East Orange School District

Welcome to the Enrollment Center

The Enrollment Center will be open today from 08:30 AM until 02:30 PM

Our address is:
East Orange Enrollment Center
74 Halsted Street, 3rd Floor
East Orange, NJ 07018

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Documents and Downloads

All of the documents here are made available for parents and guardians to begin the process of filling in as much information as possible prior to coming to a scheduled appointment. Having the paperwork filled out when arriving at the Enrollment Center will speed up the enrollment process. Please print out the following documents and bring them with you to your appointment.

District Schools
Registration Requirements
Instructions

Using the dropdown above, select the grade your child will be registering for this school year. Information specific to your registration requirements will display here. Please read them carefully and have the required documents with you at the time of your scheduled appointment along with a writing utensil.

Pre-kindergarten

In order to register your child for this school year they must be at least 3 or 4 years old by October 1st of the current school year. All children must be present at the time of registration, and the registration must be done by the parent or a legal guardian (guardianship papers must be presented at the time of registration). Parent or legal guardian must have a valid photo ID present at the time of registration. Birth certificates and shot records are mandatory.

Proof of Residence

All persons coming to register children must bring three proofs of residency. Verification of a child’s residency requires the presentation of:

  • Group A: One of the following documents with an East Orange address:
    • Homeowner — East Orange property tax bill, mortgage statement, or signed Contract of Purchase.
    • Tenant — Lease; if residing as a tenant without a lease, a signed, notarized Sworn Statement of Tenancy (Affidavit) completed by the landlord.
    • Child is Domiciled with an East Orange Resident Other than Parent — Affidavit Packet executed by East Orange resident and by parent or guardian. *
    • Child and Parent Living with an East Orange Resident — Signed, notarized Emergency Residence Check completed by the East Orange resident and parent or guardian. *
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Court — Court order placing child in home of East Orange resident.
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Child Welfare Agency — Document of child welfare agency ordering that child be placed in home of East Orange resident or Foster Parent Placement Letter.
  • Group B: In addition, any two of the following documents containing an East Orange address:
    • Driver's license
    • Current utility bill
    • Current cable television bill
    • Current credit card bill
    • Written statement from realtor stating parent/guardian has signed a contract to purchase or rent in East Orange
    • Official mail (bank statement, government correspondence: Internal Revenue, Division of Taxation, Social Security Administration)
    • Public assistance documents A.F.D.C. (Aid For Dependent Children) and W.I.C. (Women, Infants and Children)
    • Income tax return
    • Voter registration card/records
    • Unemployment benefit verification
    • Recent paycheck/stub

*Must be picked up from the Enrollment Center located at 74 Halsted Street

For Pre-kindergarten your child must have a current record of inoculations and vaccinations that is age appropriate. These shots are required and are without exception:

  • 4 doses DTaP
  • 3 doses Polio
  • 1 dose MMR
  • 1 dose HIB (minimum of 1 dose after the 1st birthday)
  • 1 dose Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  • 1 dose PCV7/13 (minimum of 1 dose after the 1st birthday)
  • 1 dose Influenza (annually between September 1st to December 31st each year)
  • 3 doses of Hepatitis B

Lead Testing
The state of New Jersey requires all Pre-Kindergarten students get lead tested. Please have your child tested prior to registering. Lead Poisoning can cause learning and behavior problems in children. Lead can also cause slowed growth, anemia and hearing problems. A child might have lead in his or her blood, but still look healthy. Prevent lead poisoning. Know your child’s lead number by talking with your physician or your local health department.

East Orange Health Department Lead Program — (973)-266-5489

Kindergarten

In order to register your child for this school year they must be at least 5 years old by October 1st. All children must be present at the time of registration, and the registration must be done by the parent or a legal guardian (guardianship papers must be presented at the time of registration). Parent or legal guardian must have a valid photo ID present at the time of registration. Birth certificates and immunization (shot) records are mandatory.

Proof of Residence

All persons coming to register children must bring three proofs of residency. Verification of a child’s residency requires the presentation of:

  • Group A: One of the following documents with an East Orange address:
    • Homeowner — East Orange property tax bill, mortgage statement, or signed Contract of Purchase.
    • Tenant — Lease; if residing as a tenant without a lease, a signed, notarized Sworn Statement of Tenancy (Affidavit) completed by the landlord.
    • Child is Domiciled with an East Orange Resident Other than Parent — Affidavit Packet executed by East Orange resident and by parent or guardian. *
    • Child and Parent Living with an East Orange Resident — Signed, notarized Emergency Residence Check completed by the East Orange resident and parent or guardian. *
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Court — Court order placing child in home of East Orange resident.
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Child Welfare Agency — Document of child welfare agency ordering that child be placed in home of East Orange resident or Foster Parent Placement Letter.
  • Group B: In addition, any two of the following documents containing an East Orange address:
    • Driver's license
    • Current utility bill
    • Current cable television bill
    • Current credit card bill
    • Written statement from realtor stating parent/guardian has signed a contract to purchase or rent in East Orange
    • Official mail (bank statement, government correspondence: Internal Revenue, Division of Taxation, Social Security Administration)
    • Public assistance documents A.F.D.C. (Aid For Dependent Children) and W.I.C. (Women, Infants and Children)
    • Income tax return
    • Voter registration card/records
    • Unemployment benefit verification
    • Recent paycheck/stub

*Must be picked up from the Enrollment Center located at 74 Halsted Street

For Kindergarten your child must have a current record of inoculations and vaccinations that is age appropriate. These shots are required and are without exception:

  • 4 doses DTaP with one dose given on or after the 4th birthday or any 5 doses
  • 3 doses Polio with one dose given on or after the 4th birthday or any 4 doses
  • 2 doses of MMR
  • 1 dose HIB (age 12-59 months) minimum 1 dose given after the 1st birthday
  • 3 doses of Hepatitis B
  • 1 dose Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  • 1 dose of PCV7/13 (age 12-59 months) minimum of 1 dose after the 1st birthday
  • 1 dose Influenza (age 6-59 months) annually between September 1st to December 31st each year
Grades 1 through 5

In order to register your child for this school year they must have a transfer from another school district, current report card and standardized test scores. All children must be present at the time of registration, and the registration must be done by the parent or a legal guardian (guardianship papers must be presented at the time of registration). Parent or legal guardian must have a valid photo ID present at the time of registration. Birth certificates and immunization (shot) records are mandatory.

Proof of Residence

All persons coming to register children must bring three proofs of residency. Verification of a child’s residency requires the presentation of:

  • Group A: One of the following documents with an East Orange address:
    • Homeowner — East Orange property tax bill, mortgage statement, or signed Contract of Purchase.
    • Tenant — Lease; if residing as a tenant without a lease, a signed, notarized Sworn Statement of Tenancy (Affidavit) completed by the landlord.
    • Child is Domiciled with an East Orange Resident Other than Parent — Affidavit Packet executed by East Orange resident and by parent or guardian. *
    • Child and Parent Living with an East Orange Resident — Signed, notarized Emergency Residence Check completed by the East Orange resident and parent or guardian. *
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Court — Court order placing child in home of East Orange resident.
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Child Welfare Agency — Document of child welfare agency ordering that child be placed in home of East Orange resident or Foster Parent Placement Letter.
  • Group B: In addition, any two of the following documents containing an East Orange address:
    • Driver's license
    • Current utility bill
    • Current cable television bill
    • Current credit card bill
    • Written statement from realtor stating parent/guardian has signed a contract to purchase or rent in East Orange
    • Official mail (bank statement, government correspondence: Internal Revenue, Division of Taxation, Social Security Administration)
    • Public assistance documents A.F.D.C. (Aid For Dependent Children) and W.I.C. (Women, Infants and Children)
    • Income tax return
    • Voter registration card/records
    • Unemployment benefit verification
    • Recent paycheck/stub

*Must be picked up from the Enrollment Center located at 74 Halsted Street

Your child must have a current record of inoculations and vaccinations that is age appropriate. These shots are required and are without exception:

  • DTaP series (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis): A minimum of four (4) doses is required provided one dose is given on or after the 4th birthday.
  • Polio series: A minimum of three (3) doses is required provided one dose is given on or after the 4th birthday.
  • MMR series (Measles, Mumps, Rubella): Two (2) doses of Measles, One (1) dose of Mumps and Rubella or two (2) MMR series.
  • 3 doses Hepatitis B series, appropriately spaced.
  • 1 dose Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  • TB testing is required for foreign-born students from select countries
Grades 6 through 8

In order to register your child for this school year they must have a transfer from another school district, current report card and standardized test scores. All children must be present at the time of registration, and the registration must be done by the parent or a legal guardian (guardianship papers must be presented at the time of registration). Parent or legal guardian must have a valid photo ID present at the time of registration. Birth certificates and immunization (shot) records are mandatory.

Proof of Residence

All persons coming to register children must bring three proofs of residency. Verification of a child’s residency requires the presentation of:

  • Group A: One of the following documents with an East Orange address:
    • Homeowner — East Orange property tax bill, mortgage statement, or signed Contract of Purchase.
    • Tenant — Lease; if residing as a tenant without a lease, a signed, notarized Sworn Statement of Tenancy (Affidavit) completed by the landlord.
    • Child is Domiciled with an East Orange Resident Other than Parent — Affidavit Packet executed by East Orange resident and by parent or guardian. *
    • Child and Parent Living with an East Orange Resident — Signed, notarized Emergency Residence Check completed by the East Orange resident and parent or guardian. *
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Court — Court order placing child in home of East Orange resident.
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Child Welfare Agency — Document of child welfare agency ordering that child be placed in home of East Orange resident or Foster Parent Placement Letter.
  • Group B: In addition, any two of the following documents containing an East Orange address:
    • Driver's license
    • Current utility bill
    • Current cable television bill
    • Current credit card bill
    • Written statement from realtor stating parent/guardian has signed a contract to purchase or rent in East Orange
    • Official mail (bank statement, government correspondence: Internal Revenue, Division of Taxation, Social Security Administration)
    • Public assistance documents A.F.D.C. (Aid For Dependent Children) and W.I.C. (Women, Infants and Children)
    • Income tax return
    • Voter registration card/records
    • Unemployment benefit verification
    • Recent paycheck/stub

*Must be picked up from the Enrollment Center located at 74 Halsted Street

Your child must have a current record of inoculations and vaccinations that is age appropriate. These shots are required and are without exception:

  • DTaP series (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis): A minimum of four (4) doses is required provided one dose is given on or after the 4th birthday
  • Polio series: A minimum of three (3) doses is required provided one dose is given on or after the 4th birthday
  • MMR series (Measles, Mumps, Rubella): Two (2) doses of Measles, One (1) dose of Mumps and Rubella or two (2) MMR series
  • 3 doses Hepatitis B series, appropriately spaced.
  • 1 dose Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  • TB testing is required for foreign-born students from select countries
  • Tdap Booster
  • Meningococcal Vaccination
Grade 9

In order to register your child for the 9th grade they must have an 8th grade diploma, final report card, and standardized test scores. If your child is coming from a school which does not issue 8th grade diplomas, you must present a final report card that shows your child has successfully completed the 8th grade and is eligible for promotion to the 9th grade. All children must be present at the time of registration, and the registration must be done by the parent or a legal guardian (guardianship papers must be presented at the time of registration). Parent or legal guardian must have a valid photo ID present at the time of registration. Birth certificates and immunization (shot) records are mandatory.

Proof of Residence

All persons coming to register children must bring three proofs of residency. Verification of a child’s residency requires the presentation of:

  • Group A: One of the following documents with an East Orange address:
    • Homeowner — East Orange property tax bill, mortgage statement, or signed Contract of Purchase.
    • Tenant — Lease; if residing as a tenant without a lease, a signed, notarized Sworn Statement of Tenancy (Affidavit) completed by the landlord.
    • Child is Domiciled with an East Orange Resident Other than Parent — Affidavit Packet executed by East Orange resident and by parent or guardian. *
    • Child and Parent Living with an East Orange Resident — Signed, notarized Emergency Residence Check completed by the East Orange resident and parent or guardian. *
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Court — Court order placing child in home of East Orange resident.
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Child Welfare Agency — Document of child welfare agency ordering that child be placed in home of East Orange resident or Foster Parent Placement Letter.
  • Group B: In addition, any two of the following documents containing an East Orange address:
    • Driver's license
    • Current utility bill
    • Current cable television bill
    • Current credit card bill
    • Written statement from realtor stating parent/guardian has signed a contract to purchase or rent in East Orange
    • Official mail (bank statement, government correspondence: Internal Revenue, Division of Taxation, Social Security Administration)
    • Public assistance documents A.F.D.C. (Aid For Dependent Children) and W.I.C. (Women, Infants and Children)
    • Income tax return
    • Voter registration card/records
    • Unemployment benefit verification
    • Recent paycheck/stub

*Must be picked up from the Enrollment Center located at 74 Halsted Street

If your child is currently in the 9th grade and has received a schedule at their previous school, please also bring an unofficial transcript and a transfer with you. Your child must also have a current record of inoculations and vaccinations.

Your child must have a current record of inoculations and vaccinations that is age appropriate. These shots are required and are without exception:

  • DPT series (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis): A minimum of four (4) doses is required provided one dose is given on or after the 4th birthday.
  • Polio series: A minimum of three (3) doses is required provided one dose is given on or after the 4th birthday.
  • MMR series (Measles, Mumps, Rubella): Two (2) doses of Measles, One (1) dose of Mumps and Rubella or two (2) MMR series.
  • 3 doses Hepatitis B series, appropriately spaced.
  • 1 dose Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  • TB testing is required for foreign-born students from select countries
  • Tdap Booster
  • Meningococcal Vaccination
Grades 10 through 12

In order to register your child for grades 10 through 12 you will need their unofficial transcript, transfer from another school district, current report card, and standardized test scores. All children must be present at the time of registration, and the registration must be done by the parent or a legal guardian (guardianship papers must be presented at the time of registration). Parent or legal guardian must have a valid photo ID present at the time of registration. Your child must also have a current record of inoculations and vaccinations.

Proof of Residence

All persons coming to register children must bring three proofs of residency. Verification of a child’s residency requires the presentation of:

  • Group A: One of the following documents with an East Orange address:
    • Homeowner — East Orange property tax bill, mortgage statement, or signed Contract of Purchase.
    • Tenant — Lease; if residing as a tenant without a lease, a signed, notarized Sworn Statement of Tenancy (Affidavit) completed by the landlord.
    • Child is Domiciled with an East Orange Resident Other than Parent — Affidavit Packet executed by East Orange resident and by parent or guardian. *
    • Child and Parent Living with an East Orange Resident — Signed, notarized Emergency Residence Check completed by the East Orange resident and parent or guardian. *
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Court — Court order placing child in home of East Orange resident.
    • Child Placed in East Orange by Child Welfare Agency — Document of child welfare agency ordering that child be placed in home of East Orange resident or Foster Parent Placement Letter.
  • Group B: In addition, any two of the following documents containing an East Orange address:
    • Driver's license
    • Current utility bill
    • Current cable television bill
    • Current credit card bill
    • Written statement from realtor stating parent/guardian has signed a contract to purchase or rent in East Orange
    • Official mail (bank statement, government correspondence: Internal Revenue, Division of Taxation, Social Security Administration)
    • Public assistance documents A.F.D.C. (Aid For Dependent Children) and W.I.C. (Women, Infants and Children)
    • Income tax return
    • Voter registration card/records
    • Unemployment benefit verification
    • Recent paycheck/stub

*Must be picked up from the Enrollment Center located at 74 Halsted Street

Your child must have a current record of inoculations and vaccinations that is age appropriate. These shots are required and are without exception:

  • DPT series (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis): A minimum of four (4) doses is required provided one dose is given on or after the 4th birthday.
  • Polio series: A minimum of three (3) doses is required provided one dose is given on or after the 4th birthday.
  • MMR series (Measles, Mumps, Rubella): Two (2) doses of Measles, One (1) dose of Mumps and Rubella or two (2) MMR series.
  • 3 doses Hepatitis B series, appropriately spaced.
  • 1 dose Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  • TB testing is required for foreign-born students from select countries
  • Tdap Booster
  • Meningococcal Vaccination
Charter Schools

If your child has been accepted to a Charter school in addition to the required proof of residency documents you must bring the Charter acceptance letter with you.

Performing Arts Schools

If your child has auditioned and was accepted into the Performing Arts school you must bring the acceptance letter with you.

STEM Academy

If your child has been accepted to STEM Academy in addition to the required documents you must bring the STEM acceptance letter with you.

Special Education

If your child has an active/current IEP you must contact the Special Education Department for registration requirements at (862) 233-7300 Ext. 28337 or 28510.