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The Nutley Public School District offers a free, full-day kindergarten program for residents of Nutley. Children must be five years of age by October 1, 2020.  Kindergarten registration for the September 2020 class will be held in the Nutley High School cafeteria from 4:00pm - 7:30pm according to your school zone as listed:  

March 3 - Lincoln and Radcliffe School 
March 4 - Yantacaw School 
March 5 - Spring Garden School 
March 9 - Washington School
March 10 - All schools

No appointment is necessary during these evenings.  If you can't make the above, appointments will be available after March 16 by contacting the Registration Office, 973-320-8494.  

The following is needed to register your child for kindergarten:

1. The online pre-registration page found by clicking here

2. Download and complete the registration packet found by clicking here. Bring this completed packet with you to in-person registration.

3. In addition, be sure to bring all the paperwork listed on the Registration Checklist (found in the Registration Packet) to your in-person registration.  These mandatory documents (original birth certificate, immunization record and proofs of residency) are essential to completing the registration process.  Be sure to read the Registration Checklist carefully for the complete list.  We will not accept incomplete documentation.

Please contact Mrs.Jean Boyle, Registrar, with any questions at 973-320-8494.


The Nutley School District serves approximately 4,100 students in Kindergarten through grade 12. The five elementary schools serve students K-6 and include Lincoln School, Radcliffe School, Spring Garden School, Washington School and Yantacaw School. John H. Walker Middle School serves students in grades 7-8 while Nutley High School addresses the needs of students in grades 9-12.