New Student Enrollment and KG Registration

A Tradition of Excellence
Welcome to the Ridgewood Public Schools

Kindergarten registration for Ridgewood residents is available online
for the 2022-2023 school year.  
Click here for a letter from our Superintendent.

Note: Age requirement for Kindergarten Students - Children must be five years of age on or before
October 1st for admission to kindergarten in September.


Parents must complete the New Student Online Registration process online. See instructions below. 

  • For Current Year registrations, please allow two (2) full school days for the school to review your application. Be prepared to provide copies of original documents, if requested, specifically your child's birth certificate, as well as proof of residency documents and immunization records.
  • For Next Year registrations, the schools will reach out to you with additional instructions before your child begins school.
  • Medical forms must be returned to the school office before your child begins school. 
  • See below for proof of residency and other required documents.

New and Returning Student Online Enrollment 

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

  • You MUST have a valid email account to request a Ridgewood New Student Online Enrollment account.
  • Don't have an email address?  Click here to sign up for a free Gmail account.
  • Ready to begin? Click here and be sure to read the instructions for each step carefully, or click here for instructions.

Already have a student attending Ridgewood Public Schools?

Parents of students already enrolled in the Ridgewood Public Schools should log in to Skyward Family Access and select New Student Online Enrollment to begin the enrollment process for an incoming student for the current or next school year. 

If you cannot remember your Family Access credentials, use the Forgot Your Login/Password? link. If you're still having trouble logging in to Family Access, please email [email protected]

Proof of Residency Documentation

Prior to your registration appointment at your child's school, please be prepared to present the following documents as proof of residence, which demonstrates that the address given is your permanent residence. 

Please read before proceeding: Preliminary Residency Information

You must have three documents described below:

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 required for School Appointment

To be completed by Physician (click form to download)

To be completed by Parent/Guardian (click form to download)

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 Chakonis - (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