Grades K-12 Registration

Registration for the 2024-2025 School Year is Now Open. Please see below to register for Belmont Public Schools Grades K-12 Belmont Public Schools Online Registration.

  • Please do not bring any registration documents to the schools

  • Registration is for incoming kindergartners and students new to Belmont Public Schools; existing Belmont Public School students do not need to re-register

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Information on School Bus Transportation and Bus Registration Process is available here.

Welcome to Belmont Public Schools. Please see useful information below for your incoming kindergartner and/or your new to Belmont elementary student.

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Per Massachusetts General Law, only students residing with a parent or legal guardian in the Town of Belmont are eligible to attend the Belmont Public Schools when they are age appropriate. Please note possessing guardianship in and of itself does not allow a child to enroll in Belmont Public Schools and requires review and Superintendent approval.

For students who are Homeless and may have challenges providing the required residency documentation, please contact the Superintendent’s office for further guidance and assistance.

Elementary School Requirements

  • To enter Kindergarten, the child must be five years old on or before September 1st of the year they will attend school. There are no exceptions to this requirement.

  • To enter Grade 1, the child must be six years old on or before September 1st of the year they will attend school. There are no exceptions to this requirement.

  • The child must live in the town of Belmont with a parent or legal guardian. Residency will be verified before enrollment. Please see the residency requirements and required documents below.

  • The child must be registered by a parent or a legal guardian.

Required Documents

As part of the registration process, please submit the residency and health documents noted below in the expandable sections.

1: Proof of Residency (living in Belmont)

2:  Proof of Identification

  • birth certificate (passport if none)

  • government-issued photo identification of one parent or legal guardian

3:  Health Records

  • Student Health History Form (included as part of online registration)

  • health records from physician including:

    • physical exam taken place within 12 months

    • proof of immunization

    • vision screening (for kindergarten registrations only)

    • proof of lead test performed when child is greater than 12 months or one year old with date of test and results (for kindergarten registrations only)

Please see Health Care Guidelines below

Other Documents

Please submit official transcript and MCAS scores (if transferring from a public school in Massachusetts) to your school

All documents not in English, including health records and immunizations, must be translated into English by a certified translator.

Elementary School Assignment and Placement

Due to recent increases in enrollment, a student may be assigned to an elementary school other than his/her own district to maintain the lowest possible class sizes in all four elementary schools. Every effort is made to keep families in their district school who have completed elementary school registrations.

Below is a timeline for determining elementary district placements for the 2024-2025 school year. 

  • Students who are living in Belmont and whose registration has been completed:

    • by April 1, will be notified at the end of April

    • by May 1 will be notified at the end of May

    • by June 1 will be notified at the end of June

    • by August 1 will be notified mid August

  • Students whose registrations are completed after mid August round of school placements are placed on a rolling basis

General Steps for Registration

Please begin your K-12 online registration here for students NEW to Belmont Public Schools. Note: students currently attending BPS schools do not need to re-register.

Submit your online registration by clicking on the button below. Grades K-3 Elementary registration is completed at your district school. Please review which school you will register your student for by reviewing the Elementary School Street Districts (by street listing) document.

Elementary School: Grades K-3
Chenery Upper Elementary School: Grades 4-6
Middle School: Grades 7-8
High School: Gades 9-12

Our online registration forms are translated into many languages. Choose the language you want in a pulldown menu at the top right corner of the page. If you need additional assistance with interpretation/translation, please contact Lindsey Rinder at

To register your child:

Health Care Guidelines

All students entering Belmont Public Schools must meet the immunization requirements set up by Chapter 76, Section 15 of the General Laws of Massachusetts. Failure to comply with this ruling will result in exclusion from school. For more information visit the Belmont Public Schools Health and Nursing Department webpage.

Complete information with regard to required immunizations and physical examinations, medication administration during the school day and when a child should be kept home due to illness, etc. can be found on our website.

For Kindergarten Registration please submit the following:

health records from the student's physician including (copy):
physical exam taken place within the past 12 months
-proof of immunizations
-vision screening (for kindergarten registrations only)
-proof of lead test performed when child is greater than 12 months or one year old with date of test and results (for kindergarten registrations only)

Moving Within the Town of Belmont 

If moving within the Town of Belmont, please submit a new proof of residency to your school to assure enrollment and the correct processing of your new Belmont address. If the new address is in a different elementary district, it will be determined if the student will be moved to the new district school, based on class size/enrollment numbers. 

Check our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.