Kindergarten Registration


**Kindergarten Registration for the 2024- 2025 School Year is Now Open*** 

Baker is capped for Kindergarten in 2024-25. 

Please contact Cathy Kain before registering.  Baker Overflow will attend Mary Roberts Elementary.



Kindergarten Registration Process

 

Moorestown Township Public Schools offer two options for Kindergarten. A half day morning session only and a tuition based extended day option.  

If you are a Moorestown resident and think your family would qualify for free or reduced lunch, you may be eligible for a tuition discount. To determine eligibility, please fill out the Free and Reduced Lunch Application (lunch application in Spanish).

STEP 1
 

Preregister your child online using our Genesis Open Registration.  If you do not have access to a computer, contact our district's Registrar, Cathy Kain at [email protected] or 856-778-6610 ext. 12019.


STEP 2

Print and complete the registration forms found at the bottom of this page.  Either drop off or mail the following Required Information and the Forms along with your September payment, if opting for the extended day Kindergarten.  Please note, all forms, required information and, if applicable, September payment should be submitted to Cathy Kain in one packet.  

Drop off to: Moorestown High School
Front Door, ring doorbell - place registration paperwork in Kindergarten box
Between 7am and 3:45pm
   
Mail to: Moorestown High School
c/o District Registrar, Cathy Kain
350 Bridgeboro Road
Moorestown, NJ 08057


Note, if your registered child will be new to the school district in the 2024-25 school year, you will not be able to make on online payment through the Parent Parent Portal until mid August.  Please mail a check to the address listed above.

 

Required Information to Register Your Student
Please submit copies only.

  1. Copy of Birth Certificate or Passport.
  2. Copy of Doctor Certified Immunization Record.
  3. Copies of 5 Proofs of Residency - with a current date 
    • If you are currently a resident, bring five documents, such as: utility bills, licenses, permits, insurance, car registration, voter registration, tax bill, receipts, cancelled checks, medical reports, employment documents, delivery receipts, business record, survey, fire inspection, title, settlement paper, homeowners, etc. Per board policy, do not send envelopes as proof of residency; must be first page of documentation inside the envelope.
    • If you are in the process of buying a home in Moorestown, provide your agreement of sale and complete the Certificate of Residence.
    • If you are leasing, bring a copy of the entire signed lease at the time of registration and four other proofs (within 30 days).
    • If child and parent are moving in with a Moorestown resident, provide three forms of proof of residency from the Moorestown resident and two forms of proof of residency from the child's parent/guardian as well as a signed Affidavit of Residency-Child and Parent Living with Resident.
    • If you will be supporting a child other than your own, provide five forms of proof of residency as well as either Legal Guardian documentation or Affidavit for Non-Resident Pupils.
  4. If your child has an IEP (Individual Education Plan from the Child Study Team), copy of the most current documentation.
  5. If Applicable - Copy of Custody/Guardianship Documentation if there is a Legal Restraining Order, Custody Order, Name Change or any other legal documentation.
  6. Copy of New Jersey transfer card, if transferring from a New Jersey public school, with SID# (10 digits).
  7. All Forms listed below - printed and filled out

 

Forms

-forms marked with an * are required by all students

  1. Health History Form * - Fillable or Printable
  2. Registration Requirement Form * - Fillable or Printable
  3. Physical Exam Form *- physical examinations are required for all Kindergarten and new students.  Our school physician is also available for physical examinations for students who do not have a medical home.
  4. Dental Exam Form * - required for all students entering Preschool through 3rd grade. 
  5. Kindergarten Parent Letter and Preference Form* - - Kindergarten preference form is second page of letter 
  6. Parent Questionnaire for Kids Entering Kindergarten *
  7. Home Language Survey *  - required if you didn't fill it out during the online preregistration
  8. Affidavit for Non-Resident Pupils
  9. Affidavit of Residency - Child and Parent Living with Resident
  10. Certificate of Residency
  11. Special Education Forms - for students who are classified with an Individual Education Program, IEP

 


 

EXTENDED DAY CARE
The District offers a tuition-based Extended Day Care Program for students in Kindergarten through 6th grade, at our four elementary schools. The program offers both morning sessions and afternoon sessions and has flexible daily, weekly and drop-in (with prior registration) options. The morning sessions begin at 7:00 am and run through the start of the school day. The afternoon sessions start at the end of the school day until 6:00 pm.  For more information, please refer to the Extended Day Care Program webpage. 



KINDERGARTEN SCREENING  - HOLD THE DATE

Incoming  Kindergarten students will participate in a 20 minutes Kindergarten Screening process.  The dates of the screening are listed below. An email will be sent on April 22, 2024 with a Sign Up Genius link to select a date and time for the screening. Testing times will be between 8:20am and 3:20pm.  

Note:  South Valley ELL Kindergarten students, please register for the screening at Roberts.

 School  Date
 Baker  May 22 and May 23
 Roberts  June 5 and June 6
 South Valley  June 5 and June 6




Welcome Families for New Students

The Moorestown Home & School Association has a Welcome Families team made up of parent volunteers that supports new families transition to our community by personally welcoming you and your child. The team connects new students with other students in the same grade through planned activities or events prior to the beginning of school.

For more information and to submit a form if you are interested in having the Home & School Welcoming Team contact you, please click on the following link corresponding to your child's school.


Note: Please contact our Registrar, Cathy Kain, to register your student in the school district prior to filling out the New Student Welcome Form.