Guardianship Information and Requirements

Natural/Adoptive Parent

  • Must provide the student birth certificate (an original, certified copy is required for all Pre-K through 1st grade students, a non-certified copy, hospital issued certificate, passport, etc. is acceptable for 2nd grade through 12th grade students)
  • Must provide a photo I.D. (state issued driver’s license, state I.D., military I.D. or green card)
  • If divorced, must provide the divorce decree including any and all custody determinations (if natural parents were never married but both are listed on the birth certificate, either parent may enroll the student)
  • If a step-parent, must provide the marriage license showing marriage to the custodial parent along with all other documentation

Legal Guardian

  • Must provide the student birth certificate (an original, certified copy is required for all Pre-K through 1st grade students, a non-certified copy, hospital issued certificate, passport, etc. is acceptable for 2nd grade through 12th grade students)
  • Must provide a photo I.D. (state issued driver’s license, state I.D., military I.D. or green card)
  • Must provide court ordered placement documents (court appointment of legal guardianship based on necessity that has been signed by a judge or foster placement documents)

Guardian for a Transitioning Military Child

  • Must provide the student birth certificate (an original, certified copy is required for all Pre-K through 1st grade students, a non-certified copy, hospital issued certificate, passport, etc. is acceptable for 2nd grade through 12th grade students)
  • Must provide a photo I.D. (state issued driver’s license, state I.D., military I.D. or green card)
  • Must provide the fully executed Military Power of Attorney
  • Must provide a copy of the parent/legal guardian’s orders that are effective within 30 days of planned enrollment