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Plainfield School District Kindergarten Registration Changes for Sept 2017-2018 School Year


To verify your address, if the bills are not in your name, you must bring a notarized affidavit and the person signing the affidavit must be present. You may bring mail in your name at that address.  No leases or cellular bills are accepted.


PLAINFIELD, NJ – March 3, 2017 –  The Plainfield Public School District announced changes for Kindergarten Registration for the September 2017-2018 school year that will be held on March 18, 21 and 22, 2017.  The change this year, to verify your address, if the bills are not in your name, you must bring a notarized affidavit and the person signing the affidavit must be present. You may bring mail in your name at that address. No leases or cellular bills are accepted. Registration is open to all children who are 5 or who will be 5-years-old by Oct. 1, 2017. To register the children, in addition to verifying their address, parents/ guardians must bring the children’s Immunization Records, their most recent Physical Exam and Original Birth Certificate.  For additional information please visit


WHEN:           Saturday, March 18, 2017

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WHERE:         Plainfield High School

                        950 Park Avenue

TIME:             9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


 WHEN:          Tuesday and Wednesday, March 21 & 22, 2017

WHERE:         Plainfield Public Schools District Office

                        1200 Myrtle Avenue

TIME:             5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 


For additional information, please contact the Student Accounting Office at 908-731-4321 or





Para constatar si vive en Plainfield y no tiene recibos a su nombre debe traer una declaración firmada por la persona donde está viviendo y la persona firmante debe estar presente.

No se aceptarán contratos de alquiler o cuentas de teléfono celulares

Plainfield, NJ- 6 de marzo del 2017-  El Distrito Escolar de Plainfield anuncio cambios para las inscripciones de kindergarten que se llevaran a cabo el sábado, 18 de marzo de 2017, de 9AM-4PM, en Plainfield High School, 950 Park Avenue; y el martes, 21 y miércoles 22, de marzo de 2017, de 5PM-9PM en las Oficinas del Distrito, 1200 Myrtle Avenue. Nuevo este año, para matricular a un estudiante, se necesita constatar que usted vive en Plainfield.  Si no tiene recibos a su nombre debe traer una declaración firmada por la persona donde usted vivey la persona firmante debe estar presente. Se puede traer cualquier correo oficial que usted recibe en esa dirección. No se aceptarán contratos de alquiler o cuentas de teléfono celulares. Las matriculas están abiertas a los niños que tienen 5 años o que cumplirán 5 años para el 1ero de Octubre del 2017.  Para inscribir a los niños, además de comprobar su dirección, los padres deben traer el record de vacunas, su más reciente examen médico, y el certificado de nacimiento o pasaporte. Para más información llame al 908-731-4321 o

CUANDO: sábado, 18 de marzo de 2017       9:00 am-4:00 pm

DONDE:     Plainfield High School

                     950 Park Avenue


CUANDO: martes, 21 de marzo de 2017       5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

                     miércoles, 22 de marzo de 2017  5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

DONDE:     Oficina del Distrito

                     1200 Myrtle Avenue               

Para más información llamar a la Oficina del Distrito 908-731-4321o visitar la página de internet al:

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