WELCOME TO RANDOLPH!
We look forward to serving your child as he or she begins his or her time in Randolph Township Schools, a place where, as our mission statement highlights, we commit to inspiring and empowering all students in Randolph Schools to reach their full potential as unique, responsible and educated members of a global society.
For complete information about the district's registration process, please open the attached packet below.
The Board of Education rules governing qualifications for enrollment are:
1. Proof of Eligibility For Admission
The following forms of documentation may demonstrate a student's eligibility for enrollment in the district. Particular documentation necessary to demonstrate eligibility under specific provisions in law will be indicated in the appropriate section of these registration forms.
2. The pupil’s OFFICIAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE WITH RAISED SEAL (not hospital certificate) or a valid passport - A child must be five years of age on or before October 1st and must be in attendance during the first ten days of school.
3. Completed immunization documentation SIGNED BY MEDICAL AUTHORITIES indicating:
a) the dates of four doses of diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus immunization (DPT or DTAP). There must be a minimum of four doses with one dose having been administered on or after the FOURTH birthday. Alternatively acceptable are the dates of five doses of DTP, DtaP, DTP/Hib, DtaP/Hib or DT (with a valid medical contraindication).
b) the dates of a minimum of three doses of poliomyelitis vaccine, either live, oral trivalent (OPV) or enhanced inactivated (IPV) separately or as a combination. One dose must have been administered on or after the FOURTH birthday. Alternatively acceptable are the dates of four doses of poliovirus vaccine, separated by at least 28 days.
c) a titer level or the administration of two doses of a live measles-containing vaccine, preferably MMR. The first dose must be administered on or after the child’s FIRST birthday and the second dose must have been administered no less than 28 days after the first dose.
d) a titer level or one dose of live rubella virus vaccine, or any vaccine combination containing rubella vaccine. This must have been administered either on or after the FIRST birthday.
e) a titer level or one dose of live mumps virus vaccine or any vaccine combination containing mumps vaccine administered either on or after the FIRST birthday.
f) the dates of three doses of hepatitis B vaccine or any vaccine combination containing hepatitis B virus appropriately spaced or a titer level or a physician’s written certification of past hepatitis B disease.
g) beginning September 2004, one dose of varicella vaccine on or after the first birthday or proof of disease immunity will be required of children 19 months of age or older in a child care center and those pupils entering kindergarten or grade 1 (whichever occurs first) born on or after January 1, 1998. Children whose physicians or parents submit a statement of past history of varicella disease, or serologic evidence of immunity, will also be in compliance with the new rules.
4. A physical examination documented on the approved school district form, dated and signed by the child’s physician or nurse practitioner. This examination must be done no more than 365 days prior to school entry.
The above items must be completed in order for a child to begin school in September. It is recommended that the above records be submitted as soon as possible in order to complete the registration process.
If your neighbors have qualifying kindergarten children and are not aware of these registration dates, kindly inform them. It is of great importance that we register all qualifying kindergarten children at this time. We appreciate your cooperation.