Welcome to Swampscott Public Schools! To register your child you will need to fill out the registration packet below as well as submit all the mandatory documents.

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

CHECKLIST of items required

Once your packet is filled out and you have copies of all your documents you will want to drop it off at the Swampscott Middle School at 207 Forest Ave. There is a white secure mailbox to the left of the front doors. Please put Attn:Registration on envelope. You can also mail your packet to: Swampscott Middle School, Attn: Registration, 207 Forest Ave, Swampscott MA 01907.

Once we receive and review your packet we will send you a confirmation email and let you know next steps.

For assistance please contact Kate Curtis at kcurtis@swampscott.k12.ma.us or 781-596-8800 x1377.

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

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.

Will 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 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.

My student has attended Swampcott Schools in the past, what do I do?

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 all the documents that are required as if they were a new student.