• Registration for the school year starting in September of 2024 is now available!  Visit bostonpublicschools.org/register for more information and the list of required documents.

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


    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. During the month of January, the East Boston Welcome Center is also open on Wednesday from 12 noon to 5 pm.

    There will also be two Saturday registration dates at the Dorchester Welcome Center (1216 Dorchester Ave, 02125). 

    • Saturday, January 20th - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Saturday, February 3rd - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    You can register by:

    1. Computer - Pre-register online (sis.mybps.org). Schedule an appointment (bostonpublicschools.org/appointment) 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 and 12 Noon - 5 PM on Wednesday
    The East Boston Welcome Center is only open on Mondays and Tuesdays.  It is also open on Wednesdays during the month of January. 
     
     
    Help is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese. 
     
    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 Cabo Verdean Creole, English, Portuguese, Somali, and Spanish.