• McKinney-Vento Application (Apply Here)  

    Please be sure to select the correct school year you are requesting McKinney-Vento services for on the application. Please be sure to provide as much information as you are willing on the application when describing your current living situation.

    If you need assistance with completing an application, please contact your students' school or the McKinney-Vento Team at (571) 252-6523.    

    The McKinney-Vento Act guarantees school enrollment for anyone who does not have a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence.  Please apply if you are temporarily:

    • In an emergency shelter or transitional housing;
    • In a motel, hotel, car, RV, public space or abandoned building because you have nowhere else to go;
    • Living with relatives or friends due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason;
    • Migratory children living in any of the above situations;
    • School aged students not in the physical custody of a parent or legal guardian living in any of the above situations

    Services available include:

    • Immediate enrollment, even if missing registration documentation (school records, medical records, vaccination records, proof of residency)
    • Remain at the school the student last attended when they had permanent housing (school of origin),
    • Receive transportation to the school of origin
    • Receive free school meals
    • Access school programs

    Once the application is received and reviewed, a McKinney-Vento Liaison will reach out to you to verify the application, make a determination and provide notice of all rights. An email notification will also be sent to you regarding the determination. Information regarding the determination is shared with your student's school, McKinney-Vento points of contact as well. If approved, eligibility is valid for the entire school year in which the application was submitted for.  

    Please remember applications must be submitted every school year even if there is no change to your housing, but you are seeking McKinney-Vento services. 

    McKinney-Vento Federal Rights:  What Families Need to Know Brochures

     

Last Modified on May 1, 2024