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Register Additional Student
2017-2018 Registration
New Student
Registration Procedures
 
Dear Parents/Guardians:

Welcome to Palos School District 118! We  will be using Skyward for our new and returning registration program for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Skyward is the platform we currently use for our Student Information System, is user-friendly, and allows us to store and manage student information efficiently and securely.

Already have student(s)
enrolled in District 118

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Log into Family Access with your
existing username and password.
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Click “New Student Online Enrollment”
and complete application.

 step3.jpg Parents registering their child for the current school (2016-2017) year can visit your child's school anytime. Bring the registration documents (see below) at that time.


Registration Documents


REGISTRATION IS FASTER AND IS USUALLY COMPLETED IN ONE VISIT IF
PARENTS/GUARDIANS COME PREPARED WITH THE FOLLOWING:


  • ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE: Your child must be five (5) years old on or before September 1, 2016 in order to register.
  • PARENT REGISTERING NEEDS PHOTO ID: Driver’s license or state ID with current address
  • PROOF OF RESIDENCY: In addition to photo ID, registering parent must provide original documents which include parent/guardian’s mortgage payment or closing documents or lease with current payment. Two other forms of proof as listed below.
  • CONTACT AND STUDENT BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Registering parent/guardian must provide contact information (e.g., phone numbers home, cell, work) for both natural parents/guardians. In addition, any information on special needs for the child (e.g., special health concerns such as allergies). See reverse for more information about specific examples.
  • To expedite the registration process, last names A-L please come between 9:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., last names M-Z come between 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. 
 
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

 Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can a grandparent or other non-custodial person register a child for school?
A: No, only a custodial parent or legal guardian may register a child for school. If the week of February 1st is inconvenient for you, we will be happy to schedule an alternate time to register your child.

 
Q: What do I need to prove residency?
A: Proof of occupancy: Parent/guardian must provide a photo ID with current address, mortgage or closing documents with current payment, and two other items from the list below which must include the parent/guardian’s name and address of residence:

  • Driver’s license or state ID with current address
  • Mortgage payment or closing documents or lease with current payment
  • Cable bill
  • Utility bills: gas, water, electric
  • Garbage collection bill
  • Phone bill: cell or home
  • Credit card bill
  • Vehicle registration card
  • Voter registration card
  • Current public aid card
  • Homeowners/rental/auto insurance policy
  • Current tax receipt
 New Resident Suggestions
  • Updated driver’s license or state ID with current address
  • Mortgage payment or closing documents or lease with current payment
  • US mail change of address form
  • Cable service installation
  • Bank change of address verification
  • Moving company receipt
  • Employer change of address verification letter
 
Q: My family is renting our home within the Palos 118 attendance boundaries. What do I bring to show proof of residency?
A: You will need to bring in the signed and dated lease and proof of last month’s payment. You will still need to provide three (3) additional pieces of identification to show proof of residency (utility bills, voter registration card, vehicle registration card, etc.) with your name and address.
 
Q: My child and I are living with another district resident. What documentation is required to show proof of residency?
A: When a parent and student are living with another district resident, the resident must complete Form 760 E2. The parent and district resident must still provide proof of residency as identified above.
 
Q: When do I need to have my child’s health information returned to school?
A: We require physical/immunization records for all incoming students BEFORE the first day of school. No child will be admitted on the first day of school without current, complete health records, and a certified birth certificate.