Kindergarten Registration


All children who will be five years old on or before October 1, 2017 who reside in Spotswood or Helmetta will be eligible.

Necessary Forms

The following forms should be printed, completed, and brought with you to registration.  They can be accessed via our Forms page.  Incomplete registrations will not be taken.

  • Student Registration form
  • Spotswood School District Student Information form
  • Health History
  • Physical Exam

More Information

The following criteria must be met on the day of registration in order to qualify for admission.

  • Original Birth Certificate (translated in English)    
  • Proof of Residence
    • If you own your home -- provide a current property tax bill, current mortgage statement or deed
    • If you rent your home -- provide a current lease.  If you do not have a lease please contact the Board Office for an Affidavit of Residency.  This Affidavit must be completed by the owner of the home and needs to be notarized.
    • In addition to the above, we request four (4) current forms of documentation, such as: PSE&G bill, cable bill, phone bill, driver's license, medical/insurance bill, bank statement, court orders, voter registration card, state agency documents (all documents must have parent/guardian's name and address).  We will evaluate whatever documentation you provide, but it is to your advantage to provide as much as possible to support your claim of residency.
  • Proof of Custody (if applicable)    
  • Health Records (a copy of immunizations and a physical exam are required before admission)    

Transportation - Transportation is provided for Helmetta students.  Spotswood students living over 2 miles will be eligible for transportation.  If you live in Spotswood and are over the 2 mile limit, please notify the staff at registration.

Any questions can be directed to Kathy Bonczek through e-mail or by calling (732) 723-2200 Ext. 5030.