Registration

Welcome to Sandwich Public Schools Online Registration

Please note: School registration is a two-part process.  The form at the bottom of this document is a pre-registration form only and does not secure a seat in school for your student. Follow the Registration check list below to fully enroll your student.

Here you will find our registration check list as well as a link to register your child for the current school year or next school year. Please review the registration check list and complete all the forms necessary to register your child. If you have questions please contact the school your child will be attending or email us at [email protected].

Early Childhood Partnership with Joyful Noise and the School for Early Learning

Sandwich Schools is currently working directly with the School for Early Learning and Joyful Noise Pre School through a grant with the state.  As such if your child is currently attending either of these schools please contact [email protected] with your child's name, the grade that you are looking to register for, a full name for the primary contact parent and your email address and indicate which preschool you are coming from IN PLACE OF completing the pre-registration form that is at the bottom of this page, instead we will put your right into the system for step 2 of the registration process.   If you do not live in Sandwich and you want to enroll your student into Sandwich for Kindergarten next year you will still need to complete the School Choice application but not the pre-registration page.  If you are looking to go to the integrated preschool at Forestdale from Joyful Noise please note that we have limited spots and can not guarantee that your child will be able to attend the integrated PK program.   Please contact director Jennifer Munk [email protected] 

Registration Check List

  • Review the application and residency procedures listed below.
  • Complete the pre-registration form using the link at the bottom of this page.
  • Once the pre-registration form has been completed and approved by the school, you will receive an email with further instructions to create a Parent Portal account and begin the student registration process.
  • Your student is not registered or enrolled and can not attend classes until the school has received the completed registration information and other required documents.
  • If you are not a Sandwich resident, please visit our School Choice information page for more information.

Sandwich Public Schools and Grades

  • PreK (not the integrated PreK): School for Early Learning, 151 Route 130, Forestdale MA 02644
  • Integrated PreK - Grade 2: Forestdale School, 151 Route 130, Forestdale MA 02644
  • Grade 3 - 6: Oak Ridge School, 260 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537
  • Grade 7-12: Sandwich Middle High School, 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537

Accepted Proof of Residency Documents

As part of the online registration, you will need to provide the school with proof of residency documents from the list below. The files can be uploaded with the online registration system or brought directly to the school for approval. The list is broken out by categories and you should only pick 1 from a particular category. You need to provide two documents but you can only bring one from any given group from the list below. For example you can bring a copy of a lease or mortgage since you wouldn't have both of those documents on the same residence. If you are unable to access the online registration forms from a computer at home you are able to fill them out at the school kiosk. 

Documents to prove residency
For a document to prove residence it must state the residential address. A PO Box is not an acceptable proof of residency. Documents mailed "in care of" are not valid for proof of residency.

Lease/Mortgage

  • Current Lease or rental contract. - must be notarized and you must have proof of a recent rental payment.
  • Current Mortgage statement dated within 60 days
  • Property deed record

Massachusetts RMV-issued documents

  • Valid Mass Driver's license/ID with current address (not a change of address sticker)
  • RMV issued correspondence dated within 60 days and received via U.S. mail (including license/registration reminders)
  • Current vehicle registration (with current address)

State/federal/municipal/city/town/county agency-issued documents:

  • Medicaid statement dated within 60 days
  • Jury duty summons dated within 60 days
  • Court correspondence dated within 60 days
  • Property tax for current year
  • Excise tax for current year

Financial-related documents:

  • Payroll Stub (within the last 60 days with current address)
  • Bank statement that contains images of canceled personal checks dated within 60 days.
  • W-2 for the current year within 60 days of issue
  • Current pension or retirement statement dated within 60 days
  • Current SSA statement dated within 60 days
  • Current installment loan contract (car loan) dated within 60 days

Bills

  • Utility bill (electric, telephone, water, sewer, cable, satellite, heating) dated within the past 60 days (temporary bills will not be accepted)
  • Credit card statement dated within 60 days
  • Cell phone bill dated within 60 days

Insurance-related documents:

  • Auto insurance policy for the current year.
  • Renter's insurance policy for the current year.
  • Homeowner's insurance policy for the current year.


Also you should plan on bringing the following information when you bring your proof of residency forms

  • Original Birth Certificate or Adoption certificate
  • Discipline Record or Discipline Statement from sending school (mandated by the DESE for children entering grades 1-12)
  • A copy of your most recent transcript (for High School students)
  • A copy of your most recent report card.
  • A copy of your most recent MCAS scores (if applicable)
  • A copy of your most recent year's attendance record (for High School students)
  • Copy of Current IEP or 504 plan (if applicable)
  • Copy of a current physical and up to date immunization record.
  • Custodial Agreement (if applicable - official copy from court)

REGISTRATION FORMS ARE BELOW

At this time we are accepting School Choice applications for the 2023-24 school year.  School choice is a lottery based program based on available space for each grade level.  The full details about this program can be found on our school choice page.

Pre-Registration Form for Sandwich Public Schools grades PK-12

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