• CALDWELL-WEST CALDWELL PUBLIC SCHOOLS

     REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS 2018-2019

    KINDERGARTEN

    For 2019-2020 please check back in January of 2019 for more information

     

    All registrations are by appointment only.

     

    Follow the steps below then contact our office to schedule an appointment 

    to complete your child's registration in person.

    Contact: Kerry Ryan (973)228-6979 ext. 3009 or keryan@cwcboe.org

      

    Access the Elementary School Boundaries Here.

     

    1. Complete the online portion of the registration using the Genesis Online Registration Portal.  

    Review the instructions for online registration here.

     

    2. On the day of the in-person registration please present the following required forms and information.  

    Access and download all the required forms and information in the Kindergarten Registration Packet here.

     

    A. MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

    In order to meet the registration requirements for entrance to kindergarten, all students must fulfill specific immunization and physical examination requirements mandated by law. The following medical documentation must be presented to the school nurse at the time of registration:

    1. Official Copy of the Child’s Immunizations.  The dates of your child’s immunizations must include the month, day, and year your child received the vaccines.  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/RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

    1. Proof of Age

    Please provide your child's original birth certificate (with seal) or unexpired passport plus one photocopy, for our records as evidence that your child is currently or will be five years of age on or before October 1, 2018.

    2. Proof  of Residency - You must be a resident of Caldwell or West Caldwell to register in the Caldwell-West Caldwell School District.

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

    • Completed Domicile Statement
    • Completed / 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 Bill
      • Water Bill
      • 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: Deed to the home, 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
      • Mortgage Statement 
      • Utility Bill
      • Water Bill
      • Cable Bill
      • Telephone/mobile phone bill
      • Insurance Bill
      • Bank Statement
      • Recent Pay Stub
      • Valid NJ Driver’s License

     

    C. HOME LANGUAGE SURVEY 

     

    *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.

     

    Kindergarten Program Regular Hours: 

    AM Kindergarten: 8:45AM-11:30AM  / PM Kindergarten: 12:15PM-3:00PM

     

    Kindergarten Enrichment Program:

    Access information on the Kindergarten Enrichment Program here.

     

    YMCA Elementary School Before and After Care Program:

    For information Click Here

     

    District Policies and Guidelines