Each year, parents are required to submit a notarized Affidavit of Residence form for each child. These forms do not need to be accompanied by documents proving Fulton County residency unless they are:
- New enrollees in a Fulton County school
- Current students entering sixth or ninth grade, or
- Students who have moved since submitting their last affidavit
In addition, students in their senior year of high school do not have to provide a form or proof of residence. Each school will have a notary available to notarize the form at no charge.
The purpose of the Affidavit of Residence is to make sure that only students who reside in Fulton County attend Fulton schools. This means that Fulton taxpayers' money stays in Fulton County to pay for the education of those who live there – instead of students from other counties who attend under false pretenses.