Registration:  For assistance please contact Joanne van der Burg during school hours at vanderburg@swampscott.k12.ma.us or 781-596-8800 x1370.

Please see the FAQ’s below our registration materials if you have questions. 

Student placement will not take place until all documentation is complete.

CHECKLIST of items required

New Student Registration

Frequently Asked Questions

If I am not a resident of Swampscott may my child attend Swampscott Public Schools (SPS)?

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

What elementary school will I be assigned?

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

When will I be notified of my elementary school assignment?

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.

My Middle or High school student needs to register for courses?

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

I am a Nahant resident with a child coming to Swampscott Public Schools (SPS), where do I prove residency?

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 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.