Step 4 to Choosing a School: Prepare for Enrollment
Make sure you have all the documents necessary to enroll in the school of your choice.
Gathering your documents
All schools require certain information and documents to enroll. The following checklist will give you a basic idea of what you’ll need to enroll your student. It is still very important that you check with your school of choice to find out their specific requirements.
- Completed enrollment form from the school
- Parent/guardian photo ID
- Proof of address
- Child’s birth certificate
- Immunization record
- Transcripts/report card from previous schools
What qualifies as an official proof of address? Here are a few options.
- Driver’s license
- Detroit ID*
- Utility bill
- Pay stub
- Official government mail
- Public assistance documents
*The Detroit ID is for ALL Detroiters, including returning citizens, homeless individuals, and immigrants regardless of immigration status. To learn more, call (800) 408-1599 or click here.