• STUDENT REGISTRATION AND ADMISSION PROCEDURES 
     
     
    REGISTRATIONS FOR 2019-2020
     are held at Central Registration,
    2551 Murray Avenue, Huntingdon Valley  
                    by appointment only.                    
    Please email: registration@lmtsd.org
    or call 215-938-0230, ext. 3217
    to set up an appointment to bring in forms and documents.
    See documentation requirements below.
     
     
     
    Section I:
    Section II:
     
    Section III:
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    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 (top right: click on Policies, then go to Section 200 Pupils)
      • Admission of Nonresident students shall be in accordance with LMTSD Policy No. 202.  
    • Only parents or guardians may register students.
      • Legal guardians must present court-ordered custody or guardianship papers.
      • Notarized statements are not accepted.
    • Age Eligibility for 2019-20:
      • Kindergarten Registrants must have a birth date before 09/1/2014
      • First Grade Registrants must have a birth date before 08/31/2013
     
    1.  PROOF OF STUDENT BIRTH DATE - Documentation of age requirement for admission may be satisfied by the original birth certificate or valid passport. 
     
    2.  PARENT/GUARDIAN PHOTO ID is required when registering a student (current driver's license, government issued photo or valid passport), and a copy of spouse's driver's license if he/she will not attend the registration meeting.  
    • IMPORTANT NOTE:  If separated or divorced, 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 or adoptive parents and notarized. 
     
    3.  Student Registration Packet:  Please print out ALL of the following listed student registration forms, health forms, and the Multiple Occupancy form (which may not be applicable to your residency situation).  
     
                 Individual forms are available in links below:
     
              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.
     

              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 basisProperty owner and multiple occupant (parent/guardian) must each provide three current proofs of address. Form must be notarized.

    4. 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:
    • one of the following documents:
      • Property deed 
      • Most recent Lower Moreland tax bill 
      • Agreement of Sale:
        • must show a settlement date
        • you must provide the deed (or signed settlement papers) plus two additional proofs of residency to the Registrar within one week of the closing date
        • if you will not occupy the home by the child(ren)'s first day of school, the family must pay tuition as per School Board Policy #202 
      • Notarized lease (rental agreement) 
        • The lease must contain your landlord's telephone number, list your child(ren) as occupants, show start and end dates, and include the page with tenant and landlord signatures (notarization on the signature page).
    • plus two of the following proofs of residency (showing your name and the Lower Moreland township address) - must be current
      • utility bill (water, cable, electric)
      • credit card account billing statement
      • bank statement
      • mortgage statement
      • homeowner or renter's insurance statement
      • vehicle insurance statement
      • vehicle registration
      • voter's registration card
      • letter from employer (if not self-employed)
      • paycheck stub
     
    5.  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.
     
    6.  GRADES 6 THROUGH 12 ONLY:
    • The following form must be completed by a parent/guardian by the date of registration: LMTSD Parent/Guardian Chromebook Agreement.
    • Please bring a check for the Chromebook technology fee in the amount of $25 made payable to the Lower Moreland Township School District.

     

     Welcome to Lower Moreland!  
    Thank you for choosing the Lower Moreland Township School District
    as your child's educational home.
    We are honored that 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 II: 
     
    CHANGE OF ADDRESS:
     
    When there is a change to your residence address within the district, parents/guardians must advise Central Registration within two weeks.  Please email registration@lmtsd.org or call 215-938-0230, ext. 3217 to present the following items:
    • parent/guardian photo ID
      • If both parents do not reside in the same home, a court custody agreement (or) a notarized parental custody agreement is required
    • deed, recent LM tax bill or notarized lease
    • two other recently dated proofs of residency (bills or statements from businesses/organizations showing parent/guardian's name and address)
    • Multiple Occupancy form (if parent/guardian is not the homeowner)

     
    EXTENDED ABSENCE:
     
    School Board policy states: If a student is absent for ten (10) days in a row without an absence note from a medical provider, the district must drop the student from the active school rolls.
     
    In order for a student to be re-enrolled after being withdrawn for an extended absence, one utility bill or other proof of residency is required. This proof:
    • must be delivered or emailed to the District Registrar on or before the day of student's return 
    • must be dated within the last 30 days of the student's return

    Questions?  Please email registration@lmtsd.org or call 215-938-0230, ext. 3217.

     
    SECTION III: HELPFUL WEBLINKS