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Kindergarten Registration

Per Massachusetts General Law, only students residing in the Town of Belmont are eligible to attend the Belmont Public Schools when they are age appropriate

Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018 is now open

Registration continues to be online for the current school year (2016-2017) for families who have just moved into Belmont. Please be sure to select the correct year attending. 

Belmont offers a full-time, fee-based kindergarten program. Parents may opt for a cost-free, part-time morning program of three hours and fifteen minutes. 

In order to register for kindergarten:

  • The child must be five years old on or before September 1st of the year they will attend school.
  • The child must live in the town of Belmont. Residency will be verified before enrollment.
  • The child must be registered by a parent or legal guardian.

Tuition & Payment Information

The tuition for the 2017-2018 school year will be $3,500.

Belmont Public Schools offers partial or full tuition waivers. Any parent/guardian interested in requesting a tuition waiver must do so by emailing fdkpayments @belmont.k12.ma.us or by clicking here. Full or partial waivers will be granted based on household size and income.

Please see Fee Waiver page for more information.

Parent Information Nights

Each school will hold a Parent Information Night:

  • Butler School: Thursday, March 30 at 6:00 PM 
  • Burbank School: Thursday, March 30 at 6:30 PM 
  • Wellington School: Thursday, March 30 at 5:30 PM 
  • Winn Brook School: Thursday, March 30 at 6:00 PM

Below are the steps for Kindergarten registration: 

  1. Submit your online registration by clicking on your district school below. Elementary registration is completed at your district school. Verify this in the School District Location link also located below. 
  2. Within 5 business days of submitting the online registration, parents will receive a link to additional required documents to be completed online. 
  3. Parents will then receive a link to the Residency Verification Form and the Student Health History Form. These forms cannot be completed online. Please print and complete both forms and bring to your school’s office. Identification of parents or guardians is required as well as your child’s birth certificate. 
  4. At this time, parents will be given an appointment for their child’s Kindergarten Intake Screening to occur on April 27, 2017 and April 28, 2017. Please note all registration materials should be received at the schools by April 3, 2017 to ensure scheduling for the Kindergarten Intake Screening.

Please see the Superintendent’s letter regarding Elementary District Placement Deadlines and Guidelines.

Please note:

  • Students whose registration has been completed and received by May 24, 2017 will be placed by June 1, 2017
  • Students whose registrations are completed after May 24, 2017 will be placed by August 19, 2017.

Start Kindergarten Registration Here:

Make sure you are registering for the correct Year from the drop down options for proper processing.

Please verify your school district in the School District Listing. Contact your school if you have questions regarding registration in the Belmont Public Schools.

Please contact Krys Murphy at kmurphy@belmont.k12.ma.us if you have questions regarding registration in the Belmont Public Schools.

Registration FAQ

Q:What are the Residency and Age Requirements?

  • The child must live in the town of Belmont. Residency will be verified before enrollment. 
  • The child must be five years old on or before September 1 of the year they will attend school. 
  • Parents must complete the Residency Verification Form

Q:What Kindergarten Programs Are Offered?

Belmont offers a full-day, fee-based kindergarten program; parents may opt for a cost-free morning program of three hours and fifteen minutes. The Belmont Public Schools early childhood programs encompass a broad range of developmentally-appropriate learning activities.

Q:Which School Do I Apply To?

Q:What is Kindergarten Intake Screening?

Kindergarten screening is a brief check of all kindergarten children in the areas of: personal and social development, speech and language skills, eye/hand coordination small and large muscle control, and hearing and vision.

Q:Where Can I Find Bus Information?

Bus information will be sent in June to parents who have completed the registration process and have received their school assignments. If you do not receive this information by June 15th, please contact the Belmont Public Schools Business Office at busing@belmont.k12.ma.us or visit the Business Office page of the website for additional busing information and Frequently Asked Questions for the 2017-2018 school year.

Q:How Much is Tuition And What Are My Payment Options?

The tuition for the 2017-2018 school year is $3,500. Parents who have completed the registration process may use their child’s Unique ID to make online tuition payments through MCC via credit card or online bank check. Parents requesting a financial waiver should email the Business Office at fdkpayments@belmont.k12.ma.us with their request and wait for further instruction to complete the process. Quarterly payment due dates are:

  • July 1st
  • October 1st 
  • January 1st
  • April 1st

Q:How Can I Get Additional Program Information?

Each school will hold a Parent Information Night. 

  • Butler School: Thursday, March 30 at 6:00 PM 
  • Burbank School: Thursday, March 30 at 6:30 PM 
  • Wellington School: Thursday, March 30 at 5:30 PM 
  • Winn Brook School: Thursday, March 30 at 6:00 PM

Contact Us

  • Administration: 617-993-5400
  • High School: 617-993-5900 
  • Chenery Middle School: 617-993-5800 
  • Butler School: 617-993-5550 
  • Burbank School: 617-993-5500 
  • Wellington School: 617-993-5600 
  • Winn Brook School: 617-993-5700
 
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