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New Student Registration


Registration for the 2017-2018 (current) school year click here

(Returning Preschool Students: PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER ONLINE)

Children who are 3 or 4 years old are eligible to register for preschool for the 2018-2019 school year. Children must be fully toilet trained to start in the program. Preschool is offered five days a week during a morning or afternoon session.  A monthly tuition of $300 will be charged to provide consumable supplies for the class.  We are encouraging all parents and guardians to enroll their child online as early as possible for district staffing and planning purposes.

1)   Proof of Residency (Please note that this requirement must be met for all new students registering regardless of whether a sibling is already registered)

  • a. Original deed or Settlement Statement from your closing and a current utility bill
  • b. Legal lease/rental agreement with both names of parents and children on it and a current utility bill.

2) Child’s original birth certificate issued by the town or state of birth (not a hospital certificate).
3) Doctor’s certificate of immunization against the following:


March is The Walnut Ridge Schools Open Registration Month

Feel free to stop in and register your child on March 20th, March 21st: 9am -12pm,

1pm – 3pm, and 4pm – 7pm or Friday, March 22nd: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 3pm.

Touring Tuesdays. Schedule a tour of our building any Tuesday in March by emailing

Jane DiCarlo  jdicarlo@vtsd.com


Please contact us with questions (973)764-2801

  • DPT – 4 doses
  •  Polio – 3 doses
  •  Measles (Rubeola) – 1 dose of a measles containing vaccine, received after the first birthday.
  •  Mumps – 1 dose of a mumps containing vaccine, received after the first birthday.
  •  German Measles (Rubella) – 1 dose of a measles containing vaccine, received after the first birthday.
  •  Varicella (Chicken Pox Vaccine) — 1 dose on or after the 1st birthday or documentation that child had the disease
  • Hib – 2 doses; at least one dose on or after first the birthday
  •  Pneumococcal – 2 doses; at least one dose on or after first birthday

4)   Physical check-up from private medical doctor (prior to first day of school).

Students currently enrolled in our preschool program must also submit a check for $50 to hold a spot in preschool for the following year.

NOTE: Students currently attending Walnut Ridge’s four-year-old preschool and are going to kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year, please do not register online; however, you must attend one of our registration days in March 2018.

IMPORTANT:  Your child’s registration is not complete until all required documents have been provided.

If you have any questions regarding residency, please contact Kelly Ressler at 973-764-2900 ext: 8025, kressler@vtsd.com.  If you have any other questions regarding preschool registration please do not hesitate to call Walnut Ridge School at (973) 764-2801.

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