Registration Requirements for Springfield Public Schools

To register your child in Springfield Public Schools, you must bring with you the following to the PACE Center:

  • Birth certificate (long form that lists parent’s names)
  • Immunization records
  • Court /legal guardianship/ custody documents if applicable
  • 3 Proofs of address including 1 from EACH category below:
    1.  Picture ID: valid drivers license, Mass ID, passport or pay stub
    2. Lease, or mortgage statement with record of most recent payment
    3. Utility bill in your name received within the past 60 days

Learn more about proof of residence information:


 Previous school records including:

  • School sign out/transfer with marks to date
  • Academic transcript/most recent report card
  • SpEd records and copy of Individual Education Plan (IEP) if applicable
  • Disciplinary records/reports if applicable

Age Requirements:

The School Committee has adopted the following age requirements for our public schools:

  • 5 years old by September 1st to enroll in Kindergarten
  • 3 years old by September 1st to enroll in Gerena or Zanetti Montessori Pre-K

If you would like more information on enrolling your child, please call or visit the PACE Center.