Registration for School

Enrollment in the Watertown Public Schools is contingent upon residency and completion of all the required documents.

**Please email Grade 1 through 12 Registration Packets and owed documents to [email protected]  If you have any questions, please contact Terri Stafford, Registrar at 617-972-4216.

School Districting Map

The registration link for the 2023-2024 Kindergarten Class will open in February. Do not register on the link below. 

 General Registration

For more information or if you have questions contact:
Terri Stafford
at 617-972-4216 or [email protected] 
30 Common Street
Phillips Building Room 302 
(Please email or call for an appointment.)

Let us know if you need accommodations due to a parental disability.

NEW STUDENT Registration Link

Necessary Documents
1) a birth certificate

2) school records or report cards (if records from their previous school were not already transferred)

3) 2 documents of proof of residency (one must be a lease or mortgage document and the other can be a utility bill)

4) completed Registration Forms

5) complete health records indicating all required immunizations were received. These immunizations are a requirement of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and must be received before the student may attend school or be enrolled.

PreK & Preschool register at the Early Childhood Office

Karen Feeney
Phillips Building, 30 Common Street

Screening for English Learners

Parental Notification Regarding English Language Education
Notificación a los Padres Sobre la Educación del Idioma Inglés
Notificação aos Pais sobre Formação em Língua Inglesa


All students entering school must provide a copy of the following information from the pediatrician's office to the school nurse prior to starting school. Any student without the following documentation will be excluded from school due to non-compliance with Massachusetts state law.


All students must submit a signed physical examination performed by a health care practitioner. The physical must be conducted within the past 12 months of September for Preschool, PreKindergarten, Kindergarten, 4th grade, 7th grade, and 10th grade. Please provide a copy of a current physical to the school nurse.


The following immunizations are required for all students. Documentation of date, month, and year from physician must be provided.

Preschool and PreKindergarten:

Ÿ 1-4 doses of Hib
Ÿ 4 doses of DTap/DTP vaccine
Ÿ 3 doses of Polio vaccine
Ÿ 1 dose of MMR vaccine
Ÿ 3 doses of Hepatitis B vaccine
1 dose of Varicella vaccine or a physician-certified reliable history of chickenpox disease
Ÿ 1 Lead Screen with result

Kindergarten-6th Grade:

5 doses of DTap/DTP vaccine
Ÿ 4 doses of Polio vaccine
Ÿ 2 doses of MMR vaccine
Ÿ 3 doses of Hepatitis B vaccine
Ÿ 2 doses of Varicella vaccine or a physician-certified reliable history of chickenpox disease
Ÿ 1 Lead Screen with result
Ÿ 1 Vision Screen (required for Kindergarten only)

7th-12th Grade:

In addition to the required vaccinations for entering Kindergarten, the following immunizations are required for all students entering 7th grade:
Ÿ 1 dose of TDap vaccine
Ÿ 1 dose of Meningococcal vaccine (recommended but not required)


Debi Cornelius at 617-923-7653
Please visit our page for more information.

Kindergarten Information Night Presentations:

Cunniff Presentation - English
Cunniff Presentation - Spanish Translation
Cunniff Presentation - Portuguese Translation
Lowell Presentation - English
Lowell Presentation - Spanish Translation
Lowell Presentation - Portuguese Translation
Hosmer Presentation - English
Hosmer Presentation - Spanish
Hosmer Presentation - Portuguese