Registration for 2014-15

Registration Location

District 97 Administration Building:
970 Madison St., Oak Park, IL 60302

Requirements for Registration

The following documents are required when registering a student for school in District 97:

  • Student’s official birth certificate
  • Parent/guardian picture ID
  • Current physical/immunization record on the Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) form
  • Illinois State “Good Standing” transfer form (only required of students transferring from an Illinois public school, grades one through eight)
  • Custody documents (if applicable): court order, agreement, judgment, or decree that gives custody of the child to any person

AND any ONE of the following:

  • Current mortgage/closing documents
  • Property tax bill or 1098 form
  • Signed and dated lease with proof of most recent rent payment
  • Letter of residency from landlord in lieu of a lease (form 5111-F1)
  • Letter of residency to be used when the person seeking to enroll a student lives with an Oak Park resident (form 5111-F2)

Plus any THREE of the following that must show the current Oak Park address:

  • Illinois vehicle registration
  • Illinois driver’s license/ Illinois State ID
  • Oak Park vehicle sticker receipt
  • Voter registration card
  • Current cable or credit card bill
  • Current public aid card
  • Current proof of homeowners/renters insurance
  • Current utility bill (gas, electric, or water)
  • Current bank statement
  • Current piece if U.S. mail received at Oak Park residence

Homeless Children/ Undocumented Immigrants:
We are a source of information on the legal rights of registering homeless children and undocumented immigrants.
Please contact our homeless liaison: Jamee Cichosz at 708-524-3012.