River Vale Public Schools

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Frequently Asked Questions
 
What is the cut-off date for registering a child for kindergarten?
A child must be 5 years of age on October 1 of the upcoming school year.
  
Do I need to schedule an appointment for registering my child?
Mid-year enrollment may be scheduled with the individual schools at any time
Specific Registration dates will be announced for Open Kindergarten Enrollment.
 
Do I need a current physical for my child?
Yes, a copy of a current physical examination must be submitted to the school nurse which indicates a physical was performed within one year of the entry date to the district. The physical must be performed by a physician or nurse practitioner licensed in the United States.
  
Do I need to complete the Residency Statement over again if I already have a child attending school in the district?
Yes, each student has their own file which travels with them until graduation. It assists the district in having a complete file for your child.
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