Family Registration Center

New Registration

To schedule your in person registration appointment, please contact

To schedule a Kindergarten Screening appointment, please contact
508-997-4511 x14652 or x14653

 455 County Street, Room 105 & 106
New Bedford, MA 02740
Tel: 508-997-4515
Fax 508-999-4037
Open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Family Registration Center strives to provide support and assistance to all families in New Bedford.

It is our goal to give you the tools to navigate the school system while strengthening home, school and authentic community relationships to ensure student success.

Our Family Registration Specialists work with families providing necessary information, knowledge, and skills to support their children's education.

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Ready for Kindergarten

*If you are unable to provide the documents listed below, please speak to a specialist*

Birth Certificate or Passport
Immunizations / Latest Physical
Two Proofs of New Bedford Address
Parent/Legal Guardian Photo ID
Report Cards and/or Transcripts
Individual Educational Plan / 504 Plan
Street Sheet 2022-English
Hojas de Calle-2022-Spanish
Folheto de Rua-2022-Portuguese
Massachusetts Department of Education

Internet Links for Parents
Public Transportation
New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford Whaling National Park
Southeastern Regional Transit Authority
Buttonwood Park Zoo
YMCA New Bedford
Boys and Girls Club
United Way of New Bedford
NBPS Family Engagement Centers
NBPS Wraparound Services
NBPS Early Childhood Education
Licensed Childcare Providers