Change of Address Procedures

If you change your address at any time, Baltimore County Public Schools require that you contact the school within ten (10) days of your address change.

The following documentation is required: (1) one of the following documents to prove residency in Baltimore County and within Cockeysville Middle School’s boundaries. If you are not sure if you reside within the Cockeysville Middle School boundaries, check the BCPS Boundaries web page.

  • Deed
  • Signed Settlement Sheet
  • Title
  • Mortgage Coupon Book
  • Mortgage statement dated within 60 days
  • Real Estate Tax Bill
  • Receipt for Residential Dwelling Unit
  • A signed lease or rental agreement from a real estate management company or commercial lessor
  • A signed lease or rental agreement from a private party owner

Documents establishing ownership by private party must also be submitted.  This would include one of the following: 

  • Owner's current property tax bill
  • Owner's signed Deed
  • Owner's signed settlement sheet

The parent(s)/guardian(s) must also provide a photo identification and (3) three current documents (if it is a mailing, it must be dated within 60 days of your address change) to prove their address. These may include the following:
Income Tax Returns

  • Utility Bill
  • W-2
  • Cable Bill
  • Employer Statement
  • Voter’s Registration Card
  • Mailing from Government agency
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Charge Account Statement
  • Driver’s License
  • Bank Account Statement
  • Maryland Identification Card
  • Paycheck Stub with Name/Address
  • Court Documents

**If you are living in the residence of another person, which is described as Shared Domicile, meaning that the parent(s)/guardian(s) and child are domiciled in Baltimore County with another person, contact Tamesha Peterson, Residency Officer, at 410-887-7794. The Residency Officer will verify your residency first, and then you would follow the aforementioned procedures.

If you have any questions, please contact Lee Dreyer in the School Counseling Office at
443-809-7630 or Thank you for your cooperation!