Guardianship / Responsible Adult

GUARDIANSHIP POLICY - if the parents live OUTside the state of UTAH

Policy 2920 3.1.4.1. A student seeking enrollment in the District while living with an adult (not their parent or legal guardian) whose parents are not residents of the State of Utah must be assigned a legal guardian by a court with appropriate jurisdiction prior to enrollment. The proposed legal guardian must be a resident of the District.

3.1.4.2. The student must attend the school in the attendance area of the appointed legal guardian.

RESPONSIBLE ADULT - if the parents live in the state of utah

Policy 2920 3.1.5. Enrollment of non-resident students whose parent(s) are residents of the State of Utah:

3.1.5.1. A student seeking enrollment in the District while living with an adult (not their parent or legal guardian) whose parents, either of which are residents of the State of Utah must obtain a Washington County School District Certificate of Responsible Adult prior to enrollment. The proposed designated responsible adult must be a resident of the District.

3.1.5.2. The student must attend the school in the attendance area of the designated responsible adult.

To obtain more information contact:

Jan Prince 435-673-3553 x 5164

Helpful Information

  • Online Application for Guardianship with Utah Courts
  • Guardianship of a Minor Instructions
  • Responsible Adult Paperwork
  • Designation of Responsible Adult - Frequently Asked Questions
  • Determination of Residency Status
  • Proof of Residency Procedures
  • For help completing Guardianship Paperwork, Call State Law Library 1-801-432-0898