Registration

*****Hours of Operation *******
Monday to Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm APPOINTMENTS PREFERRED. (Please note that the office is closed from 12pm-1pm for lunch)  Please call 609-476-6147 for an appointment

Only parents/legal guardians can register a child. Please consider leaving any other children or relatives at home to accelerate the process.

A Physical Exam within the past 365 days must be received before starting Pre K or Kindergarten.  The form to be used is the Universal Child Health Record.  Students entering NJ from another state or country must also have a completed physical examination in order to begin school.

Pre-K Registration Info

Hamilton Township offers a 2 1/2 hour preschool program for all 4-year old children of the district. Preschool is located at the Hess Complex with an AM Session and a PM session. Availability for these sessions are first come, first serve.

Children in the Preschool Program must be 4 years old on or before October 1, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year.

Children should not be present with you at registration.

Transportation will not be provided for preschool children.

For more information about the Pre-K program, visit the Pre-K website.

Kindergarten Registration Info

Kindergarten Children must be 5 years old on or before October 1, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year.  There are no exceptions to this requirement.  Kindergarten is located at the Shaner School.

If your child was NOT enrolled in our Hamilton Township Preschool Program and is entering Kindergarten, you may choose to have your child screened at the time of registration, however this is not required.

Due to the nature of the screening process and paperwork involved, we strongly recommend only the parent(s)/legal guardian registering the child be present at registration.

Required Documentation for Registration

Be prepared! You will need ALL the appropriate documents to register your child.
Please call the registration office if you have any questions.
PROOF OF ID-TIPS FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS TO HAVE THE APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS FOR REGISTRATION AND CHANGE OF ADDRESS

PROOF OF RESIDENCY
PLEASE BRING IN THE APPROPRIATE PROOF OF RESIDENCY FOR YOUR FAMILY

1) (OWNER) Deed, Mortgage, or Tax Bill in parent’s/guardian’s name
2) (RENTER) Lease or Tenant Agreement in parent’s/guardian’s name
3) (LIVES W/OWNER) Deed/Tax Bill of owner with whom you reside & Resident’s Affidavit*
4) (LIVES W/RENTER) Renter’s Lease with who you reside with & Resident’s Affidavit* 

*If you need a Resident's Affidavit - download it here.

(2) FORMS OF ID WITH THE PARENT'S/LEGAL GUARDIAN'S NAME WITH CURRENT MAYS LANDING ADDRESS
*If the Photo ID INCLUDES the current Mays Landing Address only one other form of identification is required
-DRIVER'S LICENSE
-UTILITY BILL
-VOTER REGISTRATION CARD
-PAYCHECK STUB
-BANK STATEMENT
-ANY FORMAL/LEGAL DOCUMENTATION WITH NAME AND CURRENT ADDRESS


CHILD'S DOCUMENTATION
-ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE
-COURT DOCUMENTATION OF GUARDIANSHIP (if applicable)
-CUSTODY DOCUMENTATION IF DIVORCED (if applicable)
-STATE AGENCY PLACEMENT DOCUMENT OF GUARDIANSHIP (if applicable)

GRADE PLACEMENT DOCUMENTATION
-TRANSFER CARD FROM PREVIOUS SCHOOL (GRADES K-8)
-REPORT CARD FROM PREVIOUS SCHOOL (GRADES K-8)
-IMMUNIZATION RECORDS (MANDATORY FOR ALL GRADES)
-PHYSICAL FORM FILLED OUT BY DOCTOR (MANDATORY FOR PRE-K, KINDERGARTEN, OR  
    GRADES 1-8 TRANSFERRING FROM ANOTHER STATE OR COUNTRY)

New/Transfer Student registration (Available Year-round)

Families registering children in Hamilton Township Schools Pre-K through 8 must register at the Shaner School Registration/Transportation Office. Click here for a printer friendly version!

Please note, it typically takes 3 school days from registration (with consideration of holidays, in-services, and breaks) for a student to begin classes.

If your child has been previously enrolled in Kindergarten or beyond at any other school they do not need to be present for registration. However, you will need to present a Transfer Card from their previous school and a report card.

Transferring Students OUT of District

Please be advised if you are transferring your child out of district, report to the main office in which your child is attending. Transferring students out of district does not take place at the Registration Office.

Required Documentation for Change of Address

PROOF OF RESIDENCY
PLEASE BRING IN THE APPROPRIATE PROOF OF RESIDENCY FOR YOUR FAMILY

1) (OWNER) Deed, Mortgage, or Tax Bill in parent’s/guardian’s name
2) (RENTER) Lease or Tenant Agreement in parent’s/guardian’s name
3) (LIVES W/OWNER) Deed/Tax Bill of owner with whom you reside & Resident’s Affidavit*
4) (LIVES W/RENTER) Renter’s Lease with who you reside with & Resident’s Affidavit* 

*If you need a Resident's Affidavit - download it here.

(2) FORMS OF ID WITH THE PARENT'S/LEGAL GUARDIAN'S NAME WITH CURRENT MAYS LANDING ADDRESS
*If the Photo ID INCLUDES the current Mays Landing Address only one other form of identification is required
-DRIVER'S LICENSE
-UTILITY BILL
-VOTER REGISTRATION CARD
-PAYCHECK STUB
-BANK STATEMENT
-ANY FORMAL/LEGAL DOCUMENTATION WITH NAME AND CURRENT ADDRESS

Change of Address Form

Registration Office

609-476-6147

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm APPOINTMENTS PREFERRED.

(Please note that the office is closed from 12pm-1pm for lunch)

 

*Unless otherwise noted

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