Click here for kindergarten registration information. All other grades, continue below. 
 




PDF of Registration Checklist | PDF of Online Pre-Registration Instructions

 



REGISTRATION CHECKLIST

 

Registration is a multi-step process. Please review all steps and requirements below.

 

  1. Log onto www.westwood.k12.ma.us and click “Payment and Registration” at the top right of the homepage. Select “New Student Registration.”
     
  2. Complete the pre-registration in the Westwood Family Connection.
     
  3. Gather required documents (see below) and bring to the District Administration office, located on the campus of Westwood High School, at 220 Nahatan Street.
     
  4. Immunizations must be determined compliant by school nurse prior to school attendance.
  1. Please note that the District may required that an appointment be made to provide reasonable time to review documents.

 

Required Documents

Parent/Guardian ID:

  • Valid MA driver’s license/ID card, Passport, Military ID, Other Government-issued photo ID

Proof of Residency

  • One complete option from the list below
    • Most recent mortgage payment
    • Most recent property tax bill
    • Copy of current signed lease AND Landlord Living Agreement (Landlord must complete form and have notarized.)

Proof of Occupancy

  • First item from the list below
  • Second item from the list below (Must be from a different company than the first item.)
    • Two (2) utility statements dated within 45 days, showing the service address and connection date from the following list are required:
      • Cable/Satellite TV/Internet (bill or work order)
      • Electric (bill or “statement of service” letter)
      • Gas (bill or “statement of service” letter)
      • Home telephone (cellular is not acceptable) (bill or work order)
      • Home/renter’s insurance (bill, policy, or “statement of service” letter) 

Student Records (Please provide ALL THAT APPLY to each student.)

  • Original Birth Certificate (required)
  • Immunization Records and physician’s report of a physical exam, conducted and signed within the past six months by a Massachusetts physician (or within six months following school entry) (required)
  • Home Language Survey (required)
  • Previous School Records
    • Student Records Request Form (required)
      • Grades PK-K: most recent progress report/report card
      • Grades 1-8: most recent report card/progress report
      • Grade 9: Grades 7 and 8 transcripts
      • Grade 10: Grades 8 and 9 transcripts
      • Grade 11: Grades 9 and 10 transcripts
      • Grade 12: Grades 9, 10, and 11 transcripts
  • School Bus Transportation Application (if applicable) and a check for the fee
  • Completed Free/Reduced Lunch Application (if applicable)
  • ELL/ESL Records (if applicable)
  • Custody Records (if applicable)
  • Active IEP or 504 Plan (if applicable)
  • Court Orders (if applicable)

 

 

 



The Westwood Family Connection provides an online student registration process which allows families to register new students. Student registration forms will be saved and can be edited until parents choose to submit the data. The new student registration information will still be available for viewing – but not editing – after it is submitted. Parent/guardian information will be automatically populated for families who have a student currently or previously enrolled in the Westwood Schools.

 

Step 1: Register Online

 

Existing families with an active Aspen Portal Account can access the Westwood Family Connection portal directly from Aspen which will not require a separate login. Go to the Westwood Aspen portal: https://ma-westwood.myfollett.com. Log into your account and click Student Registration on the right-hand side. Then, skip to Step 8 below. If you have problems accessing your account, please email WPS Aspen Support at aspen@westwood.k12.ma.us or call 781-320-1021.

 

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Parents new to the Westwood Schools and families without an active Aspen Portal Account may use the following steps to create a new account to register students:

 

  1. Go to the Westwood Family Connection: https://ma-westwood.familyconn.com.
  2. Click Create Account.
  3. A window will open; enter parent/guardian first name, last name, email address, and password.
  4. Select one of the following:
    1. New families select: “I will be enrolling students in this school district for the very first time.”
    2. If you are a parent of an existing student, or a previously enrolled student in the Westwood Schools, select “I have students that were currently or were previously enrolled in the Westwood Public Schools.” Enter the following:
      1. Student first name (as it appears on the birth certificate)
      2. Student last name
      3. Student birthdate

 

Note that this information, as well as your email address, must match the information in the student’s Aspen account exactly. If you have any issues, please email WPS Aspen Support at aspen@westwood.k12.ma.us or call 781-320-1021.

 

  1. Click Create Account.
  2. You will receive an email requesting account information. Follow the instructions in the email to activate. Please check your SPAM or junk folder if, after a few minutes, you do not see the email in your inbox.
  3. Once your account is active, log into the Westwood Family Connection with your username (email address) and password.
  4. Click on the Register New Student button.
  5. Enter information on the demographics page. Once completed, click the Next button at the bottom of the page. Required fields appear in red. You may save the form and return to the registration at any time by selecting the green Save and Return to Home button at the top of the page.
  6. Enter information on the Address and School page. The school assignment will automatically populate after the page is saved by clicking Next or Save and Return to Home.
  7. Enter information for Parents/Guardians. Click the Edit button next to your name. A new window will open. Enter/edit information and click Save. This will return you to the Parents/Guardians page. Click Next.
  8. Enter emergency contact information. Provide contact information for at least one emergency contact. This should be a person you want contacted only after a parent cannot be reached. Click Next.
  9. Enter medical information. Provide as much information as possible. When done, click Save and Return Home.
  10. This will return you to the main registration form. Once you have completely entered information, a green Submit Form button on the left side of the screen appears. Click the Submit Form button and your registration will be submitted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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