In-Zone permits for the 2024-2025 school year will begin July 8th.  

    CWA does not make copies.  A separate set of address verification documents and parent/guardian ID will be needed for each student that requires a permit.

    CWA summer office hours: Mon-Fri from 7:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:00-3:00 p.m.

    The office is located at 2423 Sixth Street, Lake Charles, 70601.

    (337) 217-4230

  • District policy requires you to verify your address to register your child (grades K-12) in the appropriate Ward 3      (Lake Charles) attendance zone.  To do this, copies of the following documents are required FOR EACH CHILD NEEDING A PERMIT:


    ~ If the parent/guardian is the account holder for the electricity of the physical address, copies of the following:

    • Copy of parent/guardian’s photo ID for each student
    • Copy of current electricity statement showing the name and service address for each student
    • Copy of another current utility statement showing the name and service address for each student (Examples: gas, water, phone, cable or a lease containing the guardian as the lessee and the signature of the leasor)
    • Copy of child's birth certificate
    • Copy of any legal documents signed by a judge, if applicable (custody, foster care, legal guardianship, etc.)

    ~ If the electricity is not in parent/guardian's name or if they are not the homeowner, the following must be provided along with the above copies:

    • Original notarized statement stating that the utilities are in someone else's name   (See template under “Info for Parents”)
    • Copy of electricity account holder/home owner’s photo ID


    If you are unable to provide the documentation outlined, you should contact CWA at (337) 217-4230 before reporting for a permit to register. Best wishes for a successful school year for your child.