Discover BPS is a school search engine that helps parents understand where their children are eligible to go to school.
Please enter your home address and the grade which you are applying for below to generate the list of schools your student is eligible to attend.
Additional Resources to assist you in the School Choice and Registration Process
- Learn More about your list of school choices with our School Choice Reference Guide and our Discover BPS Magazine.
- Visit Schools by attending a School Information Session
- Attend the Citywide School Showcase event on December 10th.
- Explore the School Profiles on the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's website.
Priority Registration Periods for the 2023-2024 School Year
Pre-registration for the school year starting in September 2023 will begin in early December. More information will be available soon.
Round 1: Priority registration for students entering K0, K1, K2, Grade 6, Grade 7*, and Grade 9:
January 4 - February 3, 2023
- Assignment notifications will be sent by March 31, 2023
- *Grade 7 students will receive notifications by May 31, 2023
Round 2: Priority registration for all other grades:
February 8 - April 7, 2023
- Assignment notifications will be sent by May 31, 2023
For more information on how to register for Boston Public Schools, please visit our website at bostonpublicschools.org/register. You can also watch a short video about the registration process here: BPS Registration Video
You can also call or visit a BPS Welcome Center with any questions about the registration process. BPS Welcome Centers
Please note that due to the Covid-19 pandemic and associated data discontinuities, we will continue to utilize the most recent pre-pandemic School Quality Framework (SQF) tiers from Fall 2019 for school choice purposes.