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    2016-17 REGISTRATION INFORMATION

    All students must re-register and provide proof of residence each year. Parents/guardians must provide one of the following forms of identification:
    • Any valid state or federal government issued photo ID, including a free Voter ID Card issued by the county registrar's office or the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS)
    • A Georgia Driver's License, even if expired
    • Valid employee photo ID from any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. government, Georgia, or any county, municipality, board, authority or other entity of this state
    • Valid U.S. passport ID
    • Valid U.S. military photo ID
    • Valid tribal photo ID
    Pursuant to Board Policy JBCA, Resident Students and Administrative Regulation JBC-R, Student Admissions, the following documents are required to prove residency within Atlanta Public Schools. This information is not applicable for Homeless students. Please see Board Policy JBC(1) and Administrative Regulation JBC(1)-R, Homeless Students.
    Proof of residency is required when a student initially enrolls in a school, at the beginning of each school year and whenever a change of residence occurs. In order to verify residency within the District, the following items shall be presented to the Principal or designee with a General Enrollment Affidavit:
    • Deed, Mortgage statement, Lease or Rental agreement consisting of written evidence that a current valid agreement exists. Also to be included with this agreement shall be the name, address, and/or telephone number of the owner/lessee; and
    • Georgia Power utility monthly statement which evidences the location of the legal residence (current within 30 days of enrollment)
    In addition to the documents required above, the enrolling person shall provide one (1) item from at least two (2) of the below listed categories which evidences the address provided above is his/her current residence:
    • Current bank, credit union, or other financial institution documentation (loan documents, credit card statement, monthly activity statement) which evidences the location of the legal residence;
    • Mail delivered by the United States Postal Service to the resident address other than general mail addressed to occupant or resident;
    • Employer documentation (application for employment, health insurance, previously issued W-2 or Form 1099) which evidences the location of the legal residence;
    • Voter registration documentation from Fulton County which evidences the location of the legal residence;
    • A current motor vehicle registration (tag receipt) which evidences the location of the legal residence;
    • Any other document(s) that will provide evidence of intent to remain at the location of legal residence within the geographic boundaries of the District.
    If the parent/guardian does not own or lease the property in which they reside and parent/guardian and student are living on a full time basis with another adult, the following items shall be presented to the Principal or his/her designee with a signed Affidavit of Residency: The Residence Owner/Lessee shall provide the following:
    • Deed, Mortgage statement, Lease or Rental agreement consisting of written evidence that a current valid agreement exists. Also to be included with this agreement shall be the name, address, and/or telephone number of the owner/lessee; and
    • Georgia Power utility monthly statement which evidences the location of the legal residence (current within 30 days of enrollment)
    The Enrolling Parent/Guardian shall provide one (1) item from at least three (3) of the below listed categories which evidences the address provided above is his/her current residence:
    • Current bank, credit union, or other financial institution documentation (loan documents, credit card statement, monthly activity statement) which evidences the location of the legal residence;
    • Mail delivered by the United States Postal Service to the resident address other than general mail addressed to occupant or resident;
    • Employer documentation (application for employment, health insurance, previously issued W-2 or Form 1099) which evidences the location of the legal residence;
    • Voter registration documentation from Fulton County which evidences the location of the legal residence;
    • A current motor vehicle registration (tag receipt) which evidences the location of the legal residence;
    • Any other document(s) that will provide evidence of intent to remain at the location of legal residence within the geographic boundaries of the District.