Student Registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2022/2023 school year opens after 1/3/2022
Welcome to Needham Public Schools. We have implemented a new online registration system to make the process smoother and easier for all involved. Whether you are new to the Needham Public Schools, re-enrolling in the district, or transitioning from a private school we look forward to working with you, your child, and your family to make the experience a successful one.                                      

Please complete the following steps in order

Step One of Four:

Complete the Online Student Enrollment

Step Two of Four:

Currently we are registering students remotely. All the following paperwork can be either emailed, faxed or shared with the registrar on Google Drive.  When you are ready to schedule an appointment with our District Enrollment Office, simply go to step 3 to set up a virtual meeting. If you are unable to register remotely, please email to arrange a face to face meeting.

Registration Documents:

  • Original birth certificate or passport
  • Proof of Residency (Needham School District by Street List)  Owners: real estate tax bill, or town water/sewer bill, or signed P&S.  Renters: lease and utility bill.
  • Submit a copy of the most recent physical examination with immunization record.  Most pediatric physicals are acceptable even those from other states. Your child's physical does not need to be on a Massachusetts Health Record Form. For more information please read:  Required Health Information
  • Provide proof of grade level – report card or progress report (For students entering Grade 2 through 12 only)
  • Copy of IEP or 504 Plan (if applicable)
  • MCAS report if applicable (Massachusetts residents only)
  • Custody papers (if relevant)

Registration Forms to Download and Provide to the Registrar:

Step Three of Four:

Please Schedule a virtual enrollment appointment or email for an alternate enrollment option.

For those who are unable to register remotely, enrollment appointments are located at:
School Administration Building
1330 Highland Avenue Needham, MA 02492 
Phone: 781-455-0400 x11245 Fax: 781-455-0417

PLEASE NOTE:  The Administration Building is not wheelchair accessible.  Contact the office (781-455-0400 x11245) to make arrangements for an alternate and accessible location to register your child.

Step Four of Four:

Once registration is complete, please call the school designated at enrollment to receive new student information. If you have any health related questions or concerns regarding your child, please contact the school's nurse.



All students requesting transportation must register for a bus pass. Below is a link to the Transportation Webpage that has instructions on how to apply for a pass. The Transportation Department located at 1330 Highland Ave. Needham.

Transportation Site

How to Apply for Free or Reduced Lunch Information

For more information regarding Preschool

Please also visit: Early Childhood Program

For Families New to Needham
Also, check out Summer Explorations for grades 1 - 9


We are very interested in your feedback.

Please email to let us know what was confusing, problematic, or what could be more helpful as you go through the registration process.

Thank you.

Office is located at
Emery Grover Admin. Bldg. 
1330 Highland Ave. 
Needham, MA 02492

Corine Burke
781-455-0400 x11245
Fax: 781-455-0417


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