• BPS Welcome Centers are still temporarily closed to the public, but you can still register your child for Boston Public Schools for the 2020-2021 school year.  

    There are two ways to register:

    By computer: Pre-register online at and schedule an appointment at to complete the process over the phone.

    By phone: Call 617-635-9010 and register with one of our registration specialists.

    Please continue to check our website for updates.

    If you have registered for BPS, and your student needs language testing, the Newcomers Assessment Counseling Center (NACC) will contact you directly to schedule a virtual appointment for your student’s assessment. Appointments are conducted online or by phone. Once your student has completed their language assessment, you will be able to make your school selections.

    For families that registered prior to May 29, assignment notifications will go out by mid-July. Families that register after that date will receive their assignments by early August.

    If your child is eligible for bus transportation for next year and you have registered by August 7th, their bus assignment and stop information will be emailed and/or mailed to you before the start of school.

    We are here to serve you, and 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

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    Visit our BuildBPS page to learn more about recent updates regarding schools expanding to serve 6th grade.

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Contact Us

  • Registration Hotline
    (617) 635-9046