Non-Resident Students

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Admissions Process

Applications for the 2016-17 school year are now being accepted for non-resident students in grades K-12.

Download 2016-17 Non-Resident Application

Submit the completed application via email to Deputy Superintendent Stephen Walker. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants who have submitted a complete application can expect to hear from the District within approximately two weeks of submission.

The decision on whether a non-resident student will be admitted to the District on a tuition basis will be made in the sole discretion of the District in accord with Board policy. View Board Policy 5152: Admission of Non-Resident Students for additional details.


The tuition rate for the 2016-17 school year is:

  • $11,000 for Grades K-5
  • $14,000 for Grades 6-12

Payment schedule:

  • 50% by September 6, 2016
  • 50% by January 2, 2017

Tuition must be made by check.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are NJ residents eligible to enroll?

Yes. Students who live in New Jersey may apply for admission.

Can non-resident students join clubs and try out for sports teams?

Yes. Non-residents students in good standing are entitled to participate in all athletic and extracurricular activities as residents.

Is transportation provided for non-resident students?

No. Transportation to/from school, athletics and extracurricular activities is the responsibility of the student’s parent/guardian. Ramapo Central School District will not provide transportation for non-residents.