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


General Information

Office Hours: Daily (Monday - Friday) Sept. 5 - June 26 | 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM - During the School Year Office Phone: 973-458-6709

How Can I Register a Child in Clifton Public Schools?

  • General Registration Enrollment Packet- Click to download these forms before visiting school.
  • Summer Registration for the 2015-16 School Year - DATES and DOCUMENT INFO HERE
  • Kindergarten Registration for September 2015, starts Monday, February 23, 2015 and remains ongoing. To help prepare for this process, please read this very important REGISTRATION INFORMATION.
  • The National School Lunch Program Application is now available online here. If there are any questions about the lunch program, please call 973-470-2440.

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.

  • Your child must be 5 years old on or before October 1, 2015 to go into Kindergarten
  • Your child must be 6 years old on or before October 1, 2015 to go into 1st Grade

Parents/Legal Guardian must bring originals of the following to the Registrar's Office (745 Clifton Avenue):

  • Completed General Registration Enrollment packet (above)
  • Proof of Birth (1 Original Required) -  *Birth Certificate    *Passport    *Other legal document showing birthdate of child
  • Immunization records in English (required with nurse's review on site) -  *Physician's immunization card    *School Health Record    *Physical Examination Report Form
  • Current Physical - *Doctor's Physical (must be current within 365 days)
  • School transfer records (if applicable) - *Transcript, report card, etc.    *State or district transfer card
  • Proof of Residency (3 original and current required)  - *Motor vehicle documents (Registration, license, insurance card- these count as one)    *Utility bill (PSE&G, Cable TV, water)    *Other bills (credit cards or bank statements, etc.)    *Rental/Ownership proof (mortgage statement, tax bill, formal lease, title)    *Other verification (Employer letter, pay stub, etc.) If the parent or guardian does not have proofs of residency in their name, please call 973-458-6709 for further instructions.