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Welcome to Princeton Public Schools Student Registration

Grades PreK – 8 Registrar
25 Valley Rd.
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-806-4200 ext. 2042
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Grades 9 – 12 Registrar
151 Moore St.
Princeton, NJ 08540
609-806-4200 ext. 3739
 Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Click here for the residency manual to search your address and locate which school your child is zoned for. * Please note that all students enrolling in kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade can choose to participate in the Dual Language Immersion (DLI) program at Community Park. Students zoned for Community Park who do not wish to participate or who are entering grade 3 or above will be re-assigned to an alternate elementary school.

  • Any student that registers after August 18th may not have transportation until September 25th.
  • Any student that registers from August 28th - September 6th may not start on the first day of school nor will have transportation.


Dual Language Immersion Welcomes Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade Applicants for 2023

The CP Dual Language Immersion program is open to all PPS incoming Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade students.  Families who are registering a child for Kindergarten for Fall 2023 and are interested in the DLI program should indicate their interest on the online registration “Form H, Home Language Survey” page.

Community Park will be holding Parent Information Sessions throughout the Spring 2023. Attendance at a parent information session is required for entry to the program - DLI applications will be provided to families who attend these information sessions. 

Upcoming Parent Information Sessions:

Please contact the Community Park main office (609.806.4230 or for meeting login details.

How to Register Your Child for School

To register your child in the Princeton Public School District, you will start by completing our Pre-registration form.  Once approved, you will receive a follow-up email with instructions on how to complete our online registration forms.  If your child/ren have been previously enrolled in school, please complete a Records Release Request Form, and upload or mail as part of your registration process.  If you do not have access to a computer, please visit the Princeton Public Library or call the registrar at 609-806-4203, ext. 2042, to access the online registration.

Registration Requirements

1 - Child’s original birth certificate, visa, or passport

2 - Proofs of Residency

  • Primary Document
-Own Home – Deed, tax bill, or closing documents
-Rent Home – Executed lease with signatures and expiration date
-University Housing Letter
-Seminary Housing Letter
-Notarized Affidavit of Residency (rent without lease)
  • 3 Secondary Documents
-Any 3 utility bills (gas, water, electric, phone bill, etc.)
-Pay Stub
-Car registration
-Any Insurance Documents
  • OTHER – Living with family, friend, or homeless

-Notarized affidavit of residence – Owner of the home must attend a registration meeting with the parent/guardian of registrant. An appointment must be scheduled with the grade level appropriate registrar. Owner of the home providing the affidavit must provide a primary document and 3 secondary documents.

3 - Immunization Register

4 - Physical Form

5 - Records release form

6 - Transcripts for grades 9-12

7 - If applicable:

  • Standardized test scores
  • IEP/504
  • All custody, legal, or placement documentation