Kindergarten Registration for 2019-2020 school year

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EAST HANOVER — Kindergarten registration for children who will be five years old on or before October 1, will take place online during the week of February 11.

Click here for website to register. Then lick on “For Parents” section and use the link for “2019-2020 New Student.”

A registration link will not appear until Monday, February 11. Registrants will be required to choose a time for the child to visit the school for a Kindergarten Screening.

Parents/guardians must bring the following records at the time of screening:

• Original birth certificate.

• Three proofs of residency, such as a driver’s license, bank statement, credit card statement, utility bill, tax bill, rental lease, residential closing document or builder’s contract.

• A complete immunization record.

Parents are requested to register children even though all of the above medical and residency requirements may not have been fulfilled by the date of registration. However, unless all medical requirements are completed and medical forms submitted to the school no later than the day prior to the opening of school, your child’s attendance may be deferred as necessary in compliance with rules regarding immunization of students N.J.A.C. 8:57-4.1.

Preschool Registration

Preschool application for children ages three and four in East Hanover is as follows.

Applications for the East Hanover Township School District’s three-year-old preschool class and four-year-old preschool class for the 2019-2020 school year are now open.

All children must turn three or four by October 1, and be toilet trained. Alternately, students who do not meet this cutoff may be eligible to attend on their third birthday should there be room in the preschool classes.

Contact the Special Services Office at (973) 887-2112, ext. 127 to inquire about this option and space during the school year.

Both programs are 2½ hours per day and are held five days a week. The three-year-old program is held in the morning and the four-year-old program is held in the afternoon. Transportation is not provided.

The annual tuition rate, application, and information are available on East Hanover Township Schools’ website by clicking here. Click on Departments and then Preschool Program. There readers will see the link for Preschool Application for 2019-2020 school year.

Enrollment for both sections is limited and may need to be determined by a lottery drawing. Students currently enrolled in the preschool program will be guaranteed a spot once their application is submitted. Applications, with deposit, are due by Friday, April 12. The lottery drawing, if needed, will occur on Friday, May 3 for any additional openings in the preschool classes.


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