All new students entering the Onteora Central School District must provide the
proper documentation to establish residency. The documents provided must always
state the student's physical address (where the student rests his or her head each night).
A post office box is never an acceptable address for the purpose of determining
residency. Please select the "Residency Requirements" below to determine
what documents you will need to register your child.
Education Law 3218 states that a student’s age shall be proven by:
a) a duly certified transcript of a birth certificate, or a certified record of baptism giving the date of birth; or, if not available,
b) a passport including foreign passport) showing the date of birth of the minor; or, if not available,
c) other documentary evidence or other recorded evidence in existence two years or more, and satisfactory to the certifying officer such as:
d) Official driver’s license
e) State- or other government-issued ID
f) School photo ID with date of birth
g) Consulate identification card
h) Hospital or health records (in New York City, Hospital Birthing Records)
i) Military dependent ID card
j) Native American tribal document
k) Record(s) from non-profit international aid agencies and voluntary agencies (VOLAGs)
l) The child shall be entered under his/her legal name.
Proof of Immunization
Must be signed or stamped by a New York State licensed health care provider.May be faxed directly from the physician's office for your convenience (fax - 845-657-8742).
Most current report card (required for all secondary students, but recommended for all grade levels).Most current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) for special needs students or 504 Accommodation Plan, if applicable.
If you are not the natural parent but have legal guardianship of the student, please provide us with the appropriate documents.If there are any other special circumstances such as: custody agreements, orders of protection, etc., please bring those documents with you also.