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In accordance with BP/AR 5111.1 – District Residency, each student must prove residency within the Ross Valley School District boundaries at the time of registration and within 10 days any time his/her residency address changes in order to attend or continue to attend a school in the Ross Valley School District.  

 

School Offices

During the school year, school offices are open on student days from 8:00am-4:00pm.

  • Brookside – Heather Levi: 415-453-2948 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Hidden Valley – Teresa Machado: 415-454-7409 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Manor – Mary Chapman: 415-453-1544 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Wade Thomas – Marlana Kenilvort: 415-454-4603 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • White Hill – Cary Adriatico: 415-454-8390 x101 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Jennifer Karr: 415-454-8390 x115 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Berenice Ortega: 415-454-8390 x106 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

During the Summer Break, school offices are closed.  The elementary school offices re-open on Thursday, August 10, 2017, and the middle school office re-opens on Monday, August 7, 2017.  Please call ahead to be sure the offices aren’t closed for meetings that may arise in preparation of the new school year.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

When does a student need to prove residency to attend school in RVSD?
If your student is new to Ross Valley, you will prove residency at the time of registration.  The Proof of Residency form is included in the New Student Registration Packet.  

What do I do if my child’s residency changes after I register him/her or once s/he begins attending a Ross Valley School?
If your student changes residency after s/he registers, please review BP/AR 5111.1 – District Residency.  You may download the Proof of Residency form (English | Spanish) or you may pick up a hard copy at any school site.  The form outlines required documentation.  Bring the completed form and required documentation to your child’s school within 10 days of changing residences.  If you have more than one child and they attend different schools, you only need to provide Proof of Residency at one site, and staff will provide a copy to the other school/s.

What is needed to Prove Residency in RVSD?
As outlined in the attached Affidavit of Proof of Residency, there are two categories from which we accept verification.  

  • Category I: PG&E or home phone bill
    AND
  • Category II: Property Tax Statement or copy of deed or most recent mortgage statement or copy of lease agreement.

For Category I,

    • A complete statement, not just the first page, within the last 60 days.

For Category II,

    • If you rent/lease and the original agreement has expired but you still reside at that address and pay month-to-month, we will accept the original lease agreement with proof of the most recent rent/lease payment. 
    • If you are unable to provide an original rental/lease agreement, you have a lease extension, or there never was an agreement and you pay month-to-month, we will accept an affidavit notarized by the landlord (Please contact your school site for this form – District Residency Affidavit) with proof of the most recent rent/lease payment. 
    • If you reside with friends/family and do not pay rent, we will accept an affidavit notarized by the person whose name is on the PG&E statement or home phone. (Please contact your school site for this form – District Residency Affidavit).  Additionally, we will need to see the entire PG&E or home phone statement of the person who has signed the notarized affidavit.

 

What if my student has changed addresses but still resides within District boundaries and I want my child to attend the school where we registered or where s/he has attended?
If your child no longer resides in a school’s attendance boundaries, but still resides within District boundaries, and you would like your child to remain at the school he/she has registered to attend or has been attending, an application for an Intradistrict Permit will need to be submitted and approval granted to be able to attend the desired school.  For more information on Intradistrict attendance, please click here.

What if my student no longer resides within District boundaries but I want my child to attend or continue to attend a school in RVSD?
If your child no longer resides within District boundaries and you would like your child to remain at the school he/she has registered to attend or has been attending, an application for an Interdistrict Permit will need to be submitted and approval granted to be able to attend the desired school.  For more information on Interdistrict attendance, please click here.

When will decisions be made about a transfer request?
Decisions about Intradistrict and Interdistsrict Attendance Permits will be made as soon as possible but no later than the first 5 days of school.  For more information about Intradistrict and Interdistrict Attendance, please click here.


If you have any questions about Proof of Residency or student transfers, please contact your school of residence or me via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 415-451-4064.

 

 

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