• Office of Registration and Attendance

    Registration Requirements for Public School
     

    You must reside in the District in order to register your child for school.

    To register for Universal Pre-kindergarten, children must be four years old on or before December 1, of that school year.

    To register for kindergarten, children must be five years old on or before December 1, of that school year.


    The following documents are required for registration:

    Acceptable Proof of Residence:

    • If homeowner, please provide one (1) of the following:
      • Deed
      • Current Town or North Hempstead Tax Bill (If you need a copy call (516) 869-7800)
      • Closing statement
      • Proprietary lease (for Co-op)
    • If renting with or without lease, please provide the following:
      • Either a Signed Current lease with dates OR
      • (2) Notarized Residency Affidavits for Tenant and Owner Affidavits (provided by the district) 
        • In addition to the Owner Affidavits, one (1) of the following in the property owner’s name:
          • Deed
          • Current Town or North Hempstead Tax Bill (If you need a copy call (516) 869-7800)
          • Closing statement
          • Proprietary lease (for Co-op)
    • AND 3 Pieces of Current Official Mail (i.e. bank statements, credit card statements, insurance bills, cell phone bills, and utility bills, etc.) dated current or past month only). 

    Additional Documentation:

    • Student Records. The following student records are also required:
      • Proof of Age (Original Birth Certificate). If not in English an Official Notarized Translation is required.
      • Medical Record (Immunization Record signed and stamped by a doctor. If entering Public School only)
      • Physical (by a New York State Doctor within 14 days of starting school. If entering Public School only)
      • School Records (i.e. report card, official transcript, course schedule. If entering Public School only)
      • If a student is receiving special education services, a copy of the IEP is required.
    • Proof of Guardianship/Parental Relationship. (Not required if parent is listed on birth certificate)
      • One of the following must be submitted:
        • Court issued legal guardianship papers
        • Court order granting custody
        • Court issued appointment as foster care
      • Note: In the event of Divorce or Separation, both parents have equal access to their children and student records, unless legal documentation is submitted at Registration limiting this.