The following info is for 18-19 Kindergarten:

Children who will be five years old on or before October 1, 2018, are eligible to register for Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year. Students that will be 3 or 4 are eligible to register for Preschool.

STEP ONE: Register your child for school by completing the online registration.  After you have completed the online pre-registration, please bring all necessary documentation, as listed below, to kindergarten registration. Students currently attending the Walnut Ridge preschool program are also required to register for Kindergarten on one of the below dates but should NOT do the online registration. If you do not have access to a computer/internet, you may access one at our Board of Education office.

 Registration dates

Monday          March 26, 2018      9:30am – 11:30am
Tuesday          March 27, 2018      4:30pm – 8:00pm
Wednesday    March 28,2018       4:30pm – 8:00pm
Thursday        March 29, 2018      9:30am – 11:30am

STEP TWO: Required paperwork

  • PROOF OF RESIDENCY: (Note: this is required even if a sibling is already registered)
    • choose one of the below options for proof of residency
  1. If you are living with an individual or family residing in Vernon Township, they must provide a copy of their deed AND a current utility bill
  2.  Original deed or Settlement Statement from your closing AND a current utility bill
  3. Legal lease/rental agreement with names of parents and children on it AND a current utility bill  (if you do not have a lease you can use a “Sworn Statement of Landlord” signed by your landlord and notarized – contact kressler@vtsd.com for more info)
  4. Sworn Statement/Affidavit of Applicant AND Parent Affidavit of Legal Residence
  • ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE issued by the town or state of birth (not a hospital certificate)
  • DOCTOR’S CERTIFICATE of IMMUNIZATION against the following:
  1. DPT – 4 doses – Fourth dose must be on or after fourth birthday; if not, a fifth dose will be needed.
  2. Polio – 3 doses – Third dose must be on or after fourth birthday; if not, a fourth dose will be needed.
  3. Measles (Rubeola) – 2 doses of a measles containing vaccine; the first dose must be after the first birthday.
  4. Mumps – 1 dose
  5. German Measles (Rubella) – 1 dose
  6. Hepatitis B – 3 doses
  7. Varicella (Chicken Pox Vaccine) — 1 dose after 1st birthday or documentation that child had the disease.
  • PHYSICAL CHECK-UP from a private medical doctor (prior to the first day of school)


IMPORTANT:  If you do not register your child on the dates above you will need to: (1) go to the Board of Education building which is now located at the Walnut Ridge School to establish residency, (2) then go to Cedar Mountain Primary School with original birth certificate and all medical information.

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 kindergarten registration please do not hesitate to call Cedar Mountain Primary School at (973) 764-2890.