Student Registration

Three female students at Wollaston work on classwork and smile at the camera.Welcome to Quincy Public Schools!

Quincy Public Schools has a longstanding tradition of innovative curriculum and excellence in education and we welcome all school-age children who live in Quincy, Massachusetts. Every day, dedicated Quincy Public Schools principals, administrators, and staff strive to make a difference in each and every classroom and collaborate on the goal of providing an inclusive, positive, and safe learning environment for our students and their families.

Neighborhood Districts
School assignments in Quincy are based on your student’s home address. Please consult this Street Directory to locate school assignments for a given address in Quincy.

New Student Registration (Grades 1-12)
New student registration takes place on a rolling basis at all school sites and Central Registration (for families needing translation assistance). Please note: Quincy does not participate in school choice nor enroll students who reside in other cities and towns. Students and their families will be required to demonstrate Quincy residence during the registration process.

Kindergarten Registration
Children who turned 5 years of age on or before August 31, 2022 are eligible to attend Kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year. Kindergarten registration for the 2023-2024 school year will begin in January 2023.

Pre-Kindergarten
Quincy Public Schools offers a limited number of seats in our Integrated Pre-Kindergarten Programs, which serve 3- and 4-year old children with special needs and their typically developing peers. Children must be 3 years old on or before August 31, 2023 to be considered for the 2023-2024 school year.

Open Enrollment
Open Enrollment requests for students to attend a school outside their neighborhood district for the 2023-2024 school year are being accepted as of September 7, 2022.

Remain at School Requests
Students who have moved within Quincy may request to continue to attend the school they are currently attending.

Under the McKinney-Vento Act, homeless students who move and wish to enroll in a new school where they are situated while homeless may attend classes immediately without proof of residency, immunizations, school records, nor other papers. Please contact Leslie Bridson, QPS McKinney Vento Coordinator, at 617-376-1197 or Maura Papile, Senior Director of Student Support Services, for more information.