Registration of New Students
Parents/guardians must present themselves IN PERSON with the completed registration forms and with ORIGINAL documentation. DO NOT mail registration packets as they will not be accepted.
Prerequisites for Registration
- Students must reside in the Town of Pelham to attend the Pelham Public Schools as a resident.
- The parent/guardian must provide photo identification, such as a valid driver's license or passport at the time of registration.
- For a Pelham resident to register a child living in his or her residence, documents showing legal custody may be required.
Documents Required for Registration
Application for Admittance
- This form must be completed and notarized
Proof of Residency in Pelham
- All residents are required to submit two acceptable proofs of residency such as: two complete and recent (within last three months) copies of a Con Edison bill, cable bill, or bank statement. NOTE: phone bills and a driver's license are not acceptable.
- In addition, kindly bring original documents:
- Current Homeowners: tax bill for their residence with their name
- New Homebuyers: contract of sale and signed closing statement or deed
- Non-Homeowners: signed, dated and notarized lease and proof of payment (cancelled checks or receipts) of two recent months' rent (can include security) with respective bills from the landlord OR, for non-renters, two postmarked government or utility mailings with applicant's name and address. All Non-Homeowners must also complete and submit a notarized District affidavit from their landlord or property owner.
- Immunization Records: Please submit most recent copy of child's immunization and physical record. Children entering the public schools must be immunized (View Immunization Requirements for Schools).
- Health Certificate: In addition, please submit the following forms:
- Health (Physical Certificate)
- Health & Information Survey Form
- Dental Health Certificate Form
- Health Disclosure Authorization Form
- Proof of Age of Incoming Student
- NYS Education Department Home Language Questionanaire
- Official Document from Prior School - This includes school records, report card, prior school schedule, and transcripts. The Grading Scale (e.g. A=90, B=80, etc.) or School Profile must also be submitted.
- IEP if applicable
- Pupil Record Release Form
Once the District reviews all paperwork, the registration process will proceed. Misrepresentation of information will be considered an act of fraud and may be legally prosecuted.
- Registration Checklist
- Application for Admittance
- (Must be Notarized)
- Home Language Questionnaire - English
- Affidavit of Property Owner/Landlord in Support of Admission Application (for renters only - must be notarized)
- Resident Affidavit
- Health Certificate Appraisal (Physical)
- Health and Information Survey
- Emergency Information Form
Registration is handled by the office of Curriculum, Instruction and Personnel.
Pelham Public Schools
18 Franklin Place
Pelham, NY 10803
914.738.3434 ext. 1211