Dorchester New Student Registration

Last Updated: 7/8/2021 1:34 PM




Welcome to Dorchester School in Woodcliff Lake.  We look forward to meeting you and to registering your child(ren).  When registering, please provide:

1.  A completed registration form (copies also available in the office)

2.  Child’s original** Birth Certificate or Passport (copies will be made and original returned)

3.  Required residency documentation

     a.  deed, lease, or resident affidavit

     b.  current utility bill

4.  Driver's license

5.  On-line Woodcliff Lake Home Language Survey (see below) 

**During COVID restrictions, originals are not required.

Also due before starting school:  current physical and immunization documents.  


Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all registrations are being conducted by e-mail.  When submitting the paperwork, please include a statement authorizing Dorchester School to request your child's records from the former school.  To register your child or if you have questions regarding school registration, please contact:

Mrs. Bonnie Carabetta



Registration form

Emergency Contact Form (for students entering mid-year; an on-line form is requested each year in August.)


Additionally, please complete the on-line Woodcliff Lake Home Language Survey.  If you require the survey in another language, contact Mrs. Carabetta.




Constant Contact is a “green” communication tool used by the Woodcliff Lake School District for communicating to families on a regular basis.  This includes the Woodcliff Weekly mailing, Thursday Information for Parents and Students (TIPS), which provides information on events in the district.  In addition emergency or other important information is sent via this communication tool.  One e-mail that you provide will be registered on Constant Contact to receive these announcements.  A link is provided on the District Homepage if you would like to register multiple e-mail addresses. 

Click here to register for Constant Contact