• NEW IN-DISTRICT STUDENTS

    All parents or guardians of students who wish to enroll in Fort Payne City Schools are required to provide (2) proofs of authentic residency during enrollment/registration. Whoever is registering the student must demonstrate that the student lives in the district and resides there. Copies of this documentation must be placed in the student’s cumulative folder. Each parent or guardian must present two original copies of documentation which must include the name of the person enrolling the child and current home address. 

    • Certified Copy of Birth Certificate (Birth certificate is optional. If not provided, another form of documentation must be provided to verify child's age)
    • Alabama's Immunization Record (Must be provided before child starts school)
    • Driver's License, Permanent Residence Card or Other Official Photo ID of the enrolling parent/guardian
    • Two Proof of Residency documents:
      • Current property tax bill/statement
      • Current rental lease agreement
      • Current utility bill or letter of utility activation (electric, gas, home phone)
      • Driver’s license or State Issued ID
      • Automotive Insurance Card
      • Voter’s registration card or letter of verification from DeKalb County Board of Registrars
      • Credit card statement or current pay check
      • Current tag receipt or current vehicle registration
      • Any other original document that will verify residency as approved by the Superintendent or his designee
      • When a child does not live in the home owned or leased by the parent/guardian, the owner must provide the following to verify the parent/guardian resides at this address: A current property tax statement or current rental agreement and a current utility bill to provide proof of residency of the owner/leaser, and a signed notarized affidavit attesting that the student resides in their home which shall be witnessed by a person designated by the Superintendent. The affidavit must be renewed annually. If it is determined that the student enrolled in Fort Payne City Schools is ineligible to attend due to misrepresentation of the principle residence and place of domicile of the parent or guardian, the student will be promptly dis-enrolled. If option 10 is selected, then you are required to provide 2 additional proofs of residency
    • Social Security Card (Optional)
    • Custody Papers (If applicable)