Kindergarten Registration

Brockton Public Schools
Kindergarten Registration
2020-2021

For Brockton residents born between
September 1, 2014  - August 31, 2015


WHERE DO I REGISTER?

Brockton Public Schools
School Registration and  
Parent Information Center

60 Crescent Street
Brockton, MA  02301

(508) 580.7950 Phone
(508) 580.7956  Fax
(508) 894.4294  Fax

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

EXTENDED EVENING HOURS:
Wednesday: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
(only on days when school is in session)

Last registration is taken half-hour before closing.

Book your appointment online here.

Help is available in Cape Verdean Crioulo, English, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese and Spanish.


ASSIGNMENT IS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

1.  Complete and timely registration
2.  Seat availability
3.  Sibling preference*
4.  Proximity to school
5.  Racial Fairness Guidelines

* If parents submit a complete registration between March 16 and May 15, 2020, sibling preference will be prioritized. After May 15, 2020 sibling preference is not guaranteed.
Assignment notices for students registered between March 16 and May 15, 2020  will be mailed to families’ homes in July. Students with an incomplete file will not receive an assignment until their file is completed.

Any registration completed after May 15, 2020 will be on a first come, first served basis.

WHO MAY REGISTER?

Any Brockton resident born between
September 1, 2014 and August 31, 2015

WHAT DO I NEED TO REGISTER?

ENGLISH, FRENCH, PORTUGUESE, SPANISH

  • Official birth certificate or passport  indicating parents’ names (Copies are not accepted.)
  • Parent’s/Guardian’s valid picture I.D.
  • Three documents that prove Brockton residency  (see Chart #2 below)
  • Required Immunizations (see Chart  #3 below)
  • Proof of lead screening
  • Proof of vision screening with stereopsis
  • Recent physical exam from doctor
  • Important names, addresses and telephone numbers (doctors, hospital, emergency contacts and childcare providers)
  • Individualized Education Plan (if child has been identified as having special educational needs)

Chart #2

Brockton Public Schools Residency Policy

All applicants must submit at least one document from each of the following columns:

Column A Column B Column C
  • Copy of deed AND record of most recent mortgage payment
  • Copy of lease AND record of most recent rent payment
  • Notarized BPS address affidavit form (requires additional documentation)
  • Section 8 agreement
  • A utility bill or work order (dated within the past 60 days), including:
  • Gas bill
  • Oil bill
  • Electric bill
  • Home telephone bill (not cell phone)
  • Cable bill
  • Water bill
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Current vehicle registration
  •  Valid MA photo ID
  • Valid passport,
  •  W-2 form
  •  Excise tax bill
  •  Property tax bill, (dated within the past 60 days)
  •  Approved government letter
  • Payroll stub
  • Bank or credit card statement

*Legal guardianship requires additional documentation from a court or agency. The BPS residency policy does not apply to students experiencing homelessness. (McKinney-Vento Act)


Chart #3

Required Immunizations for Kindergarten

Hepatitis B 3 doses
DTa/DTP 5 doses 5 doses
Polio 4 doses
MMR 2 doses
Varicella 2 doses or documentation of disease

 

WHEN DO I REGISTER?

Chart #1

Kindergarten Registration is done in alphabetical order by parent’s/guardian’s last name.

A-I

MARCH 16 - MARCH 27

J-Q

MARCH 30 - APRIL 10

R-Z

APRIL 13 - APRIL 24

OPEN

APRIL 27 - MAY 15

To improve the likelihood of your child being assigned to a school of your choice, please use the above schedule and apply during the earliest registration period based on the first initial of your last name.

 

Upcoming Events

Pamphlet of for student registration

Click here for the Kindergarten Registration brochure in

 ENGLISH, FRENCH, PORTUGUESE, SPANISH

Click below for information on our DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAMS

ENGLISH, FRENCH, PORTUGUESE, SPANISH 

or click here for our Dual Language Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 

 ENGLISH, FRENCH, PORTUGUESE, SPANISH