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Educational Guardianship

When it is necessary for a student from another county or state to reside with an individual other than his or her parents, the individual with whom the student is residing must present at their zoned school one of the following before the student can be enrolled:

  • Court Custody Documentation
  • Department of Children and Families Placement Letter
  • Educational Guardianship from Student Enrollment

How do I get an Educational Guardianship from
Student Enrollment?

Parent lives in Orange, Brevard, Lake Osceola, Polk, Seminole, or Volusia County. If you are seeking educational guardianship you will need a copy of the child's birth certificate AND at least one of the following:

If the parent is deceased, a copy of the obituary or death certificate, showing date of death.

If the parent is hospitalized, a letter from the doctor on letterhead stating when the parent was admitted and possible release date.

If the parent is incarcerated, a notarized statement from the parent and proof of incarceration.

Court Shelter Order of a child's living arrangements.

Parent lives outside the state of Florida or outside Orange, Brevard, Lake, Osceola, Polk, Seminole, or Volusia County. If you are seeking educational guardianship, you will need a copy of the child's birth certificate AND at least one of the following:

If the parent is deceased, a copy of the obituary or death certificate, showing date of death.

If the parent is hospitalized, a letter from the doctor on letterhead stating when the parent was admitted and possible release date.

If the parent is incarcerated, a notarized statement from the parent and proof of incarceration.

Court Shelter Order of a child's living arrangements.

Notarized letter from the parent and proof of residence outside of the state of Florida or outside Orange, Brevard, Lake, Osceola, Polk, Seminole, or Volusia County.

Without the above documentation Orange County Public Schools will not issue Educational Guardianship.

All visits to Student Enrollment are by appointment only.

Click here to make and appointment

or call 407-317-3233


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You must obtain Educational Guardianship at the address below:

Office of Student Enrollment
6501 Magic Way, Bldg 100B
Orlando, FL 32809
(407) 317-3233