Coronavirus (COVID-19) School Updates


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School Registration Updates During Coronavirus COVID-19


School Registration for Fall 2020

As we receive any updates about how COVID-19 might impact ongoing school enrollment or registration processes already in progress, we'll notify families via text. Text "SCHOOL" to 33777 to get these specific school registration alerts on your phone.


Boston Public Schools

For grades K0, K1, 6, 7 and 9:

  • Assignment notifications were sent by email on March 27 for students registered during the first priority registration period (Jan 6 - 31, 2020) for enrollment in grades K0, K1, 6, 7 & 9 in September 2020.
  • Confirm your seat: or call 617-635-9010.

For grades K2 and all other grades:

  • The second priority registration period for K2 and all other grades that began on February 10 has been extended until further notice.
  • All Boston Public Schools Welcome Centers are currently closed but you can start your registration process for your student for BPS by pre-registering here.
  • Schedule an appointment here to complete the registration process over the phone at a time that works for you OR call 617-635-9010 to register by phone with a registration specialist.
  • Registration specialists are available Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Boston Charter Public Schools

Charter public school lotteries took place on March 10, 2020.


Private Schools

Please contact the individual schools to which you applied for more information about offers and enrollment.



New applications for Boston resident students entering grades K through 10 are being accepted from March 23 to April 30, 2020.


School Closure Updates Massachusetts Coronavirus COVID-19

School Closures

The Governor of Massachusetts has ordered all public and private schools must remain closed through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

If you have any questions about your specific school, including information home learning, meal pick-up or delivery options, and/or other community resources and programs, please visit your school's website. The links below go directly to each school or school district's specific coronavirus (COVID-19) update page.

Please note: Schools marked with a * will distribute resources internally and communicate directly with enrolled families.

BPS | Charter | Private Religious-Affiliated | Private Independent | METCO


Boston Public Schools (BPS)


Boston Charter Public Schools


Private Schools (Religious-Affiliated)


Private Schools (Independent)



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