10 Common Questions About the Verification of Enrollment Form
What is a Verification of Enrollment?
A Verification of Enrollment, also referred to as a Certificate of Enrollment or Proof of School Enrollment, is an official document provided by the school that states the student is enrolled in that school. It can be used by parents to affirm to their state or school district that the student is receiving a quality accredited education in a public school, private school or homeschool setting, for such purposes as receiving a driver's license or other legal services. Students must demonstrate compliance with attendance requirements to receive verification of enrollment.
What is on an enrollment verification?
While the specifics may vary from school to school, the Verification of Enrollment form will typically contain the school’s name, the student's full name, date of birth, grade level and the date the student was first enrolled.
The form may also include accreditation information, the school’s grading scale and the principal’s signature.
How do I get a Verification of Enrollment form?
Some schools will have the Verification of Enrollment form available on their website for parents to fill out. It then needs to be submitted to the school for the principal to sign.
Families with students enrolled at Enlightium Academy may request a Verification of Enrollment form by contacting the admissions department.
What is a Verification of Enrollment form used for?
The Verification of Enrollment form is used to prove to a third party that the student is enrolled in a public/private school, or is being homeschooled.
Who can request the Verification of Enrollment Form?
The Verification of Enrollment form can be requested by the student, the parent/guardian, the student’s previous school, the school district, the state’s Department of Licensing, the Board of Education, the court, etc.
How long do Verification of Enrollment forms last?
The Verification of Enrollment form expires as soon as the information on the form is no longer valid. A name change, grade level promotion, withdrawal or the end of the school year are all reasons the form might need to be updated.
What can Verification of Enrollment forms be used as proof of enrollment?
An application can be used as proof of enrollment. A report card can prove that the student is enrolled in a school and show grades. The Verification of Enrollment form is an official document that can be used to prove that the student is enrolled in a school.
Do I need a Verification of Enrollment form if I’m 18?
You do not need the Verification of Enrollment form until asked for proof of enrollment. That goes for all ages.
Who can sign a Verification of Enrollment form?
The principal is the only person who can sign off on the Verification of Enrollment form, although it can be filled out by the student’s counselor or a member of the Admissions or Registrar departments. The person who will be filling out the Verification of Enrollment form needs to have access to the student’s enrollment application and other sensitive information.
How do you get a Verification of Enrollment form during the summer?
It is important that you call your school to confirm they are open during the summer.
Can you use a report card instead of a Verification Of Enrollment form?
In some cases yes, but you would need to confirm this with the party that is requesting proof. If the state is requesting proof of enrollment, then they would most likely request the Verification of Enrollment from the public school, private school or home school.
Do you need a Verification Of Enrollment form to get your license?
Most states do require proof that the student is enrolled in a school to receive a license. Make sure you receive a Verification of Enrollment form prior to the day the student is going to need to submit it, bearing in mind that it may take a few days for the school to fulfill your request.
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