Registration and Enrollment
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As per Board Policy #5112, a new resident child who has attended a public or private school may be placed at the grade level, other than kindergarten or first grade, recommended by the previous school.
Eligibility of Resident/Non-Resident Pupils
The Board of Education will admit children of school age who reside in this district and will admit other children in accordance with law and Policy #5111. The Board reserves the right to verify the residency or anticipated residency of any person who claims eligibility for enrollment.
Preschool Disabled Program Entrance
The district offers an inclusive preschool disabled program for students with disabilities. Visit the Preschool Disabled Program webpage for more information.
Preschool Ages 3 & 4 Entrance
In order to attend preschool, a child must be a Howell resident and three or fours years of age on or before October 1st to be eligible to enter the preschool program for the current school year. For information on preschool registration, please click here.
In accordance with Board policy, a child must be five years of age on or before October 1 to be eligible to enter Kindergarten for the current school year.
Parents/Guardians with children that currently attend a preschool program in Howell Township Public Schools and will attend Pre-K 4 or Kindergarten in the subsequent school year do not need to register for Pre-K 4 or Kindergarten using the online registration system.
First Grade Entrance
A child is eligible for entrance into first grade if the child attains the age of six on or before October 1st of the year in which the child applies for entrance.
Registration Process for All Grade Levels
Use the district’s street-to-school list (if registering for 23-24 school year) or MySchool Locator (if registering for 24-25 school year) to determine the school the student will attend based on the home address. Budgetary fluctuations, class size considerations or a student’s needs, could impact your child’s school of attendance. Note the school name and continue with Step 2.
Complete the Online Pre-Registration. The last screen will require you to schedule an in-person registration session with the central registration office. During this in-person session, the Registrar will review the required documents and proofs of residency.
IMPORTANT: Write down the username and password when creating your parent/guardian account.
Download, print and complete the Residency Affidavits and Health Requirement Forms Packet and bring the completed packet with you to your scheduled in-person registration session. If you do not have access to a printer, copies of the Residency Affidavits and Health Requirement Forms Packet can be picked up at the central registration office.
NOTE: The affidavits and supplemental registration forms submitted are legal documents. By signing these forms, you are certifying that the information being submitted is true to the best of your knowledge. In the event that any of the information submitted is found to be fraudulent, you may be subject to criminal and civil penalties and tuition may be assessed for any period of ineligible attendance.
Locate the required documents listed below and bring them with you to your scheduled in-person registration session.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR REGISTRATION
- Certified birth certificate with raised seal. Digital or photocopies will not be accepted.
- Parent/Guardian driver's license or valid photo ID
- 2 Proofs of Residency. View the required and accepted Proofs of Residency.
- Completed Residency Affidavits and Health Requirement Forms Packet
- Student’s current physical exam and immunization records.
Attend the scheduled in-person registration session at District Central Registration Office, 4567 Route 9 North, Suite D, Howell, NJ 07731. Unscheduled appointments cannot be honored. Allow yourself time to complete all required documents before attending your appointment. If required documents are missing during your in-person registration session, we will have to reschedule your appointment.
Please contact the Central Registration Office at 732-751-2480 x3860 if you have any questions about registration.