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Registration FAQs

Bayonne Board of Education

Fax (201) 339-1012



  • Child must be 4 years of age on or before October 1st of that school year for Pre-K 4.(No exceptions.)
  • Child must be 5 years of age on or before October 1st of that school year for Kindergarten. (No exceptions.)
  • Immunization Record (and physical history form, if available).
  • Birth Certificate and/or Passport
  • Transfer from previous school (if applicable)
  • Last Report Card (if applicable)
  • High School Students must have transcript for all subjects
  • Diploma (8th grade - if transferring into High School)
  • Custody Papers (if applicable)
  • IEP (if applicable)
  • Photo ID from parent
  • Pre-registration ID number from Step 1

  • Scanned copies of three (3) current proofs of residency in parent/guardian’s name, showing current date and address.  Acceptable proofs include documentation such as:
    • PSE&G Invoice
    • Cable TV/Internet/Phone bill
    • Water bill/Tax bill
    • Bank or credit card statement
    • Driver’s license or registration (only 1 auto-related proof)
    • Deed/mortgage statement
    • Health insurance statement

***ALL COPIES MUST BE CLEAR AND LEGIBLE.***  Documents must be in English.

WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE ALL OF THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS?  You can pre-register your child(ren) but wait to complete step 2 of registration until you have all of the required documents.  

WHEN WILL REGISTRATION TAKE PLACE? Registration will re-open for all grades - Pre-K4 through 12 in July.

CAN I REGISTER IN PERSON? Not at this time.  For the safety of our staff and the entire Bayonne Community, all registrations must be done electronically. No in-person visits will take place until further notice.

HOW WILL I KNOW WHICH SCHOOL MY CHILD(REN) WILL ATTEND? You will be contacted by phone or email by an employee of our Registration & Attendance Office to complete the process.  It is imperative that you provide a valid phone number and email address.