Kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year will begin Monday, January 5 for parents of children anticipating entering kindergarten in the Hopewell Valley Regional School District in September 2015. Children must be five years old on or before October 1, 2015 per Board Policy #5112.
Registration forms may be downloaded by following the links listed at the bottom of this page, or forms may be picked up at the registrar's office, 2nd Floor, Central Administration building, 425 South Main Street, Pennington. Office hours are weekdays, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm; the office is closed from 12:30 - 1:30 pm. To register, please bring the completed registration forms, as well as proof of residency and the child's official birth certificate with a raised seal (or a copy with a raised seal), to the registrar's office. The following documents are acceptable as proof of residency: deed; lease showing signatures of both parties (dated for current school year); sales contract showing signatures of both parties, street address and stating approximate date of settlement. We will also accept the current tax bill with a valid NJ driver license. Both the tax bill and license must have matching addresses.
Once registration has been completed, packets are given to each kindergarten parent containing information regarding the school district and additional reading material.
Appointments must be made for school visits at the time of registration and will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis.
School visits will be held at our four elementary schools on the following dates:
|Bear Tavern Elementary ||April 1 - April 2 |
|Hopewell Elementary ||March 31 - April 2 |
|Stony Brook Elementary ||April 20 - April 24 |
|Toll Gate Grammar ||March 31 - April 2 |
The HVRSD continues to offer a half day kindergarten program for our students at no cost to our parents. On Monday, January 5, 2015, The HVRSD Board of Education approved a full day pilot kindergarten program for the fall 2015-16. This program includes a rich full day curriculum including free play and specials and will be led by the same certified teacher for the entire day. A $400 monthly tuition rate is assessed for this program. Tuition assistance is available to anyone who demonstrates need. For those families who are in need of financial assistance, please contact our Superintendent, Thomas Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or our Business Administrator, Robert Colavita at email@example.com.