The Kindergarten Registration link is at the left
Welcome to Scituate Public Schools. To ensure a smooth transition for your student, please complete all forms and provide all documents noted in the registration requirements below.
The Requried Documentation and Forms
- Student Registration Form
- Child immunization records
- Birth Certificate (for grades 1 to 12 a copy is accepted)
- Proof of Scituate Residency – Click here for the policy .
Forms to Download
Scituate Student Registration Form - Rev. June 2016
Scituate Residency Requirements - The Scituate Public Schools Residency Policy/Procedure.
From Last School:
- Official Transcript and /or most recent report card Grades 7-12
- All Year-end and most recent report card Grades K-6
- Attendance Record for All Grades
- Discipline Records or confirmation of none for Grades 7 -12
- Most recent MCAS scores for Any Grades
- Other State wide assessment scores for Any Grades
Additional Forms: When applicable, these forms are required:
- Transportation Application
- Current IEP with parent signature
- Current EPP (Massachusetts Education Proficiency Plan)
- Current 504/DCAP
- Proof of Physical Custody/Record of Guardianship
And Then Mail The Forms
Mail your completed registration forms to the Registrar at the address below
Scituate Public Schools
606 C.J. Cushing Highway, Scituate MA 02066
Or Email The Forms
For required documents not emailed or for those needing to be photocopied, please contact the Registrar to make an appointment to complete your child's regisration.
Registration is complete once all forms and documents are approved by the Registrar.
Contacting the Registrar
After August 17th you can contact the Scituate Public School’s Registrar by either:
Student Birth Certificate
You may provide a copy of your child’s original Birth Certificate for Grades 1 to 12. For Kindergarten students an original must be presented, with a seal, at time of registration.
Proof of Residency
Please review the Residency Policy/Procedure at the end of this document.There are 3 types of evidence of residency that must be supplied to register your student(s). If you have any questions after reading the information contained in this document you can either review the Residency FAQ on the Scituate Schools web site at: http://www.scituate.k12.ma.us/images/Residency_FAQs.pdf , or you can contact the Registrar
Scituate Public Schools offers a fee-based transportation program.You can find the program details on the Scituate Public Schools Website at: http://www.scituate.k12.ma.us/index.php/district-information/transportation
Free and Reduced Lunch
The Scituate Public Schools provides free or reduced price meals to student whose families meet the financial requirements. You can access additional information and forms at http://www.scituate.k12.ma.us/index.php/food-service-home
Home Language Survey
Please complete the Home Language Survey page in the School Registration Form.The form is available in other languages at: http://www.doe.mass.edu/ell/hlsurvey/
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education regulations require that all schools determine the language(s) spoken in each student’s home in order to identify their specific language needs. This information is essential in order for schools to provide meaningful instruction for all students. If a language other than English is spoken in the home, the District is required to do further assessment of your student.
Race and Ethnicity
The state of Massachusetts ethnicity and race reporting categories are listed below. Respondents select one ethnicity code, and one or more race codes, for a total of 62 different possible combinations.
Ethnicity is either:
- Hispanic or Latino:A person of Cuban, Mexican,Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. The term, "Spanish origin," can be used in addition to Hispanic or Latino.
- Or, Not Hispanic or Latino
Race (you may select all that apply):
- American Indian or Alaska Native:A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
- Asian:A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
- Black or African American:A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
- Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
- White:A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
Military Family Status
As part of the Interstate Commission on Educational Opportunity for Military Children the State of Massachusetts requires school districts to collect Military Family status information of a student’s parent or guardian. The term uniformed services used in the registration form means the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Public Health Services.
Student medical information must be completed and reviewed by a Scituate Public School nurse prior to a student attending their first day of school in Scituate.
Immunizations required by Massachusetts Department of Public Health
- Hepatitis B3
- Pre-K to Grade 12: 3 doses
- Pre-K:>4 doses DTaP/DTP
- Kindergarten: 5 doses DTaP/DTP
- Grade 1 to 6:>4 doses DTaP/DTP or > 3 doses Td
- Grade 7 to 12:4 doses DTaP/DTP or >3 doses Td;plus 1 dose Tdap
- Pre-K: >3 doses
- Kindergarten: 4 doses
- Grade 1 to 6: >3 doses
- Grade 7 to 12: >3 doses
- Pre-K: 1 to 4 doses
- Pre-K: 1 dose
- Kindergarten:2 doses
- Grade 1 to 3: 2 doses
- Grade 4 to 6: 2 doses measles, 1 mumps, 1 rubella
- Grade 7 to 10: 2 doses
- Grade 11 & 12: 2 doses measles, 1 mumps, 1 rubella
- Pre-K: 1 dose
- Kindergarten: 2 doses
- Grade 1 to 3: 2 doses
- Grade 4 to 6: 1 dose
- Grade 7 to 10: 2 doses
- Grade 11 to 12: 1 dose
The Scituate Public Schools strives to provide a safe, respectful, and supportive learning environment in which all students can thrive and succeed in its schools. The Scituate Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation and ensures that all students have equal rights of access and equal enjoyment of the opportunities, advantages, privileges, and courses of study.