New Student Registration

New and Returning Student Registration

For New Students and Returning Students

For all other registrations for the current school year please use the New Student Registration link on the left.

Student Registration Grades 1 to 12

Welcome to the Scituate Public Schools. To ensure a smooth transition for your child, please begin by completing the online student registration process and provide all documents noted in the registration requirements below.

Kindergarten and Pre-School registration for the 2019-2020 school year begins on January 10th at 9 AM. Please return at that time to use the Kindergarten Registration link at the left.

The Online Registration Process for Grades 1 to 12

To register your child/children in Scituate Public Schools you should click on the following link to complete the online registration process. On the online registration login page just click Start to begin the process. You will have the option of uploading the Required Documents listed below.

Click to begin online registration

The Required Documentation for Grades 1 to 12

It is important that required documents are supplied in addition to the online registration information.

If you choose not to upload the documents during the online registration process you will need to send the documents to the Scituate Public Schools Central Office by mail, email or in person.

Child immunization records

  • Click here for details regarding required immunizations.

Original Birth Certificate - to be copied (for grades 1 to 12 a copy is accepted)

Previous School Records: Release of Records Request Form

Three (3) Proofs of Scituate Residency and Identification.

Proof 1: Evidence of Residency: Please provide One (1) of the following:

  • Recent mortgage payment and/or property tax bill
  • Fully signed and executed Lease and/or Rental Agreement (Must be executed by both parties)
  • Landlord/Owner of Property Affidavit (Click here for the Residency Statement/Affidavit) for those who cannot produce proof of ownership or Lease.
  • Fully signed and executed Purchase and Sale (P&S) Agreement (provided occupancy date occurs within 30 days of enrollment)
  • Section 8 Agreement

Proof 2: Evidence of Occupancy: Please provide One (1) of the following:

  • Gas/Oil Bill, Electric Bill, Home (not cell) Telephone Bill, Cable Bill, Water Bill (Note: Bill must be dated within the past 45 days and address and name must be stated)
  • Recent bill dated within the past 45 days showing Scituate address and name (Note: A Residency Statement/Affidavit is required with this option)
  • Occupancy Statement/Affidavit must be notarized if a bill cannot be provided prior to student's enrollment.

Proof 3: Identification of Parent/Guardian: Please provide a copy of One (1) of the following:

  • Valid MA Driver's License
  • Valid MA Photo ID Card
  • Valid Passport
  • Other Government issued Photo ID

Scitaute bus transportation Application

Additional Forms or Documents if needed

Landlord Tenant Residency Affidavit

  • If your family does not own your residence and you lack a lease you will need to have your landlord, or family, or friends, complete this Reisdency Affidavit Form AND they need to provide the proof of

Caregiver Authorization; when sharing, with parents, the responsibility for a student's education.

Legal Documentation for Proof of Physical Custody/Record of Guardianship


Additional Helpful Reference Documents


Contacting the Registrar - location to drop off documentation

Registration is now located at the Scituate Public School's Central Administration Office located at 460 First Parish Road on the Gates Middle School/Scituate High School Campus across from the Scituate skate park. The new Registrar phone number is 781-545-8759 x23300.

Mailing required documentation

You can mail your completed registration forms to the Registrar at the address below Scituate Public Schools Student Registrar 606 C.J. Cushing Highway Scituate MA 02066

Emailing require documentation

You can scan and email the completed forms to registrar@scit.org. For required documents not emailed or for those needing to be photocopied, please contact the Registrar to make an appointment to complete your child's registration.

Registration is complete once all forms and documents are approved by the Registrar.


The office is located past the Gates Middle School main school entrance driveway on the left as shown in this image, across from the Scitaute Skate Park..

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Additional Information


Student Birth Certificate

You may provide a copy of your child's original Birth Certificate or child's Passport for Grades 1 to 12. For Kindergarten students an original must be presented, with a seal, at time of registration.



Transportation Forms

Scituate Public Schools offers a fee-based transportation program. You can find the program details on the Scituate Public Schools Website at: http://www.scituate.k12.ma.us/index.php/district-information/transportation


Free and Reduced Lunch

The Scituate Public Schools provides free or reduced price meals to student whose families meet the financial requirements. You can access additional information and forms at http://www.scituate.k12.ma.us/index.php/food-service-home


Race and Ethnicity

The Online Registration process requests Race and Ethnicity information for your child based on the following definitions:

  • Hispanic or Latino: A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. The term, "Spanish origin," can be used in addition to Hispanic or Latino.
  • Or, Not Hispanic or Latino
  • Race (you may select all that apply):
  • American Indian or Alaska Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
  • Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Black or African American: A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
  • White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.

Military Family Status

As part of the Interstate Commission on Educational Opportunity for Military Children the State of Massachusetts requires school districts to collect Military Family status information of a student's parent or guardian. The term uniformed services used in the registration form means the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Public Health Services.


Medical Information

Student medical information must be completed and reviewed by a Scituate Public School nurse prior to a student attending their first day of school in Scituate.


Paper Registration Form if unable to do online registration

The Paper Scituate Student Registration Form if unable to do the online registration preocess


The Scituate Public Schools strives to provide a safe, respectful, and supportive learning environment in which all students can thrive and succeed in its schools. The Scituate Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation and ensures that all students have equal rights of access and equal enjoyment of the opportunities, advantages, privileges, and courses of study.

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