Proof of Residency

  • Establishing Student Residency

    Parent(s) guardians(s) need to provide proof of residency at: kindergarten registration and when entering as a new student. 

    The following information needs to be provided prior to the first day of the student's attendance:

    • An original or registered birth certificate, with raised seal and complete birth number, for the student
    • Other reliable proof, as determined by the Illinois Department of State Policy, of the student's identity and age, and an affidavit explaining the inability to produce a copy of the birth certificate.

    CATEGORY A (ONE document required)

    • Most recent property tax bill and proof of payment e.g. canceled check (homeowners)
    • For recent move-ins, the Settlement Statement from closing documents on the sale of the home.
    • Original signed and dated lease and proof of last month's payment, e.g. canceled check or receipts (renters)
    • In lieu of lease, a letter from landlord and proof of last month's payment
    • Housing letter (military personnel)
    • Letter of residence to be used when the person seeking to enroll a student is living with a District resident
    • Most recent mortgage statement


    CATEGORY B (TWO documents showing proper address required)

    • Driver's license or State ID
    • Current vehicle registration
    • Voter registration
    • Most recent cable television bill
    • Most recent credit card bill
    • Current public aid card
    • Current homeowners/rental insurance policy and premium payment receipt
    • Most recent gas, electric, water bill and/or phone bill

    If you are having trouble obtaining any of the documents, please contact the school's administrative assistant who will be happy to assist you.

    Learn about District 28

    Be sure to look around our website for more information about our district. About Us includes calendars, directory and a welcome statement from Dr. Jason Pearson.

    You can learn about our educational programs in the Teaching and Learning Section.

    And the For Families Section includes handbooks, links to health forms, and health and safety measures.