• STUDENT REGISTRATION AND ADMISSION PROCEDURES 
     
     
    REGISTRATIONS FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR
     are held at Central Registration,
    2551 Murray Avenue, Huntingdon Valley.  
    Registrations are by appointment only.
    Please email: registration@lmtsd.org
    or call 215-938-0230, ext. 3217
    to set up an appointment.
     
    See documentation requirements below.
     
     
     
    Section I:
    Section II:
    Section III:
     
     
     
     
     

     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 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.  
    • Only parents or legal guardians may register students.
      • Legal guardians must present court-ordered custody or guardianship papers.
      • Notarized statements are not accepted.
    • Age Eligibility:
      • Kindergarten Registrants
        • for 2018-19: must have a birth date before 09/1/2013
      • First Grade Registrants
        • for 2018-19: must have a birth date before 08/31/2012
     
    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: this link provides 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:
     
     
    4.  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.  

    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 or agreement of sale, most recent Lower Moreland tax bill, or a notarized residential lease 
      • The lease must contain your landlord's telephone number, list your child(ren) as occupants, and include the page with tenant and landlord signatures with notarization.
      • Agreements of Sale:
        • must show a settlement date
        • two additional proofs are still required
        • you must produce settlement papers or the deed after closing
        • 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 (showing your name and Lower Moreland township address)
      • 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
     
    7.  ONE 2 ONE FORMS for students registering for Murray Avenue School or Lower Moreland High School, PLEASE COMPLETE:
     
    8.  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
      • 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 proofs of residency (bills or statements from businesses/organizations showing family name and address)
    • Multiple Occupancy form (if parent/guardian is not the homeowner)
    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