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2019-2020 Registration Information

By Shane Presley

Houston School District Residency Verification/Registration 2019-2020

In accordance with the requirements of the Mississippi State Board of Education's Residency Verification Procedures, each parent or legal guardian, with whom a student lives, must officially register the student and provide a copy of the following items of verification of residence in Houston School District to the school administration. This applies to every student - even if they attended school in the Houston School District last year.


Parents need report to the Houston Middle School Commons Area to verify residency within the district according to the schedule below:

Students whose last name begins with the letters A - M in all grades will verify Tuesday, July 23rd from 10:00 - 6:00

Students whose last name  begins with the letters  N  -  Z in all grades will verify Thursday, July 25th from 10:00 - 6:00

Residency Verification Requirements:

Two current proofs of residency from the list below are required for verification. The term "current" is defined as two months or sooner.

  • Homestead Exemption
  • Home Mortgage Loan Documentation or Mortgage Payment Book
  • Rental or Lease Agreement
  • One copy of a Home Utility bill (Must be a current bill & the physical address must be          stated on the bill)

If you are temporarily living with someone else who resides in the district, the parent/guardian must comply with each item below:

  • An affidavit of residency
  • The home owner/renter named on the affidavit must provide 2 current residency proofs from the list above
  • A personal visit by designated school official may be required before a student is enrolled
  • All enrollments for students using an affidavit or residency are temporary and may be reviewed by a designated school official 60 days after initial enrollment


Schedules/Homeroom assignments will be issued to students upon completion of residency verification

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