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Student Registration Information

Registration Center
Public School #3 Annex
5401 Polk Street, West New York, NJ


WEST NEW YORK RESIDENTS – Registration is open year-long to ALL school-age children, Preschool–Grade 12, residing in West New York.  Please read below for details on how to register.

Preschool Students - MUST be 3 Years of Age by October 15

Kindergarten Students - MUST be 5 Years of Age by October 15 


  1. Complete an online Student Pre-registration Packet*To register your child(ren) in the West New York School District for the first time, please use the link for the correct application and submit one form for EACH student that you will register.

*If you are having trouble filling out an application, please call (201) 553-4108 on weekdays 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM. 

  1. Central Registration will call the parent/guardian back and conduct a preliminary phone interview of the submitted information and schedule an appointment.

Please note: ONLY A CUSTODIAL PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN can officially enroll a student and the student must be present at the registration appointment.


The following are examples of documentation that parents/guardians may bring to their registration appointment:
Proof of Identity - Anyone registering a student must present proof of their identity including a photo ID
Proof of Age - Original Birth Certificate with a certified translation for non-English Birth Certificates
Proof of Residency - (refer to Residency Requirements for details)*
Previous school records (if applicable)
Two (2) passport-size photographs of the student
    1. These MUST BE completely filled out and signed/stamped by a doctor before registration and appointment.
    2. All immunization records submitted in a language other than English must be accompanied by a translation sufficient to determine immunization compliance.
*The above list is not all-inclusive. For other ways to establish eligibility for registration purposes, please review the District's complete policies and regulations at Policy #5111 and Regulation #5111