Homeless Education


The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act, Title IX, Part A of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) 2015, provides educational rights for individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. It applies to children and youth who are:

  • Sharing the housing of others due to loss of housing or economic hardship
  • Living in a motel, trailer park or campground due to lack of alternative options
  • Staying in a car, substandard housing, or place not designated for sleeping
  • Staying in a housing shelter
  • Migratory children if in the previously described situations

If you are currently in any of the above living situation please complete the form below and return it to your son/daughters school.

Housing Questionnaire English

Housing Questionnaire Spanish


  • Immediately enroll in school with or without the proper documentation or immunization record
  • Continue to attend their school of origin, if requested by you and it is in the best interest.
  • Receive transportation to and from their school of origin, the same special programs, and services, if needed, as provided to all other children, including free meals and Title I.
  • Receive the full protections and services provided under all federal and state laws, as it relates to homeless children, youth, and their families.


Below are resources available to you in the county in which you reside.