Westport Community Schools

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New Student Registration

Enrolling in Westport Community Schools
Important Information for Parents

 

The Town of Westport offers students an excellent education at their four public schools, beginning with pre-kindergarten and continuing through high school.  To attend Westport Community Schools, students must be full-time residents of the Town of Westport. 

 

Before students can be enrolled in any Westport public school, parents or legal guardians must provide the following information (our staff will photocopy these documents for you):

  1. The student’s birth certificate with seal (original, no photocopy)
  2. Proof of health insurance coverage or health insurance ID card
  3. Three forms establishing proof of residency (please refer to the acceptable proofs of residency chart)

 

Additional documents that may be required:

  • Proof of legal guardianship, if appropriate
  • Copies of current custody agreements, if custody is shared by adults living at different addresses
  • Copies of current restraining orders
  • Any additional court documents that currently apply to the student

 

The sending school must provide the following records:

  • Massachusetts Department of Education Transfer Card
  • Health immunization records from the school nurse and/or physician
  • Academic records, including coursework, grades and credits to date of withdrawal
  • Attendance records
  • Discipline records, including in-school suspensions, out-of-school suspensions and expulsions
  • Individual Education Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan

 

If you have any questions about the enrollment process, please contact the school that your child plans to attend.  During the school year, our offices are open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  During the summer and holiday vacations, our offices are open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

The following documents needed for registration can be downloaded here and brought in or copies will be provided as part of the registration process.