2017 Kindergarten Pre-registration link is now open

330x171-40724 (1)The Melrose Public Schools Kindergarten Pre-registration link is now open. 

Registration will begin on Monday, February 27, 2017



On-line pre-registration is now open and will close at 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, 2017.  You can access the link at http://melroseschools.com/families/student-registration/kindergarten-2017-2018/kindergarten-pre-registration

Why pre-register? Pre-registering will expedite your visit during the registration process. All families, whether you have pre-registered or not, must attend a registration session listed below.   If you do not have access to a computer to complete the on-line pre-registration, paper packets will be available at the following locations beginning on February 1:

  • Our website melroseschools.com – click on family, then student registration
  • Our Elementary Schools
  • The Parent Information Center located at Central Administration
  • The Early Childhood Center at the Franklin School
  • The Melrose Public Library


All families, whether you have pre-registered or not, must attend a registration session listed below:

Monday, February 27, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. –   Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School (café) 350 Lynn Fells Pkwy.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – noon – Parent Information Center (Central Admin.) 360 Lynn Fells Pkwy.

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Parent Information Center (Central Admin.) 360 Lynn Fells Pkwy.

NOTE:  Registrations are not processed on a first come basis and priority is not given to those registering on the first night.  However, it is important that you attend a registration session on February 27th, March 1st or March 2nd to be considered “on time”. With this in mind, please attend a registration session that best suits your personal schedule.  Registrations received after March 2, 2017 will result in assignments being made on a space available basis.

Requirements for Kindergarten:

  • Must be 5 years of age by September 1, 2017.
  • Must be a resident of Melrose.
  • Parents must attend a registration session to provide documents outlined below.

All families must bring the following documents to a registration session:

  • A copy of the On-line Registration Confirmation Page, which is sent to you via email after you have completed the on-line registration process. If you miss the on-line registration period, please print out and complete the kindergarten paper registration packet found at http://melroseschools.com/families/student-registration/. If you completed the online registration you do not need to complete a paper registration packet.
  • One original proof of residency from each of the 3 categories listed in the Residency Procedures (click here to view or print Residency Procedures). These documents must be an original mailed from the bill source, not a fax or printout from an online billing/payment center.
  • Home Language Survey (click here to print)
  • Original birth certificate. (Original document with seal must be presented.) We will make a copy for our file and return the original back to you.
  • Current physical exam, including immunizations. (Must be within 12 months of the start of school.)

Further details can be obtained by calling the Parent Information Center at 781-662-2000 ext. 1.