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  • Remote Registration Process

    Please be advised that the registration process for the 20-2ONE-CLIFTON School Year (and Pre-K/Kindergarten 21-22 School Year) is available ONLINE ONLY at this time. Due to social distancing requirements, please be advised that selecting “In-Person” instruction does not guarantee your student this placement as it is contingent upon space and availability.

    Effective February 22nd, 2021, Clifton Public Schools will accept registrations for the 2021-2022 School Year for:

    • 2021-2022 - Kindergarten Registration for Clifton Residents who will attain the age of five (5) by October 1st, 2021
    • 2021-2022 - Registration for the State-Funded Preschool Program. This is for Income Eligible Clifton Residents who attain the age of four (4) by October 1st, 2021. Limited seats are available for non-income eligible families on a first-come, first-served basis upon completion of the entire registration process.
    • A representative from the Registration Team will contact registrants upon completion of Steps 1 and 2 below.

    Clifton Public Schools continues to accept registrations for the 20-2ONE-CLIFTON School Year for:

    • 2020-2021- Registration all grades Pre-K -12

    How to Register Remotely

    Please carefully follow the below-listed steps to complete the registration process. All registrations are required to be completed online.

    1. Register Online: Click the Online Registration Button below or this link. After completing the registration, you will receive a Confirmation Number.
    2. Complete the Google Form (you will need your Confirmation Number to continue with this step).
    3. Based on the responses provided in the google form, a registration case manager (see below-listed names) will contact you via telephone or Google Meet (whichever is your preferred method) to verify/confirm the accuracy of the information and assist the individual on how to then send required documentation (e.g. email, scan, etc.).
    4. Provide the Office of the Registrar with appropriate documentation.

      Online Registration Button

    Required Documentation

    • Proof of Birth: (if applicable, must be translated): Birth Certificate, Passport, or other legal documents showing the birth date of the child (original only) – Birthday must be on or before October 1st. Please note the cutoff date is only applicable for Prek-3, Prek-4, and Kindergarten Registrations only!
    • Immunization Records (if applicable, must be translated): Originals with Physician’s name and address- Immunization Form(s) and School Health Records
    • Current Physical: Universal Health Form must be filled out and stamped by an American Physician- information must be current within 365 days. 
    • School Transfer Record (if applicable, must be translated): Transcript, current Report Card, etc. State or District Transfer Card.
    • Language Survey: In order to comply with New Jersey State Statute 6A:15-1.3, and plan for your child’s educational needs, we are required to survey all students to determine the primary language(s) spoken at home.
    • Student Health Inventory: A health history of each student is helpful in establishing a comprehensive picture of your child’s health status. The information on this form is considered confidential and will be kept in your child’s health file.

    Documentation (Proofs) of Residency

    A total of three (3) items including one (1) proof from Column A and two (2) proofs within the last thirty (30) calendar days from Column B.  All three (3) proofs of address need to display the same name.

    Document Requirements

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    Registration Case Managers

    Brenda Duarte
    Cynthia Eromenok
    Nancy Foster
    Stephanie Hickman

    If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to the Office of the Registrar via phone at 973-458-6709 or email at A member of our team will respond to you as quickly as possible.

    Kindergarten Registration

    Parents of Clifton Residents who will be 5 years old by October 1, 2021, may register for Kindergarten beginning February 22, 2021.

    Preschool Registration

    Parents of Clifton Residents who will be 4 years old on or before October 1, 2021, may register for Pre-K.​


  • Registration Office

    745 Clifton Avenue
    Clifton, NJ 07013
    Office Phone: 973-458-6709

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  • Office Hours

    Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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