Grades K-12 New Student Registration 2019-2020 ONLY

  • Kindergarten registration information for the 2020-2021 school year will be availabe in January 2020.

    All registrations are by appoinment only.

    1. Locate your resident school in the Elementary School Boundaries
    2. Register online in the Genesis Registration Portal (Language can be changed in the upper right of the page if needed.)
    3. Review the registration requirements outlined below including proof of age, proof of residency and medical and immunization requirements. 
    4. When you have gathered all of the required registration materials, contact Kerry Ryan to set up an appointment to complete the registration in person: keryan@cwcboe.org / 973-228-6979 ext 3009.
    5. All required forms can be found in the 2019-2020 Registration Packet below.

    REGISTRATION 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.

    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:

    1. Completed Domicile Statement
    2. Completed and Notarized Landlord Statement
    3. Copy of current Lease Agreement
    4. 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:

    1. Completed Domicile Statement
    2. Original and one copy for our records of one of the following items: Deed, property tax bill, mortgage statement
    3. 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

    Medical: The 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.  The following medical documentation must be presented at the time of registration:

    1. Official complete copy of the child’s immunizations. This information must be provided by the doctor. This information can be entered directly on the district Physical Examination and Immunization forms OR a copy of the child’s official immunization record from the doctor’s office will also be accepted. The doctor’s name, address and official signature must appear on the immunization record.
    2. Copy of the child's most recent physical examination
    3. District Health and Medical History Form - to be completed by parent/guardian

    A full list of immunization requirements can be found here.  If you are enrolling directly from another country, please contact Maryann Rivera, District Nursing Coordinator to review possible addtional vaccine requirements.

    Additional Requirements:

    1. Completed district Records Release Form (entering grades 1-12).  These forms can be found below.
    2. Official Transfer card from previous district.

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

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

    - District Policies and Guidelines

Registration Packets and Release Forms