Register a New Student
Welcome to Jefferson R-VII School District. We are excited to have your student as a Blue Jay!
Jefferson R-VII School District
7 Blue Jay Way, Festus, MO, 63028
New Student Enrollment Process (PreK-12)
Gather required documentation to complete the enrollment process: (Missing documents may delay enrollment completion)
Valid driver’s license or state identification of the parent/guardian enrolling the student
Current immunization record
Proof of Residency
Information that will be requested from the previous school but provide a copy at time of enrollment, if possible:
Student’s recent report card
Legal documents pertaining to custody, guardianship, foster care
Most recent Individual Education Plan (IEP) and evaluation
Proof of Residency:
The Jefferson R-VII School District requires all families to provide documentation showing they live within the district’s attendance area. If you have questions about proof of residence, please contact the district registrar.
Unless a student is exempt from the proof of residency requirement, two proofs of residency are required. The district has the right to request an additional proof at any time or to employ other means to verify residence. Under Missouri Law, misrepresenting residency is a criminal offense. If a family’s residency status is found to be inaccurately represented or changes without notification to the district, the district may act to recover the cost of services provided.
Mortgage statement dated within 30 days of the date of submission
Unexpired lease/rental agreement signed by landlord and tenant and including the address, apartment number, and date of rental
Real estate tax receipt dated within 1 year of the date of submission
(One utility bill dated within 30 days of the date of submission for verification. Bill should include the customer name, service address, and billing date.)
Electric bill, Water bill, Gas bill, Sewer bill, Trash bill
Official mail from federal and state agencies
Personal property tax receipt dated within 1 year of the date of submission
If your family is residing with someone else or you are unable to meet proof of residency requirements, a residency meeting with the Superintendent of Schools will be required prior to enrollment.
Contact the District Registrar to schedule a date and time for enrollment completion. Please bring the required items listed above to your scheduled enrollment time. Once verified, you will complete an online enrollment application.