Important Information Regarding the Food Distribution Program
Kearny School District is pleased to offer healthy meals to all students for the 2022/2023 school year. The online application for free and reduced school meals is available in the parent portal IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FREE OR REDUCED MEALS, YOU MUST PAY FOR LUNCH OR SEND YOUR STUDENT TO SCHOOL WITH A LUNCH. We encourage you to apply for the program to see if you qualify.
The Kearny School District will be accepting online registrations for the following programs for the 2023-24 school year:
Full Day Preschool Age 4 Child must be Four years of age by October 1, 2023
Full Day Kindergarten Age 5 Child must be Five years of age by October 1, 2023
Registration will be completed ONLINE ONLY following the schedule below. You do not need to come to the Board of Education Office.
Students will be placed on a first come, first serve basis until all available seats are filled. No registrations will be accepted prior to February 1, 2023
Full Day Preschool Age 4 & Full Day Kindergarten
Full Day Preschool Age 3 (Limited seats- Available only by lottery) Child must be Three years of age by October 1, 2023
Link to enter lottery will be (here) on March 1, 2023 at 9:00 AM and will close March 31, 2023 at 4:00 PM.
Date and time for the lottery drawing will be announced after lottery is closed
New Student Registration for the current 2022-2023 School Year
Pre-Registration for 2023-24 school year is not available at this time.
Registration Office Contact information
Karen Ferrara- Residency Officer
Kerry Bulger- Residency Office Secretary
John O'Connor - Residency Investigator firstname.lastname@example.org