As of March 25, 2020, SUHSD is accepting the digital/electronic submission of the Address Verification form and associated documentation. Please download the Address Verification Packet (link below) and complete using a free PDF tool (Adobe Reader can be downloaded for free here). Send the completed form and all additional requirements to:
2020-2021 Address Verification: Due April 27, 2020
Address Verification for incoming 9th grade students for the 2020-2021 school year opens on November 1, 2019 and must be completed by April 27, 2020. All students new to the district must complete address verification, in person, at the district office located at 480 James Avenue in Redwood City. Address Verification needs to be completed for the following reasons:
Verify you reside within Sequoia Union High School District attendance boundaries (Boundary Search)
Update your current home address in our records, for communication and emergency purposes
Identify your assigned high school based on your home address
Hours for address verification are Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. at the Sequoia Union High School District Office in Redwood City. For Address Verification assistance, contact: Marlaina Perla, Ext. 22209
You may print out the form or come to the district office and complete a form in person.
Appropriate documentation must be included with your application:
This link includes: the documentation you must bring to verify your address, location of district office, and hours of address verification.
This is a mandatory process required for enrollment of all new students to SUHSD
Scanned, emailed, faxed or mailed copies of documents for residency purposes cannot be accepted
If you have no printed documentation, please contact the district office for assistance. A home visit will be made to verify residency. Please note that home visits are completed at random and may not be scheduled. An address verification must be on file for every student in the Sequoia Union High School District
Address verification needs to be completed once unless your family moves or circumstances around your residence change. In this case, please submit a Change of Address form as soon as possible
If you do not have a California ID, you may bring a passport, out-of-state identification, or any form of ID with a picture and a printed name.
The district will not accept your address verification prior to you residing in the district. You must have current documentation that you are residing within the district boundaries to attend school in the district
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can I file my address verification before I move into the district?
No. You must have documentation that you are living in the district and you must be physically residing at the address you are verifying.
2. Do incoming 9th grade students need to do address verification if the family has an older sibling already in one of the district schools?
Yes. Address verification must be done for each new student who comes into the district.
3. Can I do address verification by fax or email?
No. Address verification must be done in person.
4. Must I do address verification every year?
No. You only need to it when your student enters the district. If you move, it is important to complete a Change of Address form so you receive information from the district.
5. If we move within the district, do we have to change schools?
No. If you are still residing within the district, you may choose to remain at your current school or to move to the school that aligns with your new school boundaries. In this case, you must come in and file a change of address form and provide documentation of your new address.