Thank you for your interest in registering your child for the Old Forge School District.  Admission guidelines and applications are available on this page.  Newcomers seeking information on schools (other than registration information), should call the Old Forge SD Office at (570) 457 – 6721.

Children are eligible for kindergarten in the school district if they are five years of age on or before August 31.

Registration for the 2018-2019 school year for kindergarten will be held in our high school auditorium on:

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018
  • Thursday, March 22, 2018

Registration hours are between 9:00am-11:30am and 1:00pm-3:00pm on both days.

In order to facilitate the registration process, parents are asked to have all required documentation at time of registration. Registrations will not be complete until all the documentation is provided to the district.

Registration Packet Download Link (2/17/16) (PDF – 2.28 MB)

The Following Items are Needed for Registration:

Proof of Age

  • Original birth certificate.
  • Original Baptismal certificate or transcript of the record of Baptism – duly certified and showing the date of birth.
  • Written statement from your family physician on their letterhead attesting to the chronological age of the student.

Proof of District Residency

  • If you own :
    • A current utility bill, the part with your name, address, and date on it. (i.e. PPL, Cable, Water, Oil, etc
    • In addition to the above, the new registrant (parent/guardian) must produce at least two of the following (must be current and must have the current Old Forge address):
      • driver’s license
      • vehicle registration
      • vehicle insurance
      • bank statement
      • W2 form/Payroll stub
      • health insurance statement.
  • If you rent:
    • A current utility bill, the part with your name, address, and date on it. (i.e. PPL, Cable, Water, Oil, etc.)
    • In addition to the above, the new registrant (parent/guardian) must produce at least two of the following (must be current and must have the current Old Forge address):
      • driver’s license
      • vehicle registration
      • vehicle insurance
      • bank statement
      • W2 form/Payroll stub
      • health insurance statement.
      • A copy of your current lease with your child/children’s name on it.
  • If the student/family lives with another district resident:
    • Multiple occupant application completed and notarized at time of registration
    • Homeowner/lessee must provide a current utility bill, the part with their name, address, and date on it (i.e.: PPL, Cable, Water, Oil, etc.)
    • In addition to the above, both the homeowner/lessee and the parent/guardian of the student (if also living with the district resident) must produce at least two of the following (must be current and reflection the registration address):
    • driver’s license
    • vehicle registration
    • vehicle insurance
    • bank statement
    • W2 form/Payroll stub
    • health insurance statement.

Immunization records
Including dates of the following boosters:

  • Diphtheria
  • Pertussis
  • Tetanus
  • Polio
  • Measles
  • Rubella
  • Mumps
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varivax and/or a history of chicken pox

For students entering Kindergarten
If the student has at least one dose in the series, but needs additional doses, a schedule of when the doses will be administered signed by the physician is required on or before the fifth school day of school.

For students entering 7th grade
Meningococcal (MCV) and Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) vaccines are due the first day of school or the student risks exclusion.

For students entering 12th grade: Meningococcal (MCV) vaccine is due the first day of school or the student risks exclusion.

Tuberculin test and/or tuberculin risk evaluation is required if the student is born outside of the United States