Establishing Residency

Learn about establishing residency

Change of Residency

When a student moves during the school year the parent or guardian must submit a Change of Address Form to their school within five school days of changing residence.

Moving Outside Current Attendance Area but Within the District: If the move is outside of the current school attendance area but within the Bellevue School District and the parent or guardian wants the student to remain at current school they must fill out a Transfer Request Form within five school days of the move and return it to the Student Placement Department. The Transfer Request will be subject to Policy 3120 and Procedure 3120P.

Moving Outside the District: If the move is outside the Bellevue School District and the parent or guardian wants the student to remain at the current school, they must fill out a Bellevue School District Inter-district Transfer Application and obtain a Release from the resident school district within five school days of the move. The Inter-district Transfer Application will be subject to Policy 3141 and Procedure 3141P.

Moving in Summer: If a student moves during the summer the parent or guardian will inform the school prior to school starting, and have all the necessary paperwork to the school prior to school starting.