BERNARDS TWP., NJ - It's time for next September's newest crop of kindergarten students to sign up to begin their school career at one of the township's four elementary schools.

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year is scheduled to be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, at either the Cedar Hill, Liberty Corner, Mount Prospect and the Oak Street elementary school.

Parents should go to the school that their child will be attending during the sign up period. Parents do not need to bring their child to the registration. 

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Those not sure of the elementary school their child will attend next fall should refer to the Districting Guide with a specific breakdown for the school to which children on each township street are assigned.

New kindergarten students must turn 5 before next Oct. 1

Child must turn 5 years old on or before October 1, 2018, to be eligible to attend kindergarten.

Parents are asked to complete the following forms and bring them along for registration on March 6:

Registration Forms and Instructions
Ages and Stages Questionnaire  

Registrations will not be processed unless all of of each child's paperwork is complete.

Appointments not necessary for registration

Parents who will be registering their kindergartner at his/her elementary school on March 6, do not need to call the District Registrar for an appointment. Parents should go directly to the school during the designated time periods.

For children not scheduled for his/her annual physical examination until after March 6, 2018, parents should ask the child's physician to fill out the medical form for the prospective kindergartner's last exam.

Parents then will be responsible for submitting an updated medical form before the beginning of the new school year. A completed physical examination form must be provided at the time of registration.