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New Student Registration


for the 2022-2023 is OPEN


Children who will be five years old on or before October 1, 2022, are eligible to register for Kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year.


The first step in registering your child for school is to complete the online registration. Before clicking on the link below to register, please read to the bottom to see what else is required. ATTENTION: Students currently enrolled in our preschool program DO NOT need to complete this online registration process, whether they are attending another year of preschool or are moving on to Kindergarten.


Kindergarten In-person registration will be held at Cedar Mountain Primary School, 17 Sammis Road, Vernon, NJ on the following dates:

Monday, March 7, 2022 4:30 – 7:30pm
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 9:30 – 11:30am
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 4:30 – 7:30pm
Thursday, March 10, 2022 9:30 – 11:30am


Click Here to Register

NOTE: please be sure to select the correct school year when completing the online registration.


IMPORTANT: To register your child you will need the following:


All proof of residency forms need to be presented in accordance with New Jersey State Law in order to allow the registration of students into the Vernon Township School District.  The State of New Jersey specifies in code, the various forms of documentation that are acceptable as proof of residency.  At least two forms of documentation are required.  These include:

  1. Proof of Residency (submit at least one of the following):
  2. Deed
  3. Lease Agreement (current)
  4. Vernon Tax Records
  5. Current Mortgage Statement
  6. If you reside with an individual or family within Vernon Township, and the home is not in the name of the parent or guardian, you must contact Karen Dowd in the Board Office for completion of Affidavits.  Email kdowd@vtsd.com or call 973-764-8025.


  1. Proof of Residency (submit at least one of the following):
    1. Utility bill (within three months and must have current address)
    2. Drivers’ license indicating current address


SCHOOL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following documents are also required.

  1. Original Birth Certificate with seal
  2. Immunization records (See below)*
  3. Academic records  (if transferring from another district)
  4. Custodian/Guardianship Papers (if applicable)


* Immunization Records (Doctor’s certificate of immunization against the following):

DPT – 4 doses – Fourth dose must be on or after fourth birthday; if not, a fifth dose will be needed
Polio – 3 doses – Third dose must be on or after fourth birthday; if not, a fourth dose will be needed
Measles (Rubeola) – 2 doses of a measles containing vaccine; the first dose must be after the first birthday 

Mumps – 1 dose

German Measles (Rubella) – 1 dose

Hepatitis B – 3 doses
Varicella (Chicken Pox Vaccine) — 1 dose after 1st birthday or documentation that child had the disease


Note: A physical check-up from private medical doctor will also be needed prior to first day of school.



  1. Upload documents when registering online HERE ARE SCREENSHOTS to assist with the document upload process.
  2. Email documents to kdowd@vtsd.com
  3. Contact Karen Dowd at 973-764-8025 or kdowd@vtsd.com to arrange for document drop off in person at the Vernon Township Board of Education Offices.




  • THE REGISTRATION PROCESS: email bokeefe@vtsd.com or call 973-764-2890
  • PROOF OF RESIDENCY: to arrange for document drop off in person at the Vernon Township Board of Education Offices email kdowd@vtsd.com or call 973-764-8025
  • IMMUNIZATIONS AND/OR PHYSICALS: email our nurse at kforrest@vtsd.com or call 973-764-2890

Upcoming Events

Cedar Mountain Calendar

This is the official calendar of events for Cedar Mountain Primary School

September 2022

Monday September 26 – Friday September 30

Schoolstore.com Fundraiser

Friday September 30

All Day
CM School Spirit Day- Wear Vernon Gear- Donate $1.00 for Giving Tree

October 2022

Monday October 3

All Day
CM Wear a Blue Shirt for World Day of Bullying Prevention

Tuesday October 4

All Day
CM SCA Smencils Fundraiser Begins
CM Wear your pajama pants- to “put bullying to bed”
CM SCA Pretzels and Pizza Fundraiser Ends

Thursday October 6

All Day
CM “Team Vernon” wear your favorite Vernon shirt
9:45 am – 11:00 am
CM SCA Meeting
View the Full VTSD Calendar