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Residency Requirements

Residency Requirements

Lee County Schools Residency Requirements for 2017-2018
Parents who have legal custody or guardianship of a child may register a student in Lee County Schools. The parent must reside in the Lee County Schools Attendance Area.

¦Two proofs are required to prove residency

–First proof connects parent to property in Lee County.
¦Warranty Deed
¦Recent Mortgage Statement
¦Recent Property Tax Invoice
¦Lease Agreement that covers the school year.
¦Rental Agreement that covers the school year.

–Second proof proves parent currently lives at the address provided.
¦Current Utility Bill in the parent’s name

If the parent is unable to verify residency above, there may be a need for a parent affidavit.
A Parent Affidavit may be found on the Lee County Schools website here.
Parent affidavits and all documentation must be submitted in person at the Lee County Board of Education.

SchoolsResidency Verification Process –Parent Affidavit
¦Residency Verification for parents who have a Parent Affidavit is a four step process.
     Step 1: Residency/Parent Affidavit -signed by a notary public.
     Step 2: Homeowner proves residency
     ¦First proof connects homeowner to the property.
        –Warranty Deed
        –Recent Mortgage Statement
        –Recent Property Tax Invoice
        –Lease Agreement
        –Rental Agreement

     ¦Second proof proves homeowner currently lives at address
        –Current Utility Bill in the parent’s name

     Step 3:Parent Proves Residency
     ¦Two pieces of mail with the parent’s name.

Example: Driver’s License, Utility Bill, Bank Statement, Medical Bill, Insurance Bill, or Letter from Federal, State, LocaL Government Agency

     Step 4:Home Visit by the Residency Verification Officer