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Registration Requirements for Springfield Public Schools

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

To register your child for Pre-K in Springfield Public Schools, you must bring the following documents with you 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, mortgage statement with record of most recent payment,or legal affidavit from landlord affirming tenancy 
    3. Utility bill in your name received within the past 60 days

    Residency Affidavit English
    Residency Affidavit Spanish

Please note registration for the 2019-2020 school year must be done at PACE. We will be adding Online Pre-registration for 2019-2020 in the coming months.

To register your child for K – 12 in Springfield Public Schools,  you must complete online pre-registration from the link below. When complete you will be able to schedule an appointment to attend PACE and finalize your child’s registration.

Online Pre-registration English 2018-2019

Online Pre-registration Spanish 2018-2019

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

Learn more about proof of residence information:

Proof of Residency Requirements - English

Proof of Residency Requirements - Español

If you would like more information on enrolling your child, please call 413-787-6959 or email

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