Register a New Student

Welcome to Jefferson R-VII School District. We are excited to have your student as a Blue Jay!

District Registrar

Jefferson R-VII School District

Phone: 636-933-6922

7 Blue Jay Way, Festus, MO, 63028

New Student Enrollment Process (PreK-12)


To Prepare:

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

  • Birth Certificate

  • Current immunization record

  • Proof of Residency

Though the following information will be requested from the previous school, please 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 (if applicable)

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.

Primary Proof:

  • Deed

  • Mortgage statement dated within 30 days of the date of submission

  • Unexpired lease/rental agreement signed by landlord and tenant which includes the address, apartment number, and date of rental

  • Real estate tax receipt dated within 1 year of the date of submission

Secondary Proof:

(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.