New Student Registration

Registration for all new students must be completed at the District Office located at The Knox Building, 400 S. Perry Street, Johnstown, NY. In order to register a new student, residency in the Greater Johnstown School District must be verified. The residency verification form and all necessary registration forms are available on the forms page, or the forms can be obtained and completed at the Registration Office. For questions about enrolling students, call (518) 736-1070.

Proof of residency must be provided using one of the following:

  • Current utility bill
  • Lease Agreement
  • Copy of Purchase Contract
  • Copy of deed
  • Letter from attorney (including date/time of closing)

After completing the residency information, you will be asked to complete a Registration form, a Request for Records and a Home Language Questionnaire (find forms on forms page). We request that you bring the following paperwork with you:

  • Child’s Birth Certificate
  • Child’s Immunization Record
  • Custody Paperwork (if applicable)
  • Child’s IEP (if applicable)
  • Name, address and phone number for previous school district

Any incomplete paperwork will need to be obtained as soon as possible.

2021-22 Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration

On March 29, 2021, the Greater Johnstown School District will begin accepting registration for new Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students for the 2021-22 school year. Registration packets will not be accepted prior to March 29.

Current 2020-2021 Pre-Kindergarten students enrolled at Johnstown do not need to complete the registration process for Kindergarten in 2021-2022.

Directions for registering for 2021-22 pre-k or kindergarten students

Step 1:

Registration documents may be printed from the forms page on the district website, or may be picked up at the Knox Building, 400 South Perry Street, between 8:00 am. and 3:30 p.m.

Step 2:

Beginning on March 29, 2021, copies of completed registration documents (see list below) may be dropped off in a sealed envelope at the Knox Building between 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on days when school is in session.

Required documents:

  • All Completed registration forms
  • Copies of 2 Proofs of Address
  • Copy of Parent ID
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Immunization Record
  • Copy of IEP (if applicable)
  • Copy of Custody Court Order (if Applicable)