NEW: 2018-2019 BPS Demand Report for the first priority registration period (Grades K0, K1, 6, 7, & 9).
The information provided in the demand report will give you a better sense of which schools and programs were ranked the most frequently during the first priority registration period for the 2018-2019 school year. You can use this information to find out the approximate chances your student has to get into the schools and programs of your choice.
Before You Visit a Welcome Center
- Read DiscoverBPS, a resource for incoming and current BPS families seeking a new school, program, or placement:
- See our age requirements for enrollment:
- Explore your family's choices by visiting DiscoverBPS.org or Partnerbps.org
- See school start and end times:
- Visit schools and speak to our teams about your options.
- Pre-register online here - your appointment will go faster.
- Schedule an appointment online here for a shorter wait time
Visit a Welcome Center
Visit your nearest Welcome Center. Bring parent photo identification and the required documents below:
- Child's original birth certificate (or, if necessary, passport or I-94)
- Child's up-to-date immunization record (required immunizations to register for school)
- Two proofs of Boston residency
- If a medical accommodation is required, or your child has a disability, documentation must be provided.
Please note: Families who register in February through June for both current and next year seats are not guaranteed to keep the current school year school placement for next school year.
Important dates for 2018-2019 School Year registration
Demand Report: BPS 2017-2018 School Demand Report
The information provided on this sheet will give you a better sense of which schools and programs were ranked the most frequently during the registration period for the 2017-2018 school year. You can use this information to find out the approximate chances your student has to get into the schools and programs of your choice.