STUDENT LIVING WITH PARENT IN ROISD Proof of Residency - (Included in New Student Enrollment Packet) At the time of Enrollment, the parent or legal guardian must present Proof of Residency in the Attendance Zone of the school where they are seeking enrollment in the form of one or more of the following:
Current water, electricity, or gas bill (no telephone bills) indicating address and the parent/guardian's name
The most recent tax receipt indicating home ownership
A current lease or rental agreement
Other timely documents that indicate location of residence, as approved by the campus principal
A copy of parent or legal guardian's current Texas Driver's License or Government issued ID. The name and address on current Driver's License or Government ID must match the name and address on the proof of residency presented.
In addition, a legal contract to purchase or build a home within the District shall be accepted as proof of residency for a period not to exceed 120 days. If at the end of the 120-day period, the parent/guardian is not actually residing in the District, the student shall be withdrawn.
STUDENT AND FAMILY LIVING WITH ROISD RESIDENT Multiple Families in Households Affidavit - (Application must be requested at campus and completed annually)
If you are unable to provide sufficient proof of residency because you currently live with someone who is a resident and there is no utility bill or lease agreement in your name, you and the ROISD resident will need to complete the Multiple Families in Household Affidavit and have each signature notarized.
The person(s) residing in ROISD whom you are living with must present a copy of Proof of Residency (such as utility bill, etc…) and a current Texas Driver’s License or Government ID. The name and address on current Driver’s License or valid ID must match the name and address on Proof of Residency presented.
Grandparent is resident of ROISD and provides substantial amount of after-school care: Grandparent's After-School Care Affidavit - (Application must be requested at campus and completed annually)
For the purpose of admission under this provision, a substantial amount of after-school care consists of at least four hours per school day for five days during the regular school week. Grandparent and Parent of student must have signatures notarized.
STUDENT LIVING WITH ROISD RESIDENT SEPARATE AND APART FROM PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN Power of Attorney – (Application must be requested at campus and completed annually)
The parent/legal guardian of student should start the enrollment process at the campus the student will attend. The school registrar will complete the registration process with the parent/guardian in person. An appointment for processing the enrollment request will not be made until all documents and forms are collected.
RETURNING STUDENT PROCEDURES Proof of residency is only required from students who are changing campuses. Students who will be entering grades 5, 7 or 9 will be required to attach a current utility bill or any of the documents listed under Proof of Residency Requirements. If returning students are Non-Residents and were approved to attend Red Oak Schools through an alternate Proof of Residency Form, they are required to re-apply each year using one of the following forms:
Multiple Families in Households Affidavit - (Application must be requested at campus)
Grandparent's After-School Care Affidavit - (Application must be requested at campus)
Power of Attorney - (Application must be requested at campus)
NOTE: Falsifying residency documents is a criminal offense. The district may prosecute violators and seek to recover the costs associated with educating a student who does not live in the district. Adults should not attempt to enroll students who are not living in the district. If the Administration becomes aware that a student is not a legal resident of the district, a full investigation will be conducted. Violators will be withdrawn and the district may pursue criminal and civil charges against the person who falsified the records.