Kindergarten Orientation


 Kindergarten Registration
September 2021

Children who will be five years old on or before October 1, 2021, are eligible to register for the 2021-2022 school year. Registration will take place at Hardyston Middle School the week of March 1-5 from 10 am – 2 pm and on Wednesday evening from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Appointments for mandatory Kindergarten screening will be scheduled at this time.

*If you cannot make any of the times listed above, or if you have any questions about registration, please contact Mrs. Van Ginneken at 973-823-7000 ext. 1020 or at [email protected]

Please bring ALL required paperwork, as listed below, when you register.

Required Paperwork

  • PROOF OF RESIDENCY (please note: this is required even if a sibling is already registered in the district)

      TWO forms of residency are required. Acceptable forms of residency include:

  1. Property tax bill
  2. Deed, lease agreement, or mortgage statement 
  3. Current  utility  bill

*If you are living with a Hardyston Township resident, the owner must complete an “Application by a Resident” form and provide a copy of their deed AND a current utility bill. This application needs to be notarized. Please contact our registrar, Peggy Van Ginneken, if this applies to you.

  • ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE with the raised seal
  • DOCTOR’S CERTIFICATE of IMMUNIZATION against the following:
  1. DPT – 4 doses – Fourth dose must be on or after fourth birthday; if not, a fifth dose will be needed.
  2. Polio – 3 doses – Third dose must be on or after fourth birthday; if not, a fourth dose will be needed.
  3. Measles (Rubeola) – 2 doses of a measles containing vaccine; the first dose must be after the first birthday.
  4. Mumps – 1 dose
  5. German Measles (Rubella) – 1 dose
  6. Hepatitis B – 3 doses
  7. Varicella (Chicken Pox Vaccine) — 1 dose after 1st birthday or documentation that child had the disease.
  • PROOF OF PHYSICAL – dated after September 7, 2020