New Student Enrollment and Kindergarten Registration

New Student Registration

New Student Enrollment

  • To register for Kindergarten, students must be five years of age on or before October 1st of the current school year.

  • Before starting enrollment process, required documents include:
  • For Current School Year registrations
    • Allow two (2) full school days for the school to review your application.  
  • For Next School Year registrations
    • School(s) will provide additional instructions prior to your student(s)'s school start date.
  • School Health Forms
    • The school nurse must receive all forms before your student begins school. See Requirements and forms below.

New and Returning Student Enrollment 

If your student has 
never been enrolled in a Ridgewood Public School or previously attended a Ridgewood Public School and withdrew from the district, complete the New Student Online Enrollment process for your student. 

Have a student currently attending Ridgewood Public Schools?

Families with students currently attending Ridgewood Public Schools can login to Skyward Family Access and select New Student Online Enrollment to complete the new student application. 

Can't remember your Family Access credentials? Use the Forgot Your Login/Password? link on the login page.
Still having trouble? Email us at [email protected].

Proof of Residency Documentation

Prior to starting the New Student Online Enrollment application, please read the Preliminary Residency Information.

Be prepared to upload the following required documents, which proves your permanent and domiciled residence in Ridgewood.

One (1) of the following:

  • Homeowners: Signed Deed of Home, Mortgage Statement, Ridgewood Property Tax Bill.
  • Renters: Lease* - Original signed & CURRENT lease clearly indicating termination date, name of tenants and children.

* If the children's names are not on the lease, a Notarized Affidavit of Landlord and Proof of Rent Payment are required.
PLEASE NOTE: 'Current' means within 30 days of registration.

Two (2) of the following with name and address (at least one through US Mail):

  • Recent PSE&G Bill or Other Utility Bill (e.g. Ridgewood Water)
  • Television or Cell Phone Bill (Optimum, Verizon, Satellite)
  • Current Bank Statement
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License 
  • NJ Vehicle Registration
  • Voter Registration Card
  • Other Proof as per N.J.A.C.6A:22-3.4

Additional Registration Forms (if applicable) 

Click to download

** Provide any Court order regarding legal guardianship, if applicable. If the person registering the student is not the court ordered legal guardian, you must provide a completed & notarized Oath of Support and Oath of Non-Support, if qualified. If divorced, you must provide proof of residential custody/joint legal custody.

School Health Forms

Click for Physical Examination & Immunization Requirements

These forms must be completed by Physician for your child's enrollment to school (click form to download)

Other Health Forms and Information (if applicable)

School Contacts / Registrars

Hawes Elementary School 
Maria Monnerat - (201) 670-2720

Orchard Elementary School
Kathleen Moran - (201) 670-2730

Ridge Elementary School
Christine Moomjy - (201) 670-2740

Somerville Elementary School
Ashley Zahn - (201) 670-2750

Travell Elementary School
Kimberly James - (201) 670-2760

Willard Elementary School
Monica Bostler - (201) 670-2770

Benjamin Franklin Middle School
Terry Caliendo - (201) 670-2780 ext. 30533

George Washington Middle School
Lindsey Barclay - (201) 670-2790 ext. 40533

Ridgewood High School
Ann D'Amico - (201) 670-2800 ext. 20535

REACH PK4 and Transitional Kindergarten
Nadine Macolino - (201) 251-3140 ext. 60023 

School Forms Required for School Appointment


   To be completed by physician:

* NJ law prohibits students from entering school without a Record of Immunization. Click here for Physical Exam and Immunization Requirements.

   To be completed by parent/guardian:

    School Contact/Registrar



    Hawes Elementary School
    Maria Monnerat (201) 670-2720

    Orchard Elementary School: 
    Janis Febish (201) 670-2730

    Ridge Elementary School:  
    Peggy Quinlan (201) 670-2740

    Somerville Elementary School:  
    Susan Pauley (201) 670-2750

    Travell Elementary School: 
    Toni Manahan (201) 670-2760

    Willard Elementary School: 
    Monica Bostler (201) 670-2770

    BF Middle School: 
    Theresa Caliendo (201) 670-2780

    GW Middle School: 
    Gabrielle D’Andrea (201) 670-2790

    Ridgewood High School: 
    Anne Silverio at (201) 670-2800