Childcare

Childcare

Listed below are a few important items to note about schooling here:

   * School-age children are eligible to attend public schools at no          cost in the town where you live.
   * School year runs from September through June. Children may          enter school any time during the school year.
   * Public school generally starts for children who are 5 years old.
   * New residents should call the school department in the city or          town in which they live for information on registration.

                                                                                                       

Please see here for a listing of public and private schools in Massachusetts.

More childcare resources available click here.

To enroll their children in schools, families must bring the following items:

  • Medical records for proof of immunization
  • Proof of address in Massachusetts (can be a lease, electricity bill, or telephone bill)
  • Birth certificate or passport of the child.