According to district policy, eligibility ages are as follows:
Preschool Disabled - A child is eligible for entrance into a program of special education who has attained his/her third birthday and has been found by the Child Study Team to be eligible for a program for the preschool disabled in accordance with rules of the State Board of Education. (For additional information please visit our Special Services Department.)
Pre-Kindergarten – A child is eligible for entrance into pre-kindergarten who has or will have attained the age of four years by October 1 of the year in which entrance is sought. Our pre-kindergarten program is a half-day program with a morning and afternoon session.
Kindergarten - A child is eligible for entrance into kindergarten who will have attained the age of five years on or before October 1 of the year in which entrance is sought. Our kindergarten program is a full-day program from 8:40-3:10.
Step 1:Review Initial Information HERE and Complete Applicable Sections A-D HERE.
Step 2: Verification of Residency
Existing Homeowners please provide recent tax bill from the Borough of Emerson, recent utility bill, and one item mailed to the resident's Emerson address (i.e. cable bill, phone bill, etc.)
Newly Purchased Homeowners please provide proof of home purchase, closing settlement document, transfer of deed. Subsequently, you will be required to provide a tax bill and a utility bill within 14 days of enrollment.
Tenants: CLICK HERE for the required Landlord Affidavit. All renters are required to provide their valid lease. Also, a current utility bill and one item mailed to the resident's Emerson address will be required within 14 days of registration.
Step 3: Print and Complete the following forms:
To enroll a new student review the documents listed below. Print and complete documents according to your child's grade level. If you are registering more than one child, a packet grade appropriate is necessary for each child.