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Lower Merion School District



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

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

All registrations for grades K-12 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. 

Kindergarten and 1st   grade    registration (for new students only)    for the 2019-2020 school year begins in February 2019.


Registration for grades 2-12 for  the 2019-2020 school year begins in April 2019.


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, 2019  for Kindergarten
  • 6 years old on or before September 1, 2019  for 1st Grade

If you currently reside in Lower Merion School District, the first step is completing the online registration application. Please click the correct button below for the school year for which  you are enrolling your child.

After the application is received and reviewed by our office, you will be contacted with instructions to set an appointment at our office to present the required registration documents. Please read our FAQ for additional details. 

Kindergarten is a half-day program

  • AM Session: 9:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
  • PM Session: 12:45 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.

K/1 Registration Dates:

  • FEBRUARY 4, 2019    - MARCH 1, 2019 (LMSD is closed 2/18) - Cynwyd , Merion, Penn Wynne    

  • MARCH 4, 2019 - MARCH    29, 2019 - Belmont Hills, Gladwyne, Penn Valley

Click here to read important information about  Kindergarten Transportation for the 2019-2020 school year. 

LMSD is sharing this list of local kindergarten and kindergarten enrichment programs as a resource for families who may be looking beyond the half-day kindergarten offered by our public schools. The list may not be complete and inclusion on the list does not imply endorsement by the District. The list is not guaranteed to be an accurate reflection of services currently offered by the listed providers and merely reflects services advertised by the providers on their websites at the time of publication. Families are encouraged to conduct their own research to pick the best fit for their children and their family’s needs.