Kindergarten Registration

2021-2022 Kindergarten News

A general information session was held Tuesday, January 19, from 7:00pm - 8:30pm for families of children who will be entering kindergarten in Fall 2021This was a virtual meeting which has been recorded.

~To watch a video of the meeting, CLICK HERE.   
~To see the presentation slides from the meeting, CLICK HERE.

Online registration will open on January 20th; registrations should be completed by February 12th to be included in the kindergarten school lottery.

There will be no in-person school tours this year.  Each school will hold a virtual informational meeting.  The schedule of these meetings is:
  -Tuesday, January 26, 6:15pm-7:15pm - Merriam (To watch a video of this meeting, CLICK HERE.)
  -Tuesday, January 267:30pm-8:30pm - Gates (To watch a video of this  meeting, CLICK HERE.)
  -Tuesday, February 2, 6:15pm-7:15pm - Blanchard  (To watch a video of this  meeting,  CLICK HERE.)
 -Tuesday, February 2,  7:30pm-8:30pm - Conant (To watch a video of this meeting, CLICK HERE.)
 -Tuesday, February 9, 6:15pm-7:15pm - Douglas (To watch a video of this meeting, CLICK HERE.)
  -Tuesday, February 9, 7:30pm-8:30pm - McCarthy-Towne (To watch a video of this meeting, CLICK HERE.)

The 2021-2022 Kindergarten Book is your guide to Kindergarten Information and the AB Schools.

Click here to sign up to receive information about Kindergarten registration. 

2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration

Please note that your child must be 5 years old by September 1, 2021 to register for kindergarten. This is an Acton-Boxborough school policy and there are no exceptions. 

Extended Day Program

The district offers before and after school care for children in grades K-6 at all of our elementary schools and at the Admininstration Building. Hours of operations are: 
~Before school - 7:00am - 8:50am
~After school    - 3:20pm - 6:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
                        12:50pm - 6:00pm Wednesday  

A virtual informational meeting was held on Wednesday, February 10. To view a video of that meeting, please click this link.  

For more information, visit the Community Education website at:

Kindergarten Transportation Form

Once you have been assigned to a school, please submit the Kindergarten Transportation form to let us know where the bus should pick up and drop off your child each day.  This form also lets you opt out of bus transportation. Please return the completed form by FAX (978-264-3344) or mail to:
Acton-Boxborough District Schools Transportation Department
16 Charter Road, Acton, MA 01720

Free and Reduced Meals

Acton-Boxborough Regional Schools offers healthy meals every school day. Your children may qualify for free meals or for reduced price meals. To learn more about this program, please visit the Food Services webpage.  

Contact Information

Registrar Telephone: 978-264-3303
Registrar Email:
Address: Administration Building, 15 Charter Rd, Acton, MA 01720

Kindergarten Registration

Welcome! Once you are settled in Acton or Boxborough and are ready to pre-register your children for school...

  1. Gather your required documents (see list below).
  2. Pre-register to create an online account and upload the required documents.

Online registration will open January 20, 2021 for kindergartners starting in Fall 2021. 

Required Documents

Download the required pre-registration forms below: 

  • Proof of Residency Affidavit
  • Proof of Residency - One item from each column on the affadavit:  A, B, and C.  (If you are unable to provide an item from the column B because you just moved to town, you can bring it later. 
  • Student birth certificate 
  • Medical Records (from your family doctor) including: 
  • A copy of the last IEP (Individual Education Plan) if the child has special needs (learning disabilities)

Additional Form for Children who Attend Preschool Outside the District

This additional Kindergarten Registration form is for students who attend school outside Acton or Boxborough. Please have your Early Childhood program complete this Pre-kindergarten Assessment Form.

Local preschools will automatically forward this form to the school around May. Parents do not need to worry about this form unless your child attends school outside Acton or Boxborough.


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