Registration Information

 

Due to the school district closure through the end of the 2019-2020 school year,

families that need to register their child(ren) should contact:

 

If your last name begins with A thru L, please email Melissa Adams at madams@bensalemsd.org

 

If your last name begins with M thru Z, please contact Kristy Christopher at kchristopher@bensalemsd.org

 

Our registration office staff will communicate directly

with our families regarding the registration process

while schools are closed.

 

***Enroll early to ensure placement in your home school***
 
 
Important Change in Definition of “Compulsory School Age”
Effective September 26, 2019, all children from the age of six (6) through the age of eighteen (18) must comply with compulsory school attendance requirements. To meet these requirements, parents must ensure that their child between the ages of 6 and 18 is attending or participating in one of the following: a public elementary, middle, or high school; a public charter or cyber-charter school; a private licensed academic or private religious school; home tutoring by a certified teacher; or an approved program of home schooling. Children may be excused from compulsory attendance for documented medical or other compelling reasons as outlined in District attendance policy and procedures.
 
Below are links for the forms needed to register your child for school. Click on each link to print the form.  After printing, complete all information and bring all forms with you.  Remember you must also bring your 4 proofs of residence, your child’s birth certificate, and immunization record.
 
Four (4) Proofs of Residency must be presented at the time of registration and recorded on the registration form. Two (2) of the four (4) must be a current electric or cable/FiOS television statement and proof of home ownership or lease agreement (Property Deed, Current Tax Bill, Current Lease) along with two (2) of the following: Bank Statement, Driver's License, Vehicle Registration Card, Voter Registration Card, Bill Receipts Showing New Address, Utility "Turn-On" Service Statement, or Statement of Homeowner's Insurance. ALL FOUR (4) PROOFS OF RESIDENCY MUST HAVE THE SAME ADDRESS INFORMATION.  NO PHOTOCOPIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.  
 

NOTE: All proofs of residency must show name and address and MUST be within 2 months of current date of registration.

 
REQUIRED FORMS ARE LISTED BELOW AND MUST BE COMPLETED  
 
** NOTE: If you are not registering your child for kindergarten, you do not need to print the Kindergarten Readiness Checklist.** 
 
Note:  Physical and Dental examinations are NOT required at kindergarten registration.  You may print these forms for your physician or dentist to complete and return them to the school before winter recess in December.