Kindergarten Registration Sessions


Pre-registration is now closed

 All families, whether you have pre-registered or not, must attend a registration session listed below. If you do not have access to a computer to complete the online pre-registration, paper packets are available at the following locations:

  • Our website
  • The Parent Information Center located at Central Administration
  • The Early Childhood Center at the Franklin School
  • The Melrose Public Library


All families, whether you have pre-registered or not, must attend a registration session listed below:

Monday, February 26, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School (café) -
350 Lynn Fells Pkwy.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – noon 
Parent Information Center (Central Admin.)
360 Lynn Fells Pkwy.

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Parent Information Center (Central Admin.)
360 Lynn Fells Pkwy.

NOTE: Registrations are not processed on a first come basis and priority is not given to those registering on the first night. However, it is important that you attend a registration session on February 26th, February 28th, or March 1st to be considered “on time”. With this in mind, please attend a registration session that best suits your personal schedule. Registrations received after March 1, 2018, will result in assignments being made on a space-available basis.

Requirements for Kindergarten: 

  • Must be 5 years of age by September 1, 2018.
  • Must be a resident of Melrose.
  • Parents must attend a registration session to provide documents outlined below.

All families must bring the following documents to a registration session:

  • A copy of the On-line Registration Confirmation Page, which is sent to you via email after you have completed the online registration process. If you miss the online registration period, please print out and complete the kindergarten paper registration packet. If you completed the online registration you do not need to complete a paper registration packet.
  • One original proof of residency from each of the 3 categories listed in the Residency Procedures (click here to view or print Residency Procedures). These documents must be an original mailed from the bill source, not a fax or printout from an online billing/payment center.
  • Home Language Survey (click here to print)
  • Original birth certificate.(Original document with seal must be presented.) We will make a copy for our file and return the original back to you.
  • Current physical exam, including immunizations. (Must be within 12 months of the start of school.)

Further details will be available at following the Parent Information Session or can be obtained by calling the Parent Information Center at 781-662-2000 ext. 1.