New Student Registration
We welcome you and your child to the Carmel Central School District! The experience of these memorable years will be exciting and rewarding. We look forward to working with you as a team to support your child’s social, emotional intellectual, physical and aesthetic development.
As a public school system, we welcome all students who live within the boundaries of the Carmel Central School District and meet state age and health requirements. Our district has one high school, one middle school and three elementary schools. Students are assigned to our elementary schools based on the attendance zone where they reside. Please see our District-Assigned Roads guide to determine which elementary school your child will attend.
To register a kindergarten through Grade 12 student, please use our PowerSchool online registration system. You will be prompted to create a PowerSchool account or log into an existing one. The online registration system has a "save" feature which allows a draft version of the registration to be saved and revisited for completion at a later time.
If you do not have access to a computer to complete the online registration process, please contact the school's building registrar.
If English is not your first language and you require assistance with registration, please contact our bilingual Outreach Coordinator, Lillian Cruz-Urbina, who can assist with completing the registration packet or help answer any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org; (845) 878-2094 x258 (office) or (845) 540-9094 (cell).
Proof of Residency
Parents/guardians wishing to enroll their child(ren) in Carmel Central School District must provide two (2) valid documents that establish residency in the district. Post Office boxes do not provide a physical address within the district and cannot be accepted. Documents accepted must include the student's physical address.
Two forms of proof of residence in the Carmel Central School District, such as the following, are required (dated within the last 60 days).
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Proof of Age
New York State law states that a child must turn five (5) years old on or before December 1 to enroll in kindergarten. The following documents may be used to prove age:
- Birth certificate
- Valid passport
- Baptismal Certificate
- State or other government-issued ID
Proof of Immunizations
Must be received within 14 days of the first day of enrollment. See a list of New York State required immunizations for a complete list of immunizations needed.
Please provide the most current report card and/or an IEP or 504 plan, if applicable.
If there are any other special circumstances, such as a custody agreement, name change, order or protection, etc., please provide that documentation by contacting the building registrar.
Students who are not residing with their natural parents are required to provide proof of guardianship. Please use the Parent/Custodial affidavit form.
Student-athletes attending Carmel High School must complete the New Student/Transfer forms in the registration packet to be eligible to participate in athletics. Questions can be directed to the Director of Athletics, Christopher Salumn, by calling (845) 225-8441 x462.
Resources & Forms
Carmel High School
30 Fair Street, Carmel, NY 10512
Phone: (845) 225‐8441; Fax: (845) 228‐2307
Registrar: Kristen Vinciguerra (email@example.com)
George Fischer Middle School
281 Fair Street, Carmel, NY 10512
Phone: (845) 228‐2300; Fax: (845) 228‐2321
Registrar: Anne Marie Pagnotta (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Kent Elementary School
1091 Route 52, Carmel, NY 10512
Phone: (845) 225‐5029; Fax: (845) 225‐1849
Registrar: Patricia Thompkins (email@example.com)
Kent Primary School
1065 Route 52, Carmel, NY 10512
Phone: (845) 225 ‐5025; Fax: (845) 228‐4824
Registrar: Antoinette Bao Oconnor Hnatuck (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Matthew Paterson Elementary School
100 South Street, Patterson, NY 12563
Phone: (845) 878‐3211; Fax: (845) 878‐3964
Registrar: Becky Kiechle (email@example.com)