FLORHAM PARK — Kindergarten registration is now open for the 2020-2021 school year.
Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Briarwood School
151 Briarwood Road
If your child is currently in our Briarwood Preschool program you do not need to re-register your child for Kindergarten. Students will be receiving further information in regards to Kindergarten enrollment from the main office.
If your child is new to the district please review our Instructions for Online Registration then complete the Online Registration.
Instructions for Online Registration
Detailed instructions for filling out our online registration can be found below. Please read them carefully before starting the online registration process. It is important you include all family contact information, at least two emergency contacts other than a parent, and your child’s doctor, dentist, and hospital if you have one.
Instructions for Online Registration
Please use the link below to access our online registration prior to February 13. While computers will be available at Kindergarten Registration on February 13, 2020 completing the online registration prior to attending registration will expedite the process. When registering, please be sure to select to 2020-21 school year.
Please click here to access Online Registration
Note: Please ensure you have your child’s birth certificate, proof of residency and immunization records, described below in order to complete the registration process.
Requirements and Documentation
Please bring the following documentation/forms with you to Kindergarten Registration on February 13 (see note below). If attending on February 13, you do not need to call to schedule an appointment. :
Original Birth Certificate (with seal) – your child must be at least five years old on or before October 1, 2020.
Parent/Guardian Proof of Identity (verification you are the person listed on the student’s registration paperwork AND the proof of residency)
– Driver’s License
Proof of Residency (lease, deed or a notarized statement of residency).
– Utility Bills will not be accepted as proof of residency.
– If you are not the current lease/deed owner please submit a notarized letter from the current owner stating that your family is currently residing at this address
Immunization Records (signed by a physician or health department official)
- Click here to download the Immunization Form
- Click here to download the Parents Guide to Immunization
Physical Examination Form
- Click here to download the Physical Form
Note: Completed Physical and Immunization Forms – Please submit before the start of the 2020/2021 school year. If your child’s birthday is from Sept 6th to June 30th please submit completed physical form and immunization forms before the end of the current school year. If your child is born between July 1st and Sept 5th please contact the school nurse to schedule a time over the summer to drop off. Physical forms are valid for 365 days.
Kindergarten Parent Orientation
Upon registering your child for kindergarten for the 2020/2021 school year, Kindergarten Parent Orientation will be available on the following two dates:
Date: April 8, 2020
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Date: April 9, 2020
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The following days are available for Kindergarten Screenings. The screenings will be available at 15 minute intervals. You will be able to pick a day and time at Kindergarten Registration on February 13.
Students currently in Briarwood’s Full Day, AM or PM preschool: Guardians do not need to sign up for a screening date/time. BWD staff will screen the children.
May 7, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
May 13, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
May 29, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Break the Ice Event
Student Ice Pop Social Event date to be determined.
If you have any questions regarding the Kindergarten Registration process please contact Mrs. Christopher in the Briarwood Main Office at (973) 822-3884.