SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Registration for the 2018-2019 school year is now closed for certain grades at three South Orange Maplewood School District (SOMSD) elementary schools, according to registration information on the SOMSD website.

Grades closed for registration for the 2018-2019 school year, as of April 30, is as follows: 

  • Clinton Elementary School - Kindergarten, 3rd grade, 4th grade and 5th grade are closed.
  • South Mountain Elementary School  - Kindergarten is closed.
  • Tuscan Elementary School - 1st grade is closed.

Clinton and Tuscan schools are located in Maplewood, and South Mountain is in South Orange.

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If the grade level at a student's zoned or requested school is closed, "families registering for school may be placed at a school other than their zoned school, in accordance with long-standing Board policy," stated the SOMSD website. Students "will be placed at the closest elementary school to their home which still has space available," according to the SOMSD website.

The SOMSD will offer "courtesy bussing if the school is one mile or more from the home," stated the website.

To share your experience registering at a SOMSD school, please contact