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Proof of Residency


Thursday, August 7th, 2014  -  1:00 - 7:00 pm

Monday, August 11th, 2014  -  1:00 - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014  -  8:30 - noon

The Residency Event will be held at Lake Zurich High School.

If you cannot attend the Residency Event dates listed above:

You may prove residency on August 13th-14th or August 18th-22nd from 8:00am - 4:30pm at the District 95 Administration building, 400 S. Old Rand Rd, Lake Zurich.

For high school students who cannot attend the Residency Event:

  • Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will have their ID pictures taken on the first day of school.
  • Seniors may come to the high school office August 13-14th or August 18th-22nd to pick up their IDs, schedules, and handbooks.


Three documents are required to verify residency. You must present proof of residency within Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 by providing one document from Category I AND two documents from Category II.

CATEGORY I (ONE document required)

  • Most recent property tax bill
  • Current mortgage statement or mortgage papers/closing papers (for closing within last 60 days)
  • Signed and dated lease, and proof of last month’s payment (cancelled check or receipt)
  • Letter of Residence from Landlord in Lieu of Lease form (available on District 95 website) and proof of last month’s payment (cancelled check or receipt)
  • Letter of Residence to be Used When the Person Seeking to Enroll a Student is Living with a District Resident form (available on District 95 website)


CATEGORY II (TWO documents required)

Each document must have the current address:

  • Driver’s license
  • Vehicle registration
  • Voter registration
  • Most recent credit card bill
  • Current public aid card
  • Current homeowners/renters insurance policy and premium payment receipt
  • Most recent gas, electric, water bill (cell phone bills are not accepted)
  • Receipt for moving van rental


IMPORTANT: District 95 reserves the right to evaluate the evidence presented, and merely presenting the items listed does not guarantee admission.

WARNING: If a student is determined to be a non-resident of the District for whom tuition must be charged, the persons enrolling the student are liable for non-resident tuition from the date the student began attending a District school as a non-resident.

A person who knowingly enrolls or attempts to enroll in this School District on a tuition-free basis a student known by that person to be a nonresident of the District is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor, except in very limited situations as defined in State law (105 ILCS 5/10-20.12b(e).

A person who knowingly or willfully presents to the School District any false information regarding the residency of a student for the purpose of enabling that student to attend any school in the District without the payment of a nonresident tuition charge is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor (105 ILCS 5/10-20.12b(f).

Residency Documents

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