Medford Public Schools Kindergarten Registration Information for 2017-2018

by Lisa Evangelista

Kindergarten Registration for School Year 2017/2018

Children must be five (5) years of age by August 31, 2017 in order to register for kindergarten.


The Parent Information Center located in the main lobby at Medford High School

All registrations must be submitted in person.


                   Beginning Monday, March 6, 2017: Parent Information Center Hours 7:00 AM-3:00 PM
                   Extended hours: Tuesday, March 7 & Wednesday, April 12, 2017 3:00 PM-6:30 PM
                   April vacation: Tuesday, April 18 & Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Early registration is recommended to ensure placement in your neighborhood school. 

Parent or legal guardian must bring the following:

Registration form (download forms from our website at
Proof of residency: two current utility bills, (i.e. water, gas, electric, mortgage statement or lease) in the parent or legal guardian’s name or a notarized Residency Affidavit signed by the home owner and two current utility bills in the name of the person with whom you are residing.
Student’s birth certificate
Student’s immunization record, a physical exam within one year, lead test results, tuberculosis test results or tuberculosis risk assessment, and vision screening with stereopsis. All incoming kindergarten students must be medically cleared before the start of school.
Photo identification of a parent or legal guardian. Legal guardians will need to provide a Caregiver Authorization Affidavit (available in the Parent Information Center).
For special education students, provide the district with the student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).
Registration will not be processed unless all of the required documents (listed above) are received.

All students are assigned to their proximity zone/geographical zone school. The school assignment by street listing can be found on our website at Parents who wish to send their child to a school outside their proximity zone may fill out a choice selection form at the time of registration. Choice assignments are granted based on space availability, sibling preference and diversity plan guidelines. If requests are approved, parents will be notified at the end of August. Transportation to a non-proximity zone school is the parent’s responsibility.

Non-English or limited English speaking students will be assessed by the English Learners staff.

Medford Public Schools offers Before and After School Programs for registered students on a first come, first served basis. Registration for both programs will begin on Monday, April 3, 2017. Registration forms will be available on the Medford Public Schools website. For questions, please contact Cheryl at 781-393-2102 for the After School Program office and Michele at 781-393-2310 for the Before School Program office.

Caso necessite de um intérprete para traduzir esta informação, favor contactar of Escritório de ELL pelo número: 781-393-2348.

Si un Interprete es necesitado a traduoir esta informacion, por favor contacta la Oficina de ELL en numero: 781-393-2348.

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