New Student Registration - Grades 1st through 8th

  • Due to Governor Pritzker’s school closure mandate, New Student Registration for the 2019-2020 school year has been revised. Call 708-620-4624 for information.
    Please continue to check the District 117 website for updates on New Student Registration for the 2020-2021 school year.

    All families NEW to District 117 must register students in grades 1st through 8th at the Dr. Ken Geraghty Administration Center and enter door number 2 located at the east side of Sorrick Elementary School, 7825 W. 103rd Street, Palos Hills.

    Registration hours are Monday-Thursday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM by appointment only. Call 708-233-5763 to make an appointment.

    Custodial parent/guardian must have the following information at the time of registration:

    • Required registration forms
    • Current physical including immunizations
    • Transfer papers from previous school showing current grades and attendance
    • Illinois State Board of Education Student Transfer Form (if transferring from an Illinois school)
    • Child's Original Birth Certificate (if foreign born, a passport must also be provided)

    You must provide one current document from Category A and two current documents from Category B. 

    Category A - One current document
    • Current mortgage statement
    • Recent closing--HUD I Settlement
    • Current real estate tax bill
    • Signed lease with proof of payment

    Category B - Two current documents

    • Gas bill
    • Electric bill
    • Water/Sewer bill
    • Phone bill - home or cell
    • Cable bill
    • Bank statement
    • Car insurance OR vehicle registration
    • Homeowner OR renter insurance
    • Credit card statement
    • Paycheck stub
    • Change of address from post office
    Residency Affidavits - Owner/renter of residence and custodial parent/guardian
    If custodial parent/guardian is NOT the homeowner/renter, notarized affidavits of residency from the resident homeowner/renter and custodial parent/guardian along with supporting documents from both Category A (homeowner/renter) and Category B (custodial parent/guardian) must be provided. 

    If you have any questions about residency please call 708-233-5763.