STUDENT REGISTRATION AND ADMISSION PROCEDURES
     
     
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    Section II:
    Section III:
      
     
    2017-18 REGISTRATION FOR ENROLLMENT
     Please schedule a registration appointment as soon as possible!
     
    Summer Registration Dates are as follows:
    Monday and Tuesday, July 17 - 18 
    Monday through Wednesday, July 24 - 26 
    Monday and Tuesday, July 31 - August 1
    Wednesday and Thursday, August 9 - 10
    Monday through Thursday, August 14 - 17
    Friday, August 25 
    Monday, August 28 
     
    Call 215-938-0220, ext. 2164
    or email: registration@lmtsd.org
     
    Please schedule at your earliest opportunity. 
     See Section I below for registration requirements. 
     
     
     
     
     

     Welcome to Lower Moreland!  
    Thank you for choosing Lower Moreland Township School District
     as your child's educational home.
    We are honored you are entrusting us with your child
    and will work hard every day to maintain that trust. 
                      We truly believe our parents are partners with us in educating the whole child                           and look forward to working with you.
     
    SECTION I: REGISTRATION APPOINTMENT INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION
    • Enrollment in Lower Moreland schools is restricted to Lower Moreland township residents.
      • Registrations are governed by School Board Policies No. 200 and No. 201
      • Admission of Nonresident students shall be in accordance with LMTSD Policy No. 202.  
    • 2017-18 Age Eligibility:
      • Registrants for Kindergarten must have a birth date before 9/1/12 
      • Registrants for 1st grade must have a birth date before 8/31/11
    • Only parents or legal guardians may register students. Legal guardians must present court-ordered custody or guardianship documentation. Notarized statements are not accepted.
    • Click here for an easy to use Registration Checklist that outlines all forms and documents which should be brought to the registration meeting.
    1.  Parent/Guardian PHOTO ID is required when registering a student (current driver’s license, government issued photo or Passport), and a copy of spouse's driver's license if he/she will not attend the registration meeting.
             NOTE: If separated or divorced, his/her license is not required, but you must bring paperwork showing who has physical custody of the child(ren). If court documentation is not available, please bring a parental agreement stating where your child will be living the majority of the time. This statement must be signed by both biological parents and notarized.
    2.  STUDENT REGISTRATION PACKET includes the following forms:
    3.  REQUIRED HEALTH FORMS – PA law requires that proof of immunization must be provided before a child can be admitted to any public, private or parochial school. Please review the immunization requirements found on the health website.  
    4.  PROOF OF STUDENT BIRTH DATEDocumentation of age requirement for admission may be satisfied by the original birth certificate or duly attested transcript of the birth certificate. 
     
    5.  MULTIPLE OCCUPANCY FORM - (if applicable) It is necessary to bring the notarized multiple occupancy form to registration if parent/guardian does not own or lease property in Lower Moreland Township School District but resides with a Lower Moreland Township School District resident on a full-time basis. Property owner and multiple occupant (parent/guardian) must each provide three current proofs of address. Form must be notarized.
    6.  THREE PROOFS OF RESIDENCY – Under Sections 1301 and 1302 of the PA School Code, Lower Moreland Township School District requires that proof of residency is verified before a student can be registered in our schools.  Owning property and payment of property taxes in Lower Moreland Township School District does not automatically fulfill the residency clause as stated in the Pennsylvania School CodeThe following shall be used to verify residency:
      •  Property deed, most recent LM property tax bill, or notarized residential lease 
        • The lease must contain your landlord's telephone number, list your child(ren) as occupants, and include the page where both you and the landlord have signed with notarization.
        • Agreements of Sale must show a settlement date. Please note that you will be required to produce settlement papers or the deed after settlement.  If you do not occupy the home by the child(ren)'s first day of school, the family must pay tuition as per School Board Policy #202. 
      • plus 2 additional items that can include:
      Internal Revenue Statement  Voter Registration Card
       Insurance Statement  Vehicle Registration
       Letter from Employer (if not self-employed)  Welfare Card
      Bank Statement Utility Activation or Billing Statement
       Billing Statement

      7.  SCHOOL RECORDS 
      • Academic records such as last two year's final report cards, any standardized testing reports, and transcript.
      • If applicable, IEP/GIEP and Evaluation Report, 504 plan, or other Special Education accommodations/modifications.

       
       
       
       
       
       
      SECTION II: CHANGE OF ADDRESS
       
      When you originally registered your child(ren) in Lower Moreland Township School District, you were required to provide proof of your residency in Lower Moreland Township. If you move within Lower Moreland Township School District, you must provide proof of residency for your new address. 
       
      When there is a  CHANGE OF ADDRESS within the district, parents/guardians must schedule an appointment with Central Registration within two weeks to present these items:
      • parent/guardian photo ID
      • deed, recent LM tax bill or notarized lease
        • Residential lease must be notarized, contain your landlord's telephone number, list your child(ren) as occupants, and include the page where both you and the landlord have signed..
      • two other proofs of residency
      • If parents do not reside in the same home, you will also need to show court custody agreement (or) a notarized parental custody agreement
      • Multiple Occupancy form (if applicable)
      Please be aware that your child(ren)'s address and bus transportation cannot be changed until new proof of residency is received and verified. 
       
       
       
       
      SECTION III: HELPFUL WEBLINKS  
       
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