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Leyden High School District 212

Registration Process for Transfer Students

  • If your child is currently in grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 and your child is transferring to LHS from an Illinois public school, private or parochial school, a school outside of Illinois or outside of the U.S., follow these steps:


    Verify Student Lives in District Boundaries 

    In order to register to attend Leyden High School District 212, students must live within district boundaries on a full-time permanent basis (seven days and seven nights). The District 212 attendance area includes the City of Schiller Park, River Grove, Franklin Park, Rosemont and portions of Melrose Park and Northlake. Please verify that your child lives within our District's attendance area before proceeding to Step 2.


    STEP 1 - Complete Online Pre-Enrollment 

    Go to the Online Registration page to register a new account and begin the pre-enrollment process. Once you complete the online form, you must click "Submit" at the bottom of the page in order for the pre-enrollment to be processed for the 2017-2018 school year.

    If you have questions at this step, contact the East Assistant Principal's Office at (847) 451-3025 or West Assistant Principal's Office at (847) 451-3121.   

    You will receive notification from the Assistant Principal's office once you have completed the pre-enrollment.


    STEP 2 - Submit Required Residency Documents

    You must complete Step 1 before submitting required documents. Online pre-enrollment submission forms that are more than 1 month old without required documents will be denied. In order to complete the registration process, the registering parent/guardian must bring the following documents to LHS in person:

    • Student's original birth certificate (translated into English, if necessary) to Assistant Principal's Office (East Room 103 or West Main Office)
    • Current school physical and immunization records to Health Services located in the Nurse's Office (East Room 110 or West Room 168) - physicals must be dated no earlier than one year prior to a student entering grade 9
    • Proof of residency documentation from Category A and Category B (see chart below) to the Assistant Principal's Office (East Room 103 or West Main Office)
    • Official transcripts from all high schools attended to the Assistant Principal's Office (East Room 103 or West Main Office)
    • Withdrawal Form from the last school attended -or- 8th Grade Diploma to the Assistant Principal's Office (East Room 103 or West Main Office)
    • Illinois Transfer Student Form (if transferring from Illinois public school) to the Assistant Principal's Office (East Room 103 or West Main Office)

    If you have questions at this step, contact the East Assistant Principal’s Office (847) 451-3025 or West Assistant Principal's Office (847) 451-3121.

    Required Proof of Residency Documents


    You must provide documents from BOTH Category A and Category B.

    Category A – One (1) of the following documents:

    Category B –  Two (2) of the following documents

    • Current Signed lease/Updated lease (Must be current prior to August 16, 2017)
    • Most recent real estate tax bill (2016)
    • Current mortgage/title/deed document or payment
    • Affidavit Residency Form for Property Owner/Renter (Notarized)
    • Landlord Verification Form (Notarized)
    • Gas Bill
    • Electric Bill
    • Water Bill/Sewer Bill
    • Phone Bill
    • Cable Bill
    • Vehicle registration
    • Bank statement
    • Public aid card
    • Medicaid card
    • Food stamp card
    • Pay check stub
    • City sticker receipt
    • Other:  _______________________________

    STEP 3 - Submit Health Documents

    Submit Illinois school physical and immunizations in the Nurse's Office (East Room 110 or West Room 168).  A physical examination within one year of starting school or a copy of previous high school exam.  If the previous high school exam was within the State of Illinois, it will be accepted from any high school year.  If the exam was done outside the state of Illinois, you must obtain a physical in the state of Illinois.

    Contact the Nurse's Office for assistance with health documentation East (847)-451-3084 or West (847) 451-3130.  Physicals submitted after June 1, 2017 will be charged a late medical fee.


    STEP 4 - Take Required Testing (if applicable)

    If your student is a freshman or sophomore, they will be required to take a placement test for course selection.  If your child took the MAP test in 8th grade and you provide the Fall score, a placement test is not required.  

    If you have questions regarding the placement, contact the East Assistant Principal's Office at (847) 451-3025 Room 103 or West Assistant Principal's Office at (847) 451-3121 Main Office.


    STEP 5 - Complete Online Registration 

    If residency has been completed, go to the Online Registration page to register a new account and begin the registration process. Once you complete the online form, you must make payment and click "Submit" at the bottom of the page in order for your student to be officially registered for the 2017-2018 school year.

    If you have questions at this step, contact the East Assistant Principal's Office at (847) 451-3025 or West Assistant Principal's Office at (847) 451-3121.   


    STEP 6 - Pay Student Fees

    If you did not pay during the online registration, you may pay in the Cashier's Office (East Room 19 or West Main Office). 


    STEP 7 - Meet with a Counselor to Review Course Options

    Preview the online Course Selection Handbook and attend your scheduled counselor meeting to review and select course options.  The office of Student Services will schedule a counseling appointment once the enrollment folder is received from the Assistant Principal's Office and Steps 1-6 are complete.


    STEP 8 - Attend Transfer Student Orientation

    If your student is transferring at the start of the semester, transfer students can attend Transfer Orientation in August or in January to learn more about LHS, meet with a counselor and receive important information.


    If you need help in Spanish, please contact the East Assistant Principal's Office at (847) 451-3025 or West Assistant Principal's Office at (847) 451-3121.

    Si necesitan ayuda en español por favor llamen a la Oficina del subdirector de East al (847) 451-3025 o al Oficina del subdirector de West al (847) 451-3121.

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