Kindergarten Registration

KINDERGARTEN INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is ongoing.


For children who are 5-years old on or before 9/1/2021, we offer free, Full-Day Kindergarten

As of April 12, 2021, there is no longer a fee for Full-Day Kindergarten. Any family who paid a deposit for the 2021-2022 school year can expect a refund no later than May 31, 2021.

Children are placed in their neighborhood school (School District by Street ) until enrollment slots are filled. There is always a potential of a placement outside the neighborhood district when enrollment numbers exceed available slots.

The Registration Process

  1. Collect your documents and completed Kindergarten Developmental History prior before starting the online registration so you can upload your documents, either scanned or photographed.
    •  The Kindergarten Developmental History form listed below is a writeable PDF, which allows you to complete the form, save it to your computer, and upload during the online registration process.
  2. Required documents are:
    • Copy of original birth certificate
    • Current immunization records for your child to date (MUST include lead screening)
    • Kindergarten Developmental History: Click to download
    • Proof of Residency (see acceptable options below)
    • Evidence of Occupancy (see acceptable options below)
    • Proof of Identification of Parent/Guardian (see acceptable options below)
  3. Complete the online registration process. Click here to begin the online registration on Registration Gateway
    • Save your Registration Gateway user name and password for future use.
  4. If you cannot upload the required document, please send them to the Registrar as soon as possible using one of the options below.
  5. Registration is complete once all forms and documents are received by the Registrar.

Acceptable Evidence of Residency: Please provide One (1) of the following:

  • Record of recent mortgage payment and/or property tax bill.
  • Fully signed and executed Lease and/or Rental Agreement (Must be executed by both parties).
  • Landlord/Owner of Property Affidavit (click here for the Residency Statement/Affidavit).
  • Fully signed and executed Purchase and Sale (P&S) Agreement (provided occupancy date occurs within 30 days of enrollment).
  • Section 8 Agreement.

Acceptable options for Evidence of Occupancy: Please provide One (1) of the following:

  • Gas/Oil Bill, Electric Bill, Home (not cell) Telephone Bill, Cable Bill, Water Bill (Note: Bill must be dated within the past 45 days and address and name must be stated).
  • Recent bill dated within the past 45 days showing Scituate address and name (Note: A Residency Statement/Affidavit is required with this option).
  • Residency Statement/Affidavit must be notarized if a bill cannot be provided prior to student's enrollment.

Proof of Identification of Parent/Guardian: Please provide One (1) of the following:

  • Valid MA Driver's License
  • Valid MA Photo ID Card
  • Valid Passport
  • Other Government issued Photo ID

If you are unable to provide proof of residency please contact the Assistant Superintendent Administrative Assistant at 781-545-8759 X - 23313.

SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTATION

If your student will need transportation, please complete an application and submit with payment (if necessary) as soon as possible.  Space is limited, and if the bus route is at capacity, you may be placed on a waiting list.  Application and other transportation information can be found on the Transportation link below:

https://www.scituate.k12.ma.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=893505&pageId=8720585

Registrar Contact Information:
Please call or email the registrar to schedule an appointment 
The Registrar phone number is 781-545-8759 X-23300.
The email address is: registrar@scit.org

Mailing required documentation:
You can mail your completed registration forms to the Registrar at this address:
Scituate Public Schools
Student Registrar
606 C.J. Cushing Highway
Scituate, MA 02066

Emailing require documentation:
You can scan and email the completed forms to registrar@scit.org. 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 registration.

Location to drop off documentation:
There is a mailbox outside of the Administration Offices if you need to drop off documents.  
Registration is located at the Scituate Public School's Central Administration Office which is on the Gates Middle School/Scituate High School campus. The office is located past the Gates school entrance as shown in the image below. Go to entrance D-8; there is a secure, black mailbox outside the door where you can drop off any paperwork. For GPS directions use 460 First Parish Rd. Scituate, MA.
central office location

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