2020-2021 SCHOOL REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

CHELMSFORD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
2020-2021
SCHOOL REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

Each new student is required to complete a student registration packet as follows: one packet for Grades K-4 & CHIPS Preschool, or one packet for Grades 5-12. In addition, all new high school students entering C.H.S. must complete the “Grades 9-12 Student Entry Packet”, in addition to the student registration packet for Grades 5-12. Children entering kindergarten must be 5 years of age on or before August 31, 2020. Students entering first grade must be 6 years of age on or before August 31, 2020.

At the time of registration, parents are required to present the following documentation:

1) A driver’s license;
2) Written documentation of “proof of residency”, i.e. proof of home ownership (a copy of your mortgage statement), OR a recently signed P&S Agreement, which requires follow-up with a home closing document; OR a signed lease agreement, OR a notarized Affidavit Supporting Residence document with the homeowner’s real estate tax bill;
3) Utility bill with name and address;
4) A copy of the child’s birth certificate;
5) A physical examination within one year of entrance to school or within 30 days after school entry and updated immunizations covering the following: diphtheria (5 doses), pertussis (5 doses); tetanus (5 doses; Td booster grade 7), mumps-rubella-measles (2 doses), polio (4 doses), varicella (2 doses), OR, Dr. documentation of chicken pox, hepatitis B (3 doses), and MenACWY (1 dose grades 7 & 11).

A copy of a current immunization record is required for registration. If additional immunizations are needed prior to the beginning of school, a copy of the complete immunization record which meets state requirements must be provided prior to school entrance.

ALL DOCUMENTATION IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION