Enrollment Procedures

Enrollment Requirements

· Original Birth Certificate with the notarized seal

· Students’ Social Security card or number

· Updated Shot Record

· Special Education documentation (i.e., Individualized Education Plan, last psychological evaluation and any pertinent testing)

· Withdrawal slip or name and address from previous school attended

 · Physical (see below)

 

 · Proof of Residency (2 required - see below) Sources of verification required for Proof of Residency (2 are needed):

 · Utility bills – NIPSCO and water bill (Cellular/Phone/Cable not accepted)

· Drivers License with current address · Car Registration with current address

 · State I.D. with current address · Current check or stub from employer with current address

 · Printout for Public Aid/Medical Card

 · Printout from Social Security for benefits

 · Mortgage/Closing papers or Original copy of the lease

 · W-2 Forms

· Federal Tax Forms 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ

 · Matricula Card Physical Requirements:

· Elementary: A physical is required if the child never attended a Hammond school (if student attended Hammond Head start or PACT Program, a physical is not needed for kindergarten

Note: According to the Indiana Department of Education Attendance Manual a guardian does not need to have a student’s birth certificate in order to enroll their child in school; just proof of the student’s date of birth that is considered reliable.

 A child may not be denied enrollment due to lack of documentation. If the family is unable to produce reliable documentation, the school shall turn the child’s name in to the: Indiana Clearinghouse on Missing and Exploited Children (Indiana State Police) State Office Building 100 N. Senate Ave. Indianapolis, Indiana 46204; 1-800-831-8953