Relative of a Student Providing Care and/or Custody*

  • * Due to serious family hardship, including death, serious illness, incarceration, drug addiction, military assignment, or abandonment of the child by the parent/guardian.

Mandatory Forms/Documents

Additional Documents Needed

    1. Informal Kinship Care Affidavit (available from the school's PPW).

      The school will work with Central Office personnel for approval.

    2. Residency Documentation
    Documents accepted by those who own or lease a residence include a mortgage document issued within 60 calendar days, deed, valid rental agreement, military housing lease and one of the items listed below:
    Utility bill/cable bill or work order issued by the utility or cable company
    Bank statement
    Pay stub
    W-2 Form or Form 1099 issued the previous year
    Valid Commercial Driver’s License
    Any government issued documentation, such as:
    Social Security check
    Domestic relations (child support)
    Department of Social services Food Stamps or Community Medical Assistance letter
    Unemployment award
    PPW verification letter or form verifying residence after a home visit
     
    Documents accepted by those who live in a residence owned or leased by an individual or family include a notarized Tenant Resident Verification Form (TRV) Tenant residence verification form -- (espanol)  with three additional items:
     
    1.  Copy of the homeowner/landlord's deed, mortgage document, or rental agreement
    2.  Utility bill or cable bill from the homeowner/landlord and
    3.  An item for the list below:
     
    Utility bill/cable bill or work order issued by the utility or cable company
    Bank statement
    Pay stub
    W-2 Form or Form 1099 issued the previous year
    Valid Commercial Driver’s License
    Any government issued documentation, such as:
    Social Security check
    Domestic relations (child support)
    Department of Social services Food Stamps or Community Medical Assistance letter
    Unemployment award
    PPW verification letter or form verifying residence after a home visit
     
     
     
    1. Evidence of Birth (one or more of the following)
    • Birth certificate (preferred)
    • Passport/Visa
    • Physician’s certificate
    • Birth registration
    • Baptism certificate
    • Church certificate
    • Hospital certificate
    • Parent affidavit
    1. Medical Records (all 3 required)
      1. Immunization (shot) record (see Vaccination Requirements for Children Enrolled in Preschool Programs and in Schools - State of MD)
      2. Lead certificate for students entering Prek, K, or first grade
      3. Record of Physical Examination for students entering a Maryland public school for the first time. (within 9 months prior to entering or 6 months after entry)

    Documents Needed Only if Applicable

    • Maryland Transfer Form SR7 if transferring from a Maryland Public School
    • Copy of last report card/high school transcript
    • Documentation of Special Services
      • Special Education – current IEP, evaluations
      • 504 plan
      • ESOL services
      • Gifted/Talented