Kindergarten Registration Information 2023-2024 School Year

Kindergarten Registration
Important registration information for the 2023-2024 school year can be found here

Welcome to Kindergarten 2023-2024 (please check back regularly as this information will be updated, (2/7/2023)

The Melrose Public Schools invites families of students entering Kindergarten in the 2023-2024 school year to participate in the following events:

Kindergarten Registration Workshop
Click here for slides presented at registration workshop on Feb. 6, 2023. 
Upcoming Events
February 14 - February 28, 2023
Online Pre-Registration - all families must complete an online pre-registration during this time. 
March 1 – March 31, 2023
In Person Registration (by appointment) You will be asked to schedule an in person appointment
after you've completed the online pre-registration paperwork. 
April & May 2023 (Thursdays 3:00-6:00)               
Kindergarten Screening (by appointment) This will be scheduled during your in person appointment. 
August 15, 2023
Families notified of K school/teacher placement no later than Aug 15th.
August 22, 2023
Kindergarten Orientation, 6:30-7:30 PM, at assigned school
August 23, 2023
Mayor’s Kindergarten Welcome Event, 6-7:00 PM at Fred Green Field
August 29, 2023
Meet Your Teacher Day, 1:50-2:20 PM, at individual schools

For incoming Kindergarten & newly registered MPS elementary students only

Print this flyer as a handy reference guide.

Requirements for Kindergarten:  

  • Must be 5 years of age by September 1, 2023.
  • Must be a resident of Melrose.
  • Parent must attend an in-person registration session to provide documents.

Questions? Please contact the Student and Staff Information Coordinator at or 781-662-2000.