Murray City School District Proof of Residency Procedures

(Posted March 2016)

Before a student is enrolled in a Utah public school, the student’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must show proof of Utah residency in the school district in which the student desires to enroll. (UC.A. 53A-2-201)

To be enrolled in the Murray City School District, families must present one (1) form of documentation from Section A, or two (2) forms of documentation from Section B (to be copied) showing that their primary residence (the house in which they live) lies within the school boundaries. Any combination of the following documents may be used in determining residency, and they must include parent or legal guardian’s name (custodial parent or parent student lives with), and physical address:

Section A – One (1) form of documentation required

  • Rental/Lease Agreement
  • Purchase/Escrow Agreement

Section B – Two (2) forms of documentation required

Dated within the past 60 days:

  • Utility bill (power, gas, water, telephone, cable)
  • Letter from approved government agency (assisted housing, food stamps, unemployment payment)
  • Payroll stub
  • Bank or credit card statement
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Current vehicle registration or insurance
  • Valid Utah photo identification card
  • Medical billing or insurance information

Dated within the past year:

  • W-2 form
  • Property tax bill

If you are living with another family, or you cannot provide any of the documentation listed above:

  • Provide a notarized statement from the person you are living with stating that you and your child(ren) live there, the address, and for what period of time, AND
  • Documentation showing that the person you are living with resides within district and school boundaries (see acceptable documents above)
  • Affidavit of Residency form

*The following do not establish residency:

  • Powers of Attorney
  • Letters from friends or relatives
  • Property owned in school district boundaries
  • Mailbox in school boundaries

For more information on Murray City School District enrollment procedures, please call the MCSD offices at 801-264-7400.