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Step 1

2023-24 School Year

This link is to enroll any PK-12 student not currently in Lawrence Public Schools for the 2023-24 school year starting next fall.


Please note: If your student is currently enrolled in LPS and is returning for next school year, you DO NOT need to register again.


New PK-12 Students Register


Step 2A

Prepare Required Documentation:

  • Student’s original birth certificate
  • Proof of residency (electric, gas, or mortgage bill dated within 30 days or a certified rental agreement dated within the last 12 months) in the guardian's name
  • Immunizations up-to-date (Immunization Chart)
  • Physical Exam (within one year)
  • TB Test/ Low Risk Results
  • Vision screening for PK/K (must include Stereopsis for Kindergarten Only)
  • Lead test results – PK/K 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 Pre-kindergarten*

Step 2B

Additional Documents that May Be Required:

  • Caregiver Authorization Affidavit
    Please complete and submit when authorizing another family member or friend to care for your child during a short or long-term absence (not to exceed two years).

    English | Spanish


  • Student Residency Affidavit
    Complete and submit as alternative proof of address if there is no other documentation available in the guardian's name.


    Note: LPS reserves the right to audit residency verifications. This may include requests for new proof of address or a home visit by an LPS agent.

    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.
  • Health Care
    Additional form that may be required.

    Health Care Forms Bilingual 
* 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.

Step 3A

For Students in Grades Pre-K to Finish Registration

Please Call 978-722-8194 to Schedule a Virtual Appointment:


451 Howard St
Lawrence, MA 01843


For Additional Information Please Contact:

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Step 3B

For Students in Grades K-8 to Finish Registration

Please Call 978-975-5900 to Schedule a Virtual Appointment:

Lawrence Public Schools Family Resource Center
237 Essex Street. 4th Floor
Lawrence, MA 01840
Phone 978-975-5900
Fax 978-722-8551


All registrations are done remotely or in-person by appointment.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
9:00AM to 2:00PM

Thursday only during the month of August
12:00PM to 6:30PM


For Those Returning Missing Documents:

Call the 978-975-5900


Check out how to scan documents for enrollment for help making digital copies to send in.


Step 3C

For Students in Grades 9-12 to Finish Registration Please Call LHS REGISTRATION NUMBER 978-946-0702 to schedule an appointment:

Lawrence High School

70-71 North Parish Road

Lawrence, MA 01841

Fax: 978-722-8500


June to August
Monday through Thursday 
9AM- 2PM


September to May
Monday through Thursday
8:30AM- 2PM


In person registration by appointments. 


For Additional Information Please Contact:

Lawrence Public Schools Family Resource Center
237 Essex Street. 4th Floor
Lawrence, MA 01840
Phone 978-975-5900
Fax 978-722-8551

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Central Office

237 Essex Street, Lawrence, MA 01840
Phone 978-975-5900 Fax 978-722-8544


Family Resource Center

237 Essex Street. 4th Floor, Lawrence, MA 01840
Phone 978-975-5900 Fax 978-722-8551