been completed, you will be given instructions to complete the remaining District registration forms through the SchoolMint Online Enrollment System.

In the event of a residency dispute, parents may contact the South Cook Intermediate Service Center at 708-754-6600 with questions.