Residency Verification Requirements

Residency Verification Requirements

Residency verification is required for the following situations:

New Enrollment
- If you are a new resident to Ledyard and
are enrolling your child(ren) in Ledyard
Public Schools


 School Choice/Out of District (OOD)
- If you are enrolling your child(ren) in a
magnet, technical or charter school;
- If your child has a special education
placement outside of Ledyard.
(annual verification required)
 Change of Address
- If you move within Ledyard





 
Transfer (School Choice/OOD back to a
Ledyard Public School)

- If your child(ren) transfers from a magnet,
technical or charter school;
- If your child has a special education
placement outside of Ledyard and is
returning to one of the public schools in
the district.
Family Living with Another Family
- If your family is residing with relatives or
non relatives in Ledyard, when it is the
intention of both the
relatives/non relatives and the family that
such residence is to be permanent
 
Child(ren) Living with Another Family
- If your child(ren) is residing with relatives
or non relatives in Ledyard, when it is the
intention of both the
relatives/non relatives and the children’s
parent(s)/guardian(s) that such residence
is to be permanent.


RESIDENCY VERIFICATION PROCEDURES


Depending on your situation, the following verification requirements must be completed:

New Enrollment

● School enrollment form
● Residency Requirement and Verification Notice
● Notarized Residency Affidavit
● Residency Questionnaire
● Provide residency verification documentation (see table)
● Release of Information Authorization (FERPA/HIPPA Compliant Authorization)
● Health Assessment Record

Change of Address

● Residency Requirement and Verification Notice
● Change of Address form
● Provide residency verification documentation (see table)
October 2018
Regulation 5111.3

School Choice/Out of District (OOD)

● Residency Requirement and Verification Notice
● Notarized Residency Affidavit
● Residency Questionnaire
● Provide residency verification documentation (see table)
● Transportation Emergency Contact form

Transfer (School Choice/OOD back to In District)

● School enrollment form
● Residency Requirement and Verification Notice
● Notarized Residency Affidavit
● Residency Questionnaire
● Provide residency verification documentation (see table)
● Release of Information Authorization (FERPA/HIPPA Compliant Authorization)
● Health Assessment Record
● Release of Records Request form

Family Living with Another Family

● Residency Requirement and Verification Notice (completed by host family)
● Notarized Residency Affidavit completed and submitted by host family
● Provide residency verification documentation (see table)
● Residency Questionnaire Form

Child(ren) Living with Another Family

● Residency Requirement and Verification Notice (completed by host family)
● Notarized Residency Affidavit completed and submitted by host family
● Provide residency verification documentation (see table)
● Residency Questionnaire Form
● Authorization for Emergency Custodial and Educational Decision Making (notarized)


Proof of Residency Documentation

Please provide one (1) mandatory item from Category A and one (1) from Category B. If unable to
provide from Category B, two items from Category C are required. Account numbers and amounts may
be redacted from forms. In addition, a photo ID is required.


***APPLICABLE ITEMS IN CATEGORIES B & C ARE REQUIRED TO BE LESS THAN 60 DAYS OLD
AND MUST REFLECT YOUR CURRENT LEDYARD ADDRESS ***

 Acceptable Documentation for Proof of Residency
 Category A (Mandatory)  Category B  Category C
● Current mortgage
statement
● Copy of property deed if
no mortgage statement
is available
● Settlement statement or
closing disclosure (new
homeowners only)
● Lease - must be
unexpired, signed by
lessor/lessee, dated and
landlord contact
information must be
provided
● Notarized Landlord
Residency Affidavit
Form with landlord
contact information if no
lease exists, if lease is
expired, or if lease is
weekly or month to
month
● Section 8 agreement
with dates of tenancy 
 ● Current utility bill
statement - complete bill
required, not just
payment stub
● Utility work order
showing service address
for new homeowners.
Examples include:
○ Electricity
○ Natural Gas
○ Landline Phone
○ Cable/Satellite
○ Water
Cell phone bills and shut off
notices are not acceptable









● Valid driver’s license
(stickers not allowed)
● Valid CT DMV
non-driver’s photo
identification with
current address
● Valid automobile
registration
● Voter registration
● Current auto or
homeowners insurance
declaration page
● Current payroll stub
● Bank or Credit Card
statement
● Court document
● Letter from any
government agency
With Ledyard address and dated
for most current tax year:
● W-2 form
● Auto or property tax bill 



For questions please contact the Office of the Superintendent at 860-464-9255 located at
4 Blonders Blvd. Ledyard, CT 06339



Forms:

 5111.3(a)  Residency Verification Notice 
 5111.3(b)  Ledyard Residency Questionnaire
 5111.3(c)  Ledyard Residency Affidavit
 5111.3(d)  Required Residency Documentation Table
 5111.3(e)  Ledyard Change of Address Form
 5111.3(f)  Transportation Emergency Contact
 5111.3(g)  Authorization for Emergency & Custodial Decisions
 5111.3(h)  Release of Information