Requirements: Charter

Registration of your child for Charter school must be done by the parent or the legal guardian (guardianship papers must be presented at the time of registration). The parent or legal guardian must have a valid photo I.D. present at the time of registration. Birth certificates and an Acceptance Letter are mandatory. All persons registering children must present three (3) proofs of residency.

If your child is transferring into Charter from a school in the East Orange school district you must bring a transfer.

Children do not have to be present at the time of registration.

Proof of Residency List

Verification of a child’s residency in East Orange requires the presentation of:

Any three (3) of the following items listed:

  • Homeowner — East Orange property tax bill, mortgage statement, or signed Contract of Purchase
  • Tenant – Active lease (must be notarized)
  • Child and Parent living with an East Orange Resident — Signed, notarized Sworn Statement of Residency (Residency Check  Form) completed by the East Orange resident and parent or guardian (MUST BE PICKED UP FROM THE ENROLLMENT CENTER – 74 HALSTED ST)    (PLEASE BE ADVISED AN ATTENDANCE OFFICER WILL VISIT THE HOME TO VERIFY YOUR RESIDENCY)
  • Child Placed in East Orange by Court – Court order placing a child in the home of an East Orange resident
  • Child Placed in East Orange by Child Welfare Agency — Documentation from a child welfare agency ordering the placement of a child in the house of an East Orange resident or Foster Parent Placement Letter
  • Driver’s License
  • Vehicle registration
  • Auto insurance card
  • Current utility bill
  • Current cable television bill
  • Current credit card bill
  • Hospital/Medical bills
  • Official mail (government correspondence: Internal Revenue, Division of Taxation, Social Security Administration)
  • Public assistance documents
  • Unemployment benefit verification
  • Income tax return (current year received thru the mail)
  • Bank statement
  • Recent paycheck/stub
  • Postal Change of Address