SY203-2024 Student Registration
Zion-Benton and New Tech @ Zion-Benton East
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS JULY 1st
Zion-Benton Township High School District #126 uses a two-step process to register students for school. Participants should complete the online portion prior to the In-person registration.
A Skyward Family Access account is required for online registration. If you have not set up your Skyward Family Access account yet, please see the attached letter for detailed instructions or visit the Family Access tab on our website with this link.
Online Registration: OPENS JULY 1ST
Online registration opens JULY 1, 2023. Student Online Registration will be in the Skyward Family Account. Complete each section of the registration process and upload any necessary documents. Student Online Registration allows for the parent/guardian to complete the online registration items. After July 25, you will not be able to upload documents. You will have to bring them in with you to register begining July 31.
Parents check your email for Skyward Familiy Access Information
PLEASE COMPLETE ONLINE REGISTRATION PRIOR TO COMING IN FOR INPERSON REGISTATION
In Person Registration:
Monday July 31 7:15AM - 3:30PM
Tuesday Aug 1 - 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday Aug 2 - 7:15AM - 3:30PM
Thursday Aug 3 - 7:15AM - 3:30PM
Monday Aug 7 7:15AM - 3:30PM
Tuesday Aug 8 - 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday Aug 9 - 7:15AM - 3:30PM
Thursday Aug 10 - 7:15AM - 3:30PM
NEW TECH students will come to New Tech
ZION-BENTON students will come to ZBTHS
(Parents/guardians are encouraged but not required to accompany their students for Onsite Registration)
- Turn in your Category 1 & 2 Residency documents (if not submitted online)
- Turn in current Physical forms and Immunization records (if not submitted online)
- Take ID photo
- Pick up books, workbooks, Chromebooks, and PE uniforms at the Bookstore.
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact any of the following individuals for help:
- Ms. Kathy Cardenas-ZBTHS Principal’s Secretary – ZTBHS (847) 731-9303
- Ms. Yolanda McKenzie- New Tech Registrar – NT@ZB (847) 731-9804
- Ms. Melissa Tellez-Miscichowski-Student Services (Spanish) – ZBTHS (847) 731-9356
- Ms. Jane Cheney-Student Services Secretary – ZBTHS (847) 731-9352
PROOF OF RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS
Please be advised that Zion-Benton Twp. High School District 126 will continue its increased proof of residency requirements for the upcoming school year. Parents/guardians should begin preparing now to secure the required documentation that must be provided during Online-Onsite registration.
Proof of Residency Requirements
In order for a student to attend District 126, one (1) document showing proper name and address from each of the following categories is required for verification of residency every school year:
Category I – (one document required)
Most recent property tax bill
Mortgage papers (homeowners)
Signed and dated lease (current)
Closing Statement of recent purchases
Letter from manager and proof of last month’s payment
Notarized letter from landlord in lieu of lease (month to month agreement)
Letter of residence to be used when the person seeking to enroll a student is living with a District resident (7:60-AP2, E2)
Category II (one document is required)
Most recent cable television and/or credit card bill (June or later)
Current public aid card
Current homeowners/renters insurance policy and premium payment.
Most recent gas, electric, and/or water bill
Mail received at new (within the last 30 days) residences
Military Personnel Enrolling a Student for the First Time in the District
must provide one of the following within 60 days after the date of student’s initial enrollment
Postmarked mail addressed to military personnel
Lease agreement for occupancy
Proof of ownership of residence
Parents using the affidavits of residency will need 1 Category I proof from the current home owner along with 1 Category II item from the current home owner. Additionally the parent/guardian will also be required to produce 2 items from Category II of the residency checklist which ties the parent/guardian to the residency listed in the affidavit.
IMPORTANT WARNING: By state law: a person who knowingly enrolls or attempts to enroll a student known by that person to be a non-resident of the District may be guilty of a Class C misdemeanor. If a student is determined to be a non-resident of the District for whom tuition must be charged, the persons enrolling the student are liable for non-resident tuition from the date the student began attending a District 126 school as a non-resident.
Questions regarding residency and proof of residency requirements should be addressed to Student Services at 847/731-9352 (Zion-Benton Twp. High School) or 847/731-9804 (New Tech High @ Zion-Benton East).