New Student Registration

Welcome to Swampscott Public Schools! Swampscott Schools offers a secure online registration platform through ASPEN. Through this process, you may save your application and finish it at a later time if needed. You will need to upload the mandatory documents into the system in order to complete the process. Student placement will not take place until all documentation is complete.

To start the registration process for a student for the  2023-2024 School Year please email to receive a username and password to your Aspen Account. Please include the parent’s/guardian’s first and last name you would like the account under, the name of the student, and the student’s grade. Please also include if you require translation and/or an interpreter in the email.

For information about the Integrated Preschool enrollment process, please email the Director of the Integrated Preschool at

Once you receive the login information, start your registration by going to this link:

Aspen Online Registration Link

Information needed to complete registration:

  1. Students Birth Certificate
  2. Student Health Information
    1. Immunization Information
    2. Physical Exam Information within 1 Year
  3. Proof of Residency Documents – Three documents are required from the list. Please click on the link to view: Residency Documents 
  4. Copy of Recent Report Card or Transcripts. For High School student’s recent MCAS scores.
  5. Home Language Survey – Home Language Document – Download and Fill Out
  6. Record Release Form (see below for link for forms for each school)
  7. If the Student is on an IEP or 504 Plan, a signed copy of the IEP and Placement or 504 plan must be uploaded in the registration to assist with placement
  8. Emergency/Medical Form 2023-2024

All of these documents you will need to upload into the online registration portal.

*Registration is not complete until all required documents are submitted.* *Please do not submit until all documents are uploaded* 

Once your registration is completed and submitted we will reach out to you about the next steps.

Please see the FAQs below our registration materials if you have additional questions.

School Records Release Form

    New Student Registration

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Swampscott Public Schools does not participate in school choice.  You must be a Swampscott resident to attend SPS.

    Elementary schools are based on class size, student programming and distance.

    Summer:  New Elementary school summer assignments will be mailed out by August 15th.

    During the school year, schools are assigned as soon as possible once registration is completed. Your assigned elementary school will contact you directly.

    Once registration is complete; the school will receive your packet and contact you directly.

    If you are a Nahant resident and enrolling a new student in SPS, you must first prove residency in Nahant and bring the proof of residency form that you can receive from the Nahant superintendents office along with your new student registration paperwork to the Swampscott Business Office.  Please note: This is for new students and does not apply to current 6th grade Nahant students going into 7th grade.

    If your child has been a student in the Swampscott school system before you will still need to fill out the packet and submit all the documents that are required as if they were a new student.