New Student Registration

New Student Registration

Registration for the 19-20 school year is now OPEN – click here now for more information



March is The Walnut Ridge School’s Open Registration Month

Feel free to stop in and register your child anytime in March Monday-Friday 8am -3pm.

Please note on Thursday, March 21st we will have extended hours from 4pm-7pm.

If you would like to make an appointment for a tour of our building during our March “Touring Tuesdays”, please email Jane DiCarlo

Please contact us with questions (973)764-2801

(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:

  • 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 2019-2020 school year, please do not register online; however, you must attend one of our registration days in March 2019.

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,  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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