Student Registration

All families NEW to District 117 must register students in grades K-8 at the Dr. Ken Geraghty Administration Center and enter door number 2 located at the east side of Sorrick Elementary School, 7825 W. 103rd Street, Palos Hills, IL. Please call 708-233-5763 or email to make an appointment.

Registration hours are Monday-Thursday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Parent Must Have the Following Information At the Time of Registration:

  • Required registration forms
  • Necessary documents required to prove residency. (See acceptable documents listed below.)
  • Copies of the following documents:
  • Current physical including immunizations
  • Transfer papers from previous school showing current grades and attendance
  • State of Illinois Good Standing Form if transferring from an Illinois school
  • A copy of the Child's Original Birth Certificate, if foreign born, passport must also be provided.

You must provide documentation showing you live at the address you provide. Please provide three of the following documents. You should blackout account and social security numbers on the documents.

All documents must be current and show your name and address. You must provide one document from Category A and two documents from Category B.
Category A - One document
  • Current mortgage statement
  • Recent closing--HUD I Settlement
  • Current real estate tax bill
  • Signed lease with proof of payment
Category B - Two documents
  • Gas bill
  • Electric bill
  • Water/Sewer bill
  • Phone bill - home or cell
  • Cable bill
  • Bank statement
  • Car insurance OR vehicle registration
  • Homeowner OR renter insurance
  • Credit card statement
  • Paycheck stub
  • Change of address from post office
Residency Affidavits - Owner of Residence and Natural Custodial Parents

If the parent is not the homeowner, notarized affidavits of residency from the residence owner and the resident custodial parent along  with supporting documents from both Category A (owner) and Category B (parent) must be provided.

If you have any questions about residency please call 708-233-5763.