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In Partnership with the Lawrence Working Families Initiative

 Our Mission

The Family Resource Center (FRC) ensures our students and families have greater knowledge and access to essential community and school resources to address social, academic, health and economic challenges.
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 Regular Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday, except Thursdays: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Thursdays: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    See below for student registration hours
  • Third Saturday of May, June, August, September and October
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Student Registration for Grades PK-12

Registration of New Students:

To register a new student please complete our online registration by clicking on the link below. Once you are done please follow the instructions provided on the registration confirmation page to finalize the registration process.

 Registration of Re-Entering Students 

To re-register students previously enrolled in the Lawrence Public Schools, you must visit one of the sites below. Please be prepared to provide the following documentation for each student being re-registered:

Required Documentation:

  • Student registration packet [click here to get the student registration packet]
  • Student’s original birth certificate
  • Proof of residency (electric, gas, or mortgage bill dated within 30 days or a certified rental agreement)
  • Immunizations up-to-date
  • Physical Exam (within one year)
  • TB Test/ Low Risk Results
  • Vision screening (must include Stereopsis) – Kindergarten Only
  • Lead test results – Kindergarten Only
  • Legal custody paper, if applicable
  • Last report card or transfer form, if transferring from another school district
  • I.E.P, if student received services under a Special Education Program
  • I.A.P, if the student receives services under Section 504
Children must be 4 years old on or before September 1 to register for Preschool.*

Additional Documents that May Be Required:

  • Caregiver Authorization Affidavit
    Please complete and submit the document below when authorizing other family members or friends to care for your child during a short or long-term absence (not to exceed one year).

    English | Spanish

  • Homeowner-Lease Holder Affidavit
    Complete and submit as alternative proof of address below if there is no other documentation available.

    English | Spanish

  • Custody Documentation
    If one of the parents/guardians of the student is not listed on the birth certificate, custody documentation will be required. Otherwise this individual may only be listed as an emergency contact.
* Age exceptions include children 2.9 years and older that are referred by Early Intervention or via an LPS screening or Special Education evaluation, and siblings who will be three years old by September 1. Other three year olds are welcome to apply but will be waitlisted for open seats available after September 1.

For Students in Grades K-8 Please Visit:

Family Resource Center
60 Island Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
By Appointment Only:
Monday through Friday, except Thursday
8:00AM to 2:00PM
No Appointment Required
12:00PM to 6:30PM
Third Saturday of May, June, August, September and October.
9:00AM to 1:00PM

For Students in Grades 9-12 Please Visit:

Lawrence High School
70-71 North Parish Road
Lawrence, MA 01841
No Appointment Required
June to August
Monday through Friday
12:00PM to 3:00PM
September to May
Monday through Friday
8:30AM to 11:30AM

For Additional Information Please Contact:

Lawrence Public School Family Resource Center
60 Island Street
Lawrence, MA 01840