MOVING TO BORDENTOWN? FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS
Best wishes as you consider moving into one of the communities served by the Bordentown Regional School District. The area is an outstanding one in which to raise a family, and we wish you the best in your search for a new home.
Among the attractions of the area is an excellent school system that offers programs directed toward meeting the needs of all students. The single best source about the school district is the district web site at www.bordentown.k12.nj.us. The web site is constantly updated and contains detailed information and telephone numbers. Following are some commonly asked questions.
1. What communities make up the Regional School District?
Our district is comprised of the Township of Bordentown, the City of Bordentown and the Borough of Fieldsboro. New Hanover Township sends students on a tuition basis grades 9-12.
There are five schools in the school district. There are two schools on the city campus; Clara Barton is located in Bordentown City and serves students in kindergarten through grade 2, and MacFarland Intermediate School, located in Bordentown City, serves grades 3 through 5. Peter Muschal is located in Bordentown Township and serves students in PreK through grade 5. Bordentown Regional Middle School, located in Bordentown Township, serves all students in grades 6, 7 & 8 and Bordentown Regional High School serves all students in grades 9-12 and is located in Bordentown Township.
City Campus Students Grades K-5: Generally speaking, children who reside in Bordentown City, Holloway Meadows, Fieldsboro, Crystal Lake, Bradford Point, the Glen, Point Breeze and Meadow Run attend Clara Barton Elementary School and MacFarland Intermediate School. (students living on the west side of Route 206 attend the City Campus, Clara Barton and MacFarland Schools)
Township Residents Grades PreK-5: children who reside in Bordentown Township, except if mentioned above, generally attend Peter Muschal Elementary School. (students living on the east side of Route 206 attend Peter Muschal Elementary School)
Grades 6-8: All students, city, township and Fieldsboro, attend Bordentown Regional Middle School.
Grades 9-12: All students, city, township and Fieldsboro, attend Bordentown Regional High School. Detailed information about all schools can be found on our web site, www.bordentown.k12.nj.us.
If your child is currently enrolled in another school, go to that school’s office and request transfer materials. Those materials can be sent to the school in which your child will be enrolled in Bordentown. Call the Bordentown Regional school your child will attend and you will be provided with direction on how to complete registration.
If your child is receiving special education services in the current school, please call our Child Study Team office at 609 298 0025 Ext. 1135.
-In order to enter kindergarten, a child must be five years old before October 1. Kindergarten registration usually takes place in April or May. Call the school for information.
-Proof of age and residency are required at registration.