Registration for the 2022-2023 School Year

Children who will be five (5) years of age by October 1, 2022 are eligible to start Kindergarten in September.

Registration for the 2022-2023 school will be initially done electronically.

  • Submit your documents (birth proof, residency proof and step 6 forms) electronically to

  • A date will be scheduled later to bring in the originals of the submitted documents

Integrated Preschools Pre-Registration

  • The lottery for both Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 has been completed for the 2022-2023 school year. If you are interested in being placed on the waiting list, complete the application for the Pre-K program for the 2022-2023 school year Click Here for Application

  • Tuition: Pre-K3 program is $2881.50 / Pre-K4 program is $3544.50

  • Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

Steps to follow to register your child in the River Edge School District

While we must see all original documents, you are welcome to bring copies along with the originals.

Step 1

Click here, Read the Frequently Asked Questions

Step 2

Click here, to input important registration information.

Pay Close attention to the instructions on the top of each page.

  • Guardian 1 will be considered the Primary contact for your child.
  • At least 3 Emergency Contacts (other than the parents/guardians) are also requested at his time.
  • List your cellphone as your primary phone number

Step 3

Print out confirmation page with barcode. KEEP THIS PAGE and bring with you the day you register.

Step 4

Collect Proof of Residency Documents - All documents must be original.

One from the list below:

Three from the list below

  • Driver's License
  • Utility Bill, Gas, electric OR water bill dated within the past 3 months (only one)
  • Proof of Home/Apartment insurance
  • Bank statement dated within the past 3 months
  • Automobile Insurance or Registration Card
  • Current Pay Stub

Step 5

Proof of child's date of birth (Birth Certificate)

Step 6

Download, print and complete each form below. Please submit all the forms.

Children must be five (5) years old by October 1st to be eligible to start Kindergarten in September.

This process also applies to children who are registering for all grades.

For the current school year, once you have completed Steps 1 through 6, please call 201-261-3405 ext. 1301 or email to schedule an appointment to bring in your completed original documents (including birth certificate and residency documents) to finalize the student's registration.

Please call 201-261-3405 ext. 1301 if you have any questions.

Additional Notes

  • Your child must be age appropriate upon starting their program of study. For example, your child must be 5 years old by October 1 in the same year they will join us for Kindergarten.
  • Only a parent or legal guardian may enroll your child. Guardianship paperwork must be submitted at time of registration.
  • Your child does not need to be present to register.
  • Medical forms must be submitted to the school before child begins school
  • If separated or divorced, proof of residential custody/joint legal custody must be submitted.

Frequently Asked Questions

My child just misses the October 1st cut off for Kindergarten, can I register my child anyway

Our Board of Education policy mandates that we adhere to the October 1st deadline. There are no exceptions

When does registration for Kindergarten begin?

Our registration for Kindergarten begins in January. Check the website for important dates and steps needed to take to register your child.

What if I cannot bring ALL of the documents required for registration?

If you are unable to supply all of the required documents on the day of kindergarten registration, you are asked to submit them ASAP. Your child will not be able to attend school in our district without complete documentation.

What are the hours of the school day?

The school day is from 8:25-3:00 PM. Please consult your child’s school website for our district calendar, as there are some exceptions, such as early dismissal days. Early dismissal time is 12:45 PM.

Do you know when the first day of school will be?

Our district calendar is posted on our website, Visit this site frequently for important, updated information.

Can I request a specific teacher for my child?

There are many factors that go into creating a well- balanced classroom. We are unable to grant special requests and parents are discouraged from making such requests.

Do I have to use the physical form on your website?

A generic form from your Doctor’s office or our form may be submitted.

My child’s physical is scheduled soon after I register, should I wait to submit the required information?

Upon registering your child, you are asked to submit your child’s latest physical and immunization record. The updated records can be turned in after your child’s doctor visit. Please provide the nurse with your scheduled date for your upcoming appointment.

Are there any screenings done before school starts?

All students will be assessed in the first few weeks of school. However, if you have specific concerns, have previous evaluations that were done for your child, or have anything more immediate you need to share, please contact your child’s principal to further discuss.

My child has special needs, can you accommodate him/her?

We have a fully staffed Child Study Team who can assist you. The Child Study Team can be reached directly at 201-261-1993.

How is it determined which school my child will attend kindergarten?

River Edge is a neighborhood district, in most situations, your child will attend the school that is closest to where you live.

If you are unsure what side of town your residence is, you may ask the secretary when you register. In cases of late or mid-year registrations and in the event that the neighborhood grade levels are full, you will be directed to the other school.

When can my child see his/her new school building?

Kindergarten Orientation is held in the Spring and is an excellent opportunity for you to bring your child to his/her new school, meet a kindergarten teacher, and see what a typical classroom looks like. This will also give parents an opportunity to meet with other staff members and ask additional questions. The orientation dates will be posted on our website.All children must be registered in order to attend.

What is a Parent Information Session?

This informational event is for parents to learn more about the details of your child’s day, pick up and drop off procedures, get a tour of our buildings, etc. They are typically held in the morning hours of the summer. If you are unable to attend for any reason, a copy of the presentation can be found on our website under your child’s school’s Quicklinks.

Will my child have an opportunity to meet with his/her teacher prior to the first day of school?

All kindergarten students will be invited to a “Meet and Greet” prior to the first day of school. At this time, they will join their classmates in meeting their new teacher and will view their classroom.

Can I request a specific teacher for my child?

There are many factors that go into creating a well- balanced classroom. We are unable to grant special requests and parents are discouraged from making such requests.

Do you provide before and after care for my child?

The River Edge Extended Day Care Program is an independent organization unrelated to River Edge Schools. They offer care for your child before and after school. Contact them directly at for details.

How can I volunteer in my child’s school?

Our Parent Teacher Organizations (PTO) are active in both schools. There are many ways you can volunteer, depending on your level of commitment.