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See our school choice guides for more information about how to choose the school that is the best fit for you and your family: School Choice Reference Guide
BPS Welcome Centers are temporarily closed to the public, but you can still register your child for the current school year (2020-2021) and for the upcoming school year (2021-2022). To register your student(s) for Boston Public Schools, you can pre-register online and schedule an appointment to complete the process or you can call and register by phone with one of our registration specialists. To pre-register visit: https://sis.mybps.org. To schedule an appointment visit https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/8517n4dg/ or call the BPS Welcome Center at 617-635-9010.
Pre-registration for the 2021-2022 school year is now available by visiting https://sis.mybps.org.
Registration for the 2021-2022 school year officially began on January 5, 2021. The priority registration period for students entering grades K0, K1, 6, 7, and 9 ran from January 5 - January 29. Families will be notified of their assignment by the end of March. The priority registration period for students entering K2 and all other grades runs from February 8 - April 5. Families will be notified of their assignment by the end of May. Click here for more information about registering for BPS and a list of the documents you will need in order to register your child.
Please note that due to COVID-19 and the disruption of the end of last school year, many of the measures used to determine the School Quality Framework (SQF) tiers were not available. As a result school tiers are based on data from 2019.