Enrolling in the Westwood Public Schools


Below please find the steps to register students in the Westwood Public Schools. If you are interested in registering for Preschool, please call 781-326-7500, x5113. If you are registering for kindergarten please visit our Kindergarten Registration Page.

 

  1. Complete the Pre-Registration in Westwood Family Connection.
     
  2. Print and complete forms listed on the right.
     
  3. Bring required documents (listed below) and forms to the District Administration office, located on the campus of Westwood High School, at 220 Nahatan Street, during regular business hours.
     
    • Proof of residency
    • Proof of occupancy
    • Birth certificate
    • Medical documentation (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.])
    • Home Language Survey
    • Student records request

     
  4. Upon successful completion of the pre-registration, submission of all forms, verification of residency, and review of immunization records for compliance, student will be assigned to classroom.

 

Please note that the District may require that an appointment be made to provide reasonable time to review documents.

 


Important Information

To register in the Westwood Public Schools, you must be a resident of the Town of Westwood. Review our residency sheet for more information.

If you have moved within Westwood, you must submit a Change of Contact Information form.

If you have moved within Westwood, but outside of the elementary district in which your child currently attends, you must submit an Application for Intra-District Transfer.
 


Additional Resources

How many elementary schools are in Westwood and how are students assigned?

There are five elementary schools serving children in kindergarten through grade 5. Students are assigned to elementary schools based upon home address.



What are the immunization requirements for school attendance?

Information on Massachusetts immunization requirements are available from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.



Are there before and after-school programs?

The Westwood Extended Day program provides before and after-school care and recreation for elementary school children enrolled in the Westwood Public Schools. Contact information can be found on the Extended Day webpage.



Will my child ride the bus to school?

Eligibility for bus transportation is based on whether you live in a "riding zone" or a "walking zone." These zones have been established and adopted by the School Committee. To determine what zone you live in, consult the Town Of Westwood's Graphic Information System map.

Who do I contact with additional questions?

You may contact the Superintendent's Office at 781-326-7500, x1340.

 


 

Registration Checklist
This checklist is beneficial for tracking materials and forms to submit.

Proof of Occupancy and Residency

Home Language Survey (English) (Arabic) (Chinese) (Spanish)

Student Records Request Form

School Bus Transportation Application
If eligible and interested in school bus transportation, complete this form and submit along with a check for the fee.

Free/Reduced Lunch Application

 

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