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Residency Requirements

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Palos School District 118

  1. Original/Certified Copy of Birth Certificate
  2. Proof of residency, includes one item from Category I and two items from Category II (in addition to            driver’s license/State ID)
  3. Proof of custody (if applicable)

    If student is new to the District or has moved within the District, Proof of Residency must be provided.


Category I

(one of the following specific documents are required)

  • Homeowner(s):  Must provide current mortgage statement (or signed and dated mortgage papers, and/or closing documents such as HUD-1 (RESPA) if new ownership or if the property is not mortgaged).
  • Renter(s) with lease: Signed and dated Lease and proof of last month’s payment.
  • Renter(s) without lease:  signed and dated letter of residence from landlord in lieu of Lease and proof of last month’s payment (Palos 118 - Form 760:E1). The E1 form must be notarized.
  • Living with a District Resident:  Signed and dated by individual responsible for the residence. Proof of occupancy from owner and Parent/Guardian. (Palos 118 - Form 760:E2). The E2 form must be notarized.
  • Other:  Situations other than above must be reviewed by the Superintendent’s Office.


Category II

(Two documents in addition to Driver’s License/State ID showing
property address and parent/guardian’s name are required)

  • Driver’s license/State ID (required)  
  • Gas Bill
  • Electric Bill
  • Water Bill
  • Cable Bill
  • Cell Phone Bill
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Homeowner/Rental Insurance Policy
  • Current Public Aid Card
  • Current Tax Bill with proof of payment

New Residency Suggestions 

  • US Mail Change of Address Form
  • Cable Service Installation
  • Moving Company Receipt
  • Bank Change of Address Verification
  • Employer Change of Address Verification Letter



Other Requirements

  • Physical/Immunization Form (by July 1st ) - all new students transferring in, and students entering pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and sixth grade.
  • Vision Exam Form (by October 15th of SY) - kindergarten or students entering an Illinois school for the first time.
  • Dental Exam Form (by May 15th of SY) - all students entering kindergarten, second, and sixth grade.
  • Student in Good Standing Form from prior school if student is transferring in (Grades 1st-8th)
  • Medical Forms can be found on the District Website under Quick Links – District Medical Forms 

Contact the school office if you are unable to register your child at this time or for further information.

Palos West: 12700 South 104th Ave., Palos Park, IL 60464 Phone: 708-448-6888 Fax: 708-923-7064
Palos East: 7700 W. 127th St., Palos Heights, IL 60463 Phone: 708-448-1084 Fax: 708-923-7077
Palos South: 13100 South 82nd Ave., Palos Park, IL 60464 Phone: 708-448-5971 Fax: 708-448-0754