Clifton BOE Offices   745 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey 07013    973-470-2300


How Can I Register a Child in Clifton Public Schools?

All registrations are required to be done online. Click this link to enter the online registration system:
On-line registration is open for all grade levels. After completing the on-line registration, please bring your confirmation sheet and necessary documents to the Board of Education - 745 Clifton Avenue - Clifton, NJ 07013 
Office Phone: 973-458-6709
Regular (School Year) Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Kindergarten Registration: Parents of Clifton Residents who will be 5 years old by October 1, 2018, may register for Kindergarten beginning February 15, 2018.​

Preschool Registration
Parents of Income Eligible Clifton Resident who will be 4 years old by October 1, 2018 may register for Pre-K beginning February 15, 2018.   (*​I​n​​ome requirements ​can be found on our website: Federally Funded Preschool Program page).​

  • Your child must be 4 years old on or before October 1, 2018 to go into Federally Funded Preschool (See income requirements HERE)
  • Your child must be 5 years old on or before October 1, 2018 to go into Kindergarten
  • Your child must be 6 years old on or before October 1, 2018 to go into 1st Grade

The local district must provide free public education to "any person who is domiciled within the district: (NJSA 18A:38-1(a). Domicile is where a person (parent or guardian) is eligible to vote, pays taxes, and has a "fixed" residence.