Kindergarten Registration Requirements

  • KINDERGARTEN

    REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

    Registration requirements may differ by grade level.  Please review requirements for registration as they pertain to your Kindergarten-aged child(ren). 

    Kindergarten registration will take place at all Elementary Schools during the month of February. Contact your child’s local school for more information and an appointment.

    During the summer, please contact your child’s school for information regarding registration.

    If you are unsure of which school your child will be attending, please contact the Transportation Department at 732-360-4503.

    The following items are required when you appear to register your child:

     1.  PROOF OF AGE – bring a certified birth certificate from the Bureau of Vital Statistics with a  raised seal.  Baptismal certificates, hospital notices and photocopies are not acceptable.

    Your child must be 5 YEARS OLD on or before October 1 of the current year and live in the Old Bridge Township School District attendance area to register for Kindergarten.

     2.  PROOF OF RESIDENCY – bring any two of the following items. 

    -          Mortgage/Deed or copy of Lease Contract (if renting)

    -          A recent utility bill (two recent utility bills if renting)

    OR

    -          Property Tax Bill (if you own your home)

     3.  PHYSICAL EXAMINATION – State statue 18A:40-4 requires all Kindergarten students to have a physical examination by a physician.  Download the Universal Child Health record and bring it to your physician.  Your physician will complete this form upon the conclusion of your child’s physical.   This physical examination and completed report must be submitted to the school within 30 days of initial entrance.  If you already have a copy of your child’s most recent physical, please bring it with you to registration. 

     4.  HEALTH HISTORY FORM – Download and complete this form.

     5.  IMMUNIZATION RECORD – bring a copy of your child’s immunization records consisting of  dates of Primary Series and booster doses. N.J.S.S.C. Chapter 14 requires that immunizations must be complete and up-to-date otherwise, the student may be excluded from school.  Download a copy of the Immunization Requirements.  **Please bring completed and signed immunization form with you to your in-person registration at your child’s school.**

     6.  SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND/OR COURT ORDERS (If Applicable) – This requirement only  applies in situations regarding parental rights, limitations due to divorce or separation.

          7.  AFFIDAVIT OF RESIDENCY FORMS:

    • Parent/Guardian Affidavit of Residency (new form) - Download and complete this form.
    • Host Family Affidavit of Residency (replaces Affidavit of Residency) -  Download and complete this form if:
      • This form is to be used where a family is residing with extended family / friends in Old Bridge.  In a case where the students and their parents move in with family members in Old Bridge, and those family members are renting the home in which they live, you would need both the Host Family Affidavit of Residency from the family; and the Landlord Affidavit from the landlord.
    • Landlord Affidavit of Residency (new form) - Download and complete this form if:
        • The Landlord Affidavit is to be completed by the landlord or non-family individual who owns/manages the address that the family is using for admission to Old Bridge Public Schools in the following instances:
          • the child and his parent/legal guardian are residing in a dwelling managed by a landlord in Old Bridge when there is no written lease, or
          • the child and his parent/legal guardian have submitted a Host Family Affidavit of Residency and it is determined the Host Family rents / leases the Old Bridge home in which they live.

     8.  STUDENT REGISTRATION FORM  - Download and complete this form.

     9.  SIBLING FORM – Download and complete this form.

    10. PRE-SCHOOL EXPERIENCE FORM Download and complete this form.

    11. HOME LANGUAGE SURVEY Download and complete this form even if English is the primary language spoken at home.

    12. ACCEPTABLE USE OF TECHNOLOGY AGREEMENT Download an informational copy for review only.  If you do not want your child to be included, you will be asked to complete electronically when you have been given access to the Student Information System.

    13. PARENT CONSENT FORM  for Publication of Student Photo/Information on the Internet - Download an informational copy for review only.  If you do not want your child to be included, you will be asked to complete electronically when you have been given access to the Student Information System.

     

     

     

    DOWNLOAD ALL KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FORMS

    Universal Child Health Record

    Immunization Requirements

    Health History Form

    Student Registration Form

     Parent Consent Form

    Sibling Form

    Home Language Survey

    Pre-School Experience Form

    Parent or Guardian Affidavit of Residency

    Host Family Affidavit of Residency

    Landlord Affidavit of Residency

     Acceptable Use of Technology Agreement