Residency Requirements and Information


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    Classifications of Residency and Required Documentation:

    For an established resident residing in a home owned within Carroll ISD boundaries:
    You may register online here for the campus your home is zoned for with the following proof of residency:

    • A copy of your most recent property tax statement indicating home ownership
    • A current utility bill (electric or water) indicating the home address and the parent's name

    For residents that have recently completed the purchase of an existing home in Carroll ISD boundaries:
    You may register online here for the campus your home is zoned for with the following proof of residency:

    • A copy of the complete (all pages) final/signed Closing Disclosure, Warranty Deed, or HUD Settlement Statement received from your Title Company, including signature pages
    • A copy of any water or electric deposit receipt; or a copy of your most current electric or water bills

    For new residents leasing a home in Carroll ISD boundaries
    You may register online here for the campus your home is zoned for with the following proof of residency:

    • A copy of a valid, fully executed lease agreement (must be complete agreement with signatures from both tenant and landlord)
    • A copy of the current electric and water bills or any electric or water deposit receipt
    • A copy of enrolling parent/guardian's driver's license

    For new residents with a signed/dated purchase contract for an existing home or a contract to build a new home in Carroll ISD boundaries:
    You must return all requested documents below to Carroll ISD Student Services Department for approval BEFORE being able to enroll your child:

    • Completed Attendance Request - Out of District Form (2019-2020)  with temporary address in the local area (The address in our area where your children will be living while enrolled prior to moving into your new home)
    • A copy of a valid, fully executed, real estate earnest money contract to purchase with closing date or contract to build with date on which construction began (when slab has been poured) and closing date. Receipt of earnest money must be confirmed within contract.
    • If building a new home, in addition to contract, we will need a confirmation letter from the builder with the date the slab was poured and the approximate closing date. If the foundation has not been poured, a letter from the builder with the anticipated date of the pour and the approximate closing date is required.  You will also be required to submit a letter from the builder confirming the date of the slab/foundation pour after it has occurred. Per Board policy, slab pour must occur before the end of the first semester of enrollment.
    • A copy of enrolling parent/guardian's driver's license

    Once you have closed on your home please submit the following as soon as possible as the required final proof of residency:

    • A copy of the complete (all pages) final/signed Closing Disclosure, Warranty Deed, or HUD Settlement Statement received from your Title Company, including signature pages
    • A copy of electric or water deposit receipt; or a copy of your most current electric and water bills

    NOTE: The following classifications are valid for one school year only and must be renewed annually during the summer prior to the first day of school to ensure continuous, uninterrupted enrollment of student.

    For parent and student residing with another family in Carroll ISD boundaries (Family in Residence)
    You must return all requested documents below to Carroll ISD Student Services Department for approval BEFORE being able to enroll your child:

    From Parent:

    From Carroll ISD Resident:

    For student ONLY residing with another family in Carroll ISD Boundaries (Family in Residence)
    You must return all requested documents below to Carroll ISD Student Services Department for approval BEFORE being able to enroll your child:

    From Parent:

    From CISD Resident:

    For student not living in Carroll ISD Boundaries with Grandparent residing within Carroll ISD Boundaries OR For student not living in Carroll ISD Boundaries but Eligible to Attend Carroll ISD under the TEA Grandparent After-School Care Clause (Board Policy FD LOCAL & LEGAL)

    You must return all requested documents below to Carroll ISD Student Services Department for approval BEFORE being able to enroll your child:

    From Parent:

    Completed pages 1 & 2 (one per child-needs notarization)    Grandparent Affidavit (2019-2020)   

    • Copy of enrolling parent/guardian's driver's license

    From Grandparent: 

    • Copy of most recent property tax statement and a copy of current electric and water bills in grandparents name
    • Complete page 3 only (one per child-needs notarization)  Grandparent Affidavit (2019-2020)   
    • Copy of grandparent driver’s license

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    For family residing within the City of Southlake but not in Carroll ISD Boundaries:
    CLICK HERE FOR THE 2019-2020 
    OPEN ENROLLMENT PACKET.  Transportation is not provided to students who live in the Open Enrollment zone and choose to go to school in Carroll ISD.  

    For a family residing within the Carroll ISD/Northwest ISD Boundary Disputed Zone:
    Contact the Student Services Department for more information.  Transportation is not provided to students who live in the disputed zone and choose to go to school in Carroll ISD.