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SY 2015-2016 Enrollment Audit/Child Count Training

Friday, September 18, 2015

Residency Verification Overview

  • DC residents are entitled to free public education and priority enrollment.
  • Nonresidents must pay tuition.
  • Annual residency verification by October 5

LEA Responsibilities – Verification Process

  • Verify residency documentation and maintain copies
  • Ensure DC Residency Verification Form is completed accurately
    • Signed by school official and parent, guardian, or care giver enrolling student
    • Parts A and C are always required (signature and dates may be different)
  • Ensure that:
    • Photocopies are clear and legible
    • Documentation satisfies requirements