Welcome Centers

  • Registration for the school year starting in September of 2023 is now open for students entering K0, K1, K2, Grade 6, Grade 7, and Grade 9 in September.  Visit bostonpublicschools.org/register for the full set of dates for SY 2023-2024 as well as the list of required documents.  

    Get a head start on the registration process by pre-registering online!  Please visit https://sis.mybps.org to pre-register and schedule an appointment at https://booknow.appointment-plus.com.


    BPS Welcome Center staff are available to answer all of your questions about school registration over the phone or in-person.

    All BPS Welcome Centers are open for appointments or walk-in services.  Welcome Centers are located in Roxbury, Dorchester, East Boston, and Roslindale. The Welcome Centers are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Wednesday from 12 noon to 5 pm. The Welcome Center in East Boston is only open on Monday and Tuesday, 9 am to 5 pm.  

    You can register by:

    1. Computer - Pre-register online (https://sis.mybps.org). Schedule an appointment (https://booknow.appointment-plus.com) to complete the process on the phone or in-person.

    2. In-person - Stop by one of our four Welcome Centers and work directly with a registration specialist.

    • Get a headstart on your appointment by pre-registering your student online here: sis.mybps.org.

    • See our BPS Registration Checklist below to ensure you have all the necessary documents to register for Boston Public Schools.

    Registration Document Checklist:  English | Español | عربى | Kabuverdianu | 中文 | Français | Kreyòl | Português | Afsoomaali | tiếng Việt    

    • We are happy to offer registration assistance in other languages.  For interpretation assistance, please call the Welcome Center at 617-635-9010.  

    BPS Student Registration Form:   English | Español | عربى Kabuverdianu | 中文 | Français | Kreyòl | Português | Afsoomaali | tiếng Việt

    Work Permits: For Work Permits, please complete this form. Once completed, a Registration Specialist will contact you within two business days regarding the next steps for your work permit.


  • Welcome Center Locations 

    DorchesterBPSWC

    Dorchester

    1216 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125
    617-635-8015
     
    Hours:  9 AM - 5 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
         12 Noon - 5 PM on Wednesday
     
    Help is available in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Cabo Verdean Creole, and Vietnamese.

    EBBPSWC

    East Boston

    312 Border Street, Boston, MA 02128
    617-635-9597
     
    Hours:  9 AM - 5 PM on Monday and Tuesday
    The East Boston Welcome Center is only open on Mondays and Tuesdays. 
     
    Help is available in English and Spanish. 
     
    Please note that the East Boston Welcome Center, located at the Umana Academy, is closed on all BPS school holidays.
    RoslindaleBPSWC

    Roslindale

    515 Hyde Park Ave, Boston, MA 02131
    617-635-8040
     
    Hours:  9 AM - 5 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
         12 Noon - 5 PM on Wednesday
     
    Help is available in Cabo Verdean Creole, English, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Spanish.

    RoxburyBPSWC

    Roxbury

    2300 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA 02119
    617-635-9010
     
    Hours:  9 AM - 5 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
         12 Noon - 5 PM on Wednesday
     
    Help is available in Cantonese, English, Mandarin, Somali, and Spanish.