Welcome to Registration/Residency

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.


Click here to apply for free and reduced lunch meals - English

Haga clic aquí para solicitar comidas gratis o a precio reducido - Español


Clique aqui para solicitar refeições gratuitas ou reduzidas - Portuguese

Lunch Payment options

Opciones de pago del almuerzo -Español

Opções de pagamento do almoço -Português

Board Policy 8550 -regarding unpaid meal charges

Complete English lunch application packet

Complete Spanish Lunch application Packet

Privacy Act / Non-discrimination Statement English and Spanish

Pre-K and K registration

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

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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