Enrollment Processes

District Enrollment Process

General Registration Procedures

  • Review the Registration Requirements for list of required and requested documents
  • Download a registration form from Registration Documents or obtain one at the JTASD Administration Office
  • Complete the form, gather required and requested documentation and contact the registrar for an appointment
  • Attend registration appointment with registrar
  • You will be contacted within 3-5 school days by the school's guidance counselor to make an appointment to schedule your student(s) into their respective school(s). Transportation details will be arranged at that time. Please do not arrive at the school until you are contacted by the school for your appointment, as the paperwork must first be processed by the registrar.

Kindergarten Open Registration Procedures

The student must be five (5) years old by September 1st to be eligible for kindergarten.

Open registration for kindergarten for the following school year is typically scheduled in late March or early April, and will be announced on the district website and by public notice.  Open registration will be held at both L.B. Morris School and Penn Kidder Campus, and you should attend the registration for the school your child will be attending.  If there is a question concerning which school, please review the Zoning Maps or contact the JTASD Administration office. An apppointment is necessary during the open registration days at each school and can be scheduled by contacting the respective school's office. Kindergarten students registering after the open registration days should follow the General Registration procedures listed above.

Pre-K Counts Registration Procedures

The student must be 3 or 4 years of age by September 1. The Jim Thorpe Area Pre-K Counts Program is only open to students who reside within the district.

Starting on May 22, 2012, we will be taking registration applications by appointment only for the program for the 2012-13 School year.

Registration for students eligible for the Pre-K Counts program is typically scheduled in mid-May and will be annoiunced on the district website and by public notice.  Registration will be by appointment only.  Please download the Pre-K Counts application or obtain it from the JTASD Administration office, complete the application, gather all required documentation and make an appointment with the registrar. You will be notified as to your child's eligibility and status in August.