What to Bring to Your Registration Appointment

The following items listed below are required for registration. Failure to have these may delay the registration process.


2. PROOF OF RESIDENCY - acceptable documentation includes two (2) of the following:

  • Mortgage agreement
  • Deed / Lease / Sales Agreement
  • One month prior or current month utility bill, i.e., electricity, gas, oil, water / sewer, TV / Internet, land-line phone or trash that includes the detailed portion of the bill indicating the “service to” address
    • Note: SMSD cannot accept a bill for cell phones
  • Credit card statement
  • Vehicle registration / insurance
  • Current voter’s registration
  • Valid driver's license
  • Paycheck stub with employer and employee’s address
  • Property tax statement

3. PROOF OF STUDENT'S AGE - Students must be 5 years of age by August 1 to start Kindergarten. 

  • Original state issued birth certificate
    • Note: SMSD cannot accept birth certificates issued by the hospital.
  •  Valid passport
  • Baptismal certificate
  • Notarized statement from the parents / guardians indicating date of birth
  • Prior school record indicating the date of birth


  • Immunization records either from the previous school district or a medical office that shows the required immunizations have been completed or a required series has begun, with a record to be sent.  Written statements are required for religious and medical exemptions.

5. PROOF OF GUARDIANSHIP (if applicable)

  • Court document or notarized document naming you as the legal guardian
  •  Notarized PDE Guardianship Affidavit - These guidelines are set by PA Public School Code section 24 P.S. §13-1302. (This form is available during registration).

The following documents are not required for registration, but are very helpful for school personnel:

  • Educational records, i.e, report card (K - 8) or transcript (9 - 12)
  • Custody order (if applicable)
  • Special Education documents (IEP, ER, RR, NOREP)  
  • GIEP and / or NORA
  • 504 Plan

CLICK HERE for a printable checklist of what to bring to your registration appointment.