Grades 1 through 5 Registration Requirements

  • Grades 1 through 5

    REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

    Registration requirements may differ by grade level.  Please review requirements for registration as they pertain to your Grades 1 through 5-aged child(ren). 

    Grades 1 through 5 registration will take place at all Elementary Schools by appointment.  If you are unsure of which school your child will be attending, please contact the Transportation Department at 732-360-4503.

    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.

    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.

     A child who will reach the age of six years on or before October 1 is eligible to enter first grade.

    A child who will reach the age of six years on or after October 1, but on or before December 31, may be admitted to first grade for the upcoming school year if he or she:

      • has completed a kindergarten program equivalent to the Old Bridge kindergarten program (equivalency shall be determined by Administration upon review of the program); and/or
      • is recommended for advancement by his/her kindergarten teacher, based upon academic, social and emotional readiness; and/or
      • sucessfully undergoes a first grade skills readiness assessment, via district adminstration of the easyCMB® assessment instrument by June 30 of the year in which admission is requested (except for the 2017-2018 school year, for which the deadline shall be July 31, 2017).

    A child who will reach the age of six years on or after October 1, but on or before December 31, who transfers into the Old Bridge School District during the school year, will be placed in kindergarten on a trail basis, and may be promoted to first grade based upon the criteria set forth above and the judgment of the Old Bridge kindergarten teacher, Principal and Superintendent of the child's academic, social and emotional readiness for first grade.

     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 new 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. TRANSFER CARD – This form is provided by your child’s last school.  NJ STATE ID MUST BE INCLUDED FOR TRANSFERS FROM NJ SCHOOLS Download and complete Request for Student Records form to request prior student records from your child’s last school.

     7.  LAST REPORT CARD

     8.  TEST SCORES (Standardized test score history, for example:  NJ Ask, Terranova, GEPA, HSPA,  etc.—for previous and current year)

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

         10. 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.

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

    12. SIBLING FORM – Download and complete this form.

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

    14. ACCEPTABLE USE OF TECHNOLOGY AGREEMENT  Download Grades PK-3 or Download  Grades 4-12 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..

    15. 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 GRADES 1 THROUGH 5 REGISTRATION FORMS

    Universal Child Health Form

    Health History Form

    Immunization Requirements

    Student Registration Form

    Parent Consent Form

    Sibling Form

    Home Language Survey

    Parent or Guardian Affidavit of Residency

    Host Family Affidavit of Residency

    Landlord Affidavit of Residency

    Acceptable Use of Technology Agreement

    Media Release Form

    Request for Student Records