Student Assignment—Change of Address


Maintaining correct address information is important so you can receive information about your child from JCPS—and to make sure your child's school has accurate emergency contact information.

To change your address, you should provide a new proof of address to the school or the JCPS Registration Site (4309 Bishop Lane). 

Proof of your residence can be any of the below items but MUST  show your current address and be in your name. Current is defined as within the past 30 days.

  • Utility bill (water or electric/gas bill)
  • Lease
  • House contract
  • Paycheck or paycheck stub
  • SSI or other government check

Or you may update your address or provide proof of address electronically.

If utilities are not in your name, please complete the Residency Affidavit form to submit in addition to proof of address (LG&E/water bill, paycheck stub, lease/housing contract, or government-issued check).

JCPS schools will enroll students regardless of immigration status or fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. Contact the Student Equity and Community Engagement Office at 485-3650 for assistance.

Planning to Move During the School Year? 

A new address may affect your child’s school assignment. Your child is welcome to complete the school year at the current school; however, transportation may not be provided to your home. 

What do I want to happen?

This year

Next school year

I want my child to stay at this school.

Your child can remain until the end of the school year. No action is required. 

Transportation may not be provided. Check with the school.

You may need a Student Transfer Application.

Check School Finder to see if your new address is in the boundary for your child’s school.

I want my child to go to a new school.

Complete an elementary cluster application, or contact the middle or high school that serves your address.

Complete an elementary cluster application for the 2021-22* school year, or contact the middle or high school that serves your address.

Transportation routes change each year. It is your responsibility to check Bus Finder to see if routes are available for the upcoming year.

2021-22 Application Period: November 2, 2020–December 16, 2020

Applications received after this date will be placed after students who applied on time. Some magnet programs are not able to accept late applicants.

If your child is attending a districtwide magnet or attending a school on an approved student transfer, the assignment won’t be affected by your move.