• KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

    Please read the letter from Dr. James Heinegg, Superintendent, regarding Kindergarten registration here.

     *All registrations are by appointment only.  Please complete the online registration and contact Kerry Ryan keryan@cwcboe.org or 973-228-6979 ext. 3009 to schedule an appointment.

    To begin your child's registration:

    1. Locate your resident school in the Elementary School Boundaries

    2. Review the registration requirements outlined below and in the Kindergarten Registration Packet.

    3. Complete the first part of the registration on line in the Genesis Online Registration Portal 

    (Review the instructions for online registration here.)

    4. Print the 2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration Packet and bring all of the required forms and information to your designated registration date and time.

    *You must complete the online registration prior to your in-person registration day.*

     

    REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

    All required forms can be found in the 2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration Packet here and below.

     

    A. MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education policy requires that certain certificates signed by the health provider be furnished for school records in order for your child to attend school. This information must be submitted prior to the student entering school. Please obtain the immunization information outlined here and make sure the month, day and year of each immunization is listed.The following medical documentation must be presented at the time of registration:

    1. Official Copy of the Child’s Immunizations: This information must be provided by the doctor and should be entered directly on the Physical Examination and Immunization Forms. *A copy of the child’s official immunization record from the permanent chart at the doctor’s office also will be accepted. The doctor’s name and address and official signature must appear on the official immunization record.

    2. Copy of the Child's Most Recent Physical Examination

    3. Health and Medical History Form (to be completed by parent/guardian)

     

    B. AGE REQUIREMENTS

    Proof of Age: You must provide your child's original birth certificate (with seal) OR unexpired passport plus one photocopy for our records as evidence of your child's age.

    A child is eligible for entrance into Kindergarten who will have attained the age of five years on or before October 1 of the school year in which entrance is sought.

    A child is eligible for entrance into first grade who will have attained the age of six years on or before October 1 of the school year in which entrance is sought.

     

    C. RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

    Proof of Residency: You must be a resident of Caldwell or West Caldwell , New Jersey to register in the Caldwell-West Caldwell School District.

    If you are renting your residence, you must provide the following:

    • Completed Domicile Statement
    • Completed and Notarized Landlord Statement
    • Copy of current Lease Agreement
    • Original and one copy for our records of two of the following additional items with your name and address:
      • Utility, Water, Cable Bill
      • Telephone/mobile phone bill
      • Insurance Bill
      • Bank Statement
      • Recent Pay Stub
      • Valid NJ Driver’s License

    If you own your residence, you must provide the following:

    • Completed Domicile Statement
    • Original and one copy for our records of one of the following items: Deed, property tax bill, mortgage statement
    • Original and one copy for our records of two of the following additional items with your name and address:
      • Deed, Property Tax Bill or Mortgage Statement 
      • Utility, Water, Cable Bill
      • Telephone/mobile phone bill
      • Insurance Bill
      • Bank Statement
      • Recent Pay Stub
      • Valid NJ Driver’s License

     

    D. ADDITIONAL REQUIRED FORMS:

    • Home Language Survey
    • Media Consent Form
    • Google Apps for Education Permission Form
    • Internet User Agreement

     

    Your child’s registration is not considered complete until you have completed the online reqistration and all of the above medical, age and residency requirements are met. 

    If you have any questions or need any additional information on registration, please email Kerry Ryan keryan@cwcboe.org or call 973-228-6979 ext. 3009.

    Information on the YMCA Before and After Care Program can be found below.

    District Policies and Guidelines

    Forms and Registration Materials: