Preschool

Registration for the 2020-2021 year is now closed.

Procedures for Registering for Pre-school - School Year 2020-2021 - Updated Information

Important Information Before You Register:

  • There is no in-person registration this year. Please do not come to the Board of Education Building expecting to meet with any staff members.
  • Please read and follow the steps below exactly. Failure to follow all instructions will jeopardize your ability to register.
  • We have very limited spots in our preschool program especially in our 4-year-old program. If you do not get a spot in preschool, we will put you on a waiting list.
Requirements:

Please read through the requirements listed below and make sure you qualify to register for preschool:

  • To be eligible for the 2020-2021 school year, children must be 3 or 4 years of age by October 1, 2020.
  • Your child must be a resident of Parsippany-Troy Hills (proof of residency must be provided).
  • Your child must be toilet trained and have independent toileting habits.
  • The Physical Examination Form must be completed with your Physician, and your child must have all mandated immunizations.
  • You must be able to submit the following documents:
    • A copy of an original birth certificate or passport as proof of age.
    • A copy of a lease, deed, contract of sale, mortgage document or payment book, or current property tax bill. (Documents are required to clearly indicate the names and addresses provided for the registration.)
    • Current copies of two of the following: utility bill, telephone bill, bank statement, paycheck stub, cable bill, credit card statement, vehicle registration, or driver’s license.(Documents are required to clearly indicate the names and addresses provided for the registration.)

*If you are sending a bill, you must use the most current one you have.

Special Note: You no longer must provide us with a $50 fee at the time of registration.  If you receive a preschool placement, we will combine the registration fee with your first tuition payment.

Documents and Drop-Off Procedures:
  • Download and complete all forms on the website
  • Make the necessary copies of the documents outlined in the Requirements section above.
  • Submit the completed forms and necessary documents using one of the following 2 methods:
    • Drop-Off Box: You may come to the Board of Education Office (address provided below) to drop off your forms and documents. Please place everything in sealed envelope. On the front of the envelope, please write your child’s name (first name, last name), your child’s age, the phone number you will use for your appointment, and the date and time of your appointment (refer to the appointment section). You will need to go to the front entrance of the BOE building. The box is in the vestibule of the building. You will be able to walk through the first set of doors and the box will be located on your left and looks like this:Drop off box
      You will be able to access the drop-off box from 7 am to 5 PM, Monday-Friday. Again, you will not be able to enter the main part of the building or meet with any staff members.
    • Mail: PACE Preschool, Board of Education Building, 292 Parsippany Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054

*Important Note: We need to receive your forms and documents prior to your appointment date. We will not be able to conduct your appointment if we do not have your information and you will have to re-schedule your appointment for a later date.

Scheduling an Appointment:  

At this time, we are no longer scheduling appointments for preschool registration for the 2020-2021 school year.

Go to Preschool Appointment Scheduling Software to schedule an appointment with a PACE staff member. The scheduling site will open at 9am on Monday, July 13, 2020. We would suggest testing the link above and making sure it opens on your computer, so you do not encounter any issues on Monday when scheduling begins.

Preparing for your Appointment:

During this call, we will review your forms and documents to make sure everything is correct. If all forms and documents are in order, we will register you in a preschool class or put you on our waiting list.

Here are a few reminders:

  1. Please remember that these are phone appointments. Do not come to the Board of Education Building during your appointment time. A PACE staff member will call you using the number you enter when scheduling your appointment.
  2. Please be prepared for our call. We will call your number at your appointment time. If you do not answer, we will try again 5 minutes later. If you do not answer the second time, we will move to the next appointment and you will have to reschedule for a later date and time.
  3. We need to have your completed forms and documents prior to your appointment. You may drop-off your documents or mail them into our office. Please review the instructions on our website.
Preschool Handbook:  

The preschool handbook contains important information to help you and your child be successful in our preschool program. The handbook includes information such as attendance procedures, tuition costs, billing dates, payment methods, and specifics about your child's day at school. Please read the handbook and familiarize yourself with the information.

If you have any questions, please contact the PACE Office at pace@pthsd.net.

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