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Submitting Proof of Residency

Residency Document Upload Opens July 29, 2021
SUBMITTING YOUR ANNUAL PROOF OF RESIDENCY - 2021
Highland Park ISD requires annual proof of residency for each family. This is a standard practice in many other school districts, and it is intended to protect taxpayers whose dollars pay for the excellent education our students receive.
 
SUBMISSION DATES THROUGH THE START OF SCHOOL

July 29 - August 18, 2021
 
The first day of school is August 18, 2021.
 

REQUIREMENT

 

If the student’s residency paperwork is complete and current, only the following is required for annual proof of residency:

  • All pages of a water or electric bill. (No gas, phone or cable)
    • Dates of service (not billing dates) during June, July or August 2021
    • Address matches the family’s in-district address as listed in Skyward
  • Each student’s ID #, name, campus and grade level must be submitted along with each family’s utility bill.

If your family’s residence has changed, please submit the following documents along with the student’s ID #, name, campus and grade level:
 
  • For a renewing lease - Copies of the 1) lease renewal and 2) water or electric bill
  • For a new lease - Copies of the 1) new lease and 2) water or electric bill and 3) new driver’s license
  • For a change of address – Copies of the 1) warranty deed or deed of trust or settlement statement and 2) water or electric bill and 3) new driver’s license

UNIQUE SITUATIONS

If you live in a residence in which all bills are paid through the lease or homeowner's dues, please use the district affidavit to submit in lieu of the bill. Click below to download the affidavit.
 

If your lease has changed to month-to-month after the lease term ends, please use the district affidavit to submit in lieu of the lease renewal. Click below to download the affidavit.
 


SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
 

Click HERE to access the online submission form. (Open July 29 through August 18, 2021)

 

HELPFUL HINTS
 
  • Your bill must be less than 8 MB in size to submit it through the online form.

  • If you have more than one student, please click on the instruction to add another student to the same submission.

  • If you fail to receive an automated email acknowledgment of receipt for the online submission, send an email to hponline@hpisd.org.  Expect a second email that either acknowledges completion or reports an error.

  • If you have questions about HPISD’s proof of residency requirement, please contact the HPISD Director of Student and Administrative Services at hirshc@hpisd.org.
 
Click HERE to read an FAQ about proof of residency.