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Lower Merion School District



New registrants please click here for important, new information regarding the 2018-19 student registration process.

All registrations for Kindergarten and 1st Grade for the 2018-2019 school year take place at the LMSD Central Registration office located at 301 E Montgomery Ave in Ardmore.

Registration is by appointment only.

To register for school, a new student must be:

  • A resident of Lower Merion School District (Proof of residency is required)
  • 5 years old on or before September 1, 2018 for Kindergarten
  • 6 years old on or before September 1, 2018 for 1st Grade

Students currently enrolled in a LMSD Kindergarten program do not need to register again for first grade.

Parents/Guardians should make every effort to register their child during the school-specific dates listed below. This will ensure you receive orientation information and will also assist in classroom planning.

Please see the FAQ list below for additional information on K/1 registration:

Cynwyd Elementary
Merion Elementary
Monday, Feb. 5 - Friday, Feb. 23

LMSD Closed 2/19

Penn Valley Elementary
Penn Wynne Elementary
Monday, Feb. 26 - Friday, Mar. 16
Belmont Hills Elementary
Gladwyne Elementary
Monday, Mar. 19 - Friday, April 6

LMSD Closed 3/30

LMSD Registration Office
301 E. Montgomery Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003
Phone: 610-658-3996
Fax: 610-645-6512

  • K & 1st grade registration for the 2018-19 school year will begin in February 2018.
  • Registration for grades 2-12 for the 2018-19 school year will begin in April 2018.