Requirements

  • Age Requirements

    • Kindergarten - A child is eligible for admission to kindergarten if they are 5 years old before September 1st of the kindergarten year.
    • First Grade -  A child is eligible for admission to first grade if they are 6 years old by September 1st of the first grade year.

    Documents Required for Registration

    • Immunization records
    • Proof of birth (birth certificate, passport, hospital record, etc.)
    • Two proofs of residency (see below)

    If the property or lease are not in either parent/guardian's name, a notarized Multiple Occupancy Affidavit must be completed and signed by the parent/guardian and the legal homeowner/renter, in addition to providing the 2 proofs of residency listed below. Affidavits are only valid for the current school year & become available after August 1st each year.

     

    Property owners must submit 1 document from each category:

    Category #1

    • Current year's school or property tax bill with the child's parent/guardian listed as a property owner
    • Mortgage statement (dated within 60 days)
    • Settlement closing papers (for homes purchased within the past 60 days)

    Category #2

    • Current utility bill in parent/guardian's name dated within 60 days (electric, water/sewer, trash, cable TV, gas, oil)
    • Moving/Occupancy permit from the Borough or Township issued within past 60 days

    Renters must submit 1 document from each category:

    Category #1

    • Lease agreement from landlord with child's parent/guardian listed as tenant

    Category #2

    • Current utility bill in parent/guardian's name dated within 60 days (electric, water/sewer, trash, cable TV, gas, oil)
    • Renter's insurance statement in parent/guardian's name dated within 60 days
    • Moving/Occupancy permit from the Borough or Township issued within past 60 days 

    Required Immunizations 

    For attendance in all grades, children need the following:

    • 4 doses of tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (one dose on or after the fourth birthday) ~ Usually given as DTP or DTaP or if medically advisable DT or Td
    • 4 doses of polio (fourth dose on or after fourth birthday and at least six months after previous dose given) ~ A fourth dose is not necessary if the third dose was administered at the age four years or older and at least six months after the previous dose. 
    • 2 doses of measles, mumps, rubella ~ Usually given as MMR 
    • 3 doses of hepatitis B
    • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity