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Kindergarten Registration for September of 2019 has been extended to the following week

June 24, 2019 -- June 28, 2019 (9-11 AM and 1-3pm)

August 19, 2019 -- August 30, 2019 (9-11 AM and 1-3pm) 

September 3, 2019 -- September 6, 2019 (9-11 AM and 1-3pm) 

If your child will be 5 years old by October 1, 2019, you can register him/her for kindergarten.  Follow the steps below.


Step 1: Find out your home school

For Home School Information, please contact 201-915-6111

The Jersey City Public Schools is a district comprised of 40 neighborhood Elementary and High Schools. Home School refers to the proximity of the neighborhood in distance to each of our schools. A students ‘Home School’ is based on well-established District Lines. District Lines were developed to assure student ease and safety in attending their school; as well as ensuring the proper balance of population within the school-age population of the Jersey City Public Schools.


Step 2: Bring the following information with you to register at your home school

 Eligibility Requirements:

Parents/Legal guardians must be Jersey City residents who have a child who will be five years of age by October 1.  

Registration Requirements:

  • Child’s original birth certificate, documenting years of age on or before October 1 and a copy
  • Child’s immunization records and a copy
  • Proofs (2) of residency (current telephone bill, gas & electric bill, telephone bill, etc.) and copies

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