Welcome to the Borough of Stratford

Borough of Stratford has a population of 7,040 in 1.59 square miles in the County of Camden,
State of New Jersey,(Census Bureau 2010) founded in 1889 and incorporated by the State Legislators in 1925.

The Borough is bordered by the Borough of Hi-Nella on the north and Gloucester Township on the north and east, the Borough of Somerdale an0d the Borough of Lindenwold is to the west, and the Borough of Laurel Springs and the Borough of Lindenwold to the south.

Recreational facilities include five parks, play fields and playgrounds. There are various charitable, non-profit organizations such as Stratford Athletic Organization, Tar-Kill (Soccer), Summer Programs, Sterling Youth Athletic Association, the Sterling Kiwanis, and the William Kenney Memorial VFW Post.

The Borough of Stratford is governed under a Mayor-Council form of government. The Council consists of six (6) members elected at large for three year terms. The Mayor is elected to a four year term. The Municipal elections are held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November.

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Stratford Kindergarten Registration for 2016-17

Registration will be Tuesday, February 16th, Wednesday, February 17th, Tuesday, February 23rd
and Thursday, February 25th from 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM at Yellin
School.  Children who reside in Stratford and Hi-Nella are eligible to attend Kindergarten in September 2016 if they are five (5) years old on or before October 1, 2016.

Information can be found on the website stratford.k12.nj.us by going to the Kindergarten Registration tab.  You can pick up a registration packet at the Yellin School main office Monday-Friday from 7:30 AM – 3:45 PM.  
Please call Terri Raphelson at 856-783-1094 or email raphelsont@stratford.k12.nj.us with any questions prior to registration.

Crime Prevention Alert

The Stratford Police Department is investigating a rash of thefts occurring from unlocked vehicles. All thefts have occurred in Old Stratford during overnight hours. Residents are reminded to keep your car doors locked and to ensure valuables are out of public view. Please be aware of any suspicious person prowling the streets and we ask that you call 911 if you see anything out of the ordinary. Confidential crime tips can be emailed to: tips@stratfordpd.org