We are happy to announce our HPS Online Registration Portal!. If you are interested in registering a student at Haverhill Public Schools, or would like general information please reach out to us via phone at 978-420-1951 or request info via email here. We will send you a link to the online registration portal, along with the registration application via email. Once registered on the portal you will be able to upload the application, and all the supporting documents there.

HPS Registration Center

45 Fountain Street
Haverhill, MA 01830

Registration@Haverhill-PS.org
Phone: 978-420-1951
Fax: 978-469-8730

Monday – Thursday:  8:00 a.m. – 3: 30 p.m
Friday:  8:00 a.m.  – 12:30 p.m.

We are pleased to welcome your family to the Haverhill Public Schools! Going to a new school is a very important step for your child and can be an anxious time for families. With this in mind, we strive to make the registration process as easy and convenient as possible. The Haverhill Public Schools Registration Center was established to centralize registration in order to allow a smooth transition for students and families into the district.

The Registration Center is located at the HPS Family Resource Center, 45 Fountain Street in Haverhill, MA.  The Family Resource Center is the base of operations for a number of HPS departments and specialists related to student services: Health & Nursing, Attendance & Records, Transportation, After School Programming, English Learner programs, and more.  If we are unable to answer your question, we’ll immediately find someone who can help!

 

Registration Team

Joanna Infante – Coordinator
Trisha Etter – Principal Clerk
Bridget Stemmler – Principal Clerk

Appointments and Address Changes

Appointments

For more information, or to request an appointment, please click one of the following:
Information Request Form – English
Solicitud de Information – Español

Address Change

To process a student address change, please send copies of the following documents to registration@haverhill-ps.org

  • Utility Bill dated within the past 60 days (gas, electric, internet, etc.)
  • Current Lease or Recent Mortgage Statement

What to Expect at Your Registration Appointment

Most new registrations can be completed in under 30 minutes, although duration depends upon each family’s individual needs and whether paperwork is completed in advance.

  1. A Parent Resource Center staff member (Spanish translation is available) will assist with the completion of forms and review all required paperwork with you.
  2. Your photo ID will be checked against your child’s birth certificate, any custody/guardianship court documents reviewed, and your Proof of Residency verified.
  3. You will also meet with the Registration Nurse, who will ask some basic questions about your child’s health history, and check that all necessary immunizations and screenings noted above are in place.
  4. If your family is homeless, you will be connected immediately to our on-site McKinney-Vento Liaison for assistance.
  5. If any language other than English is spoken in your home, your child will be required to complete English language testing through our English Learner Education Department and an appointment will be made for you.
  6. If your child is on a 504 or IEP plan, staff will gather related information and communicate with our Special Education Department, so that your child’s plan can be serviced appropriately.
  7. If all residency and medical requirements are met, your child will be “cleared’ for registration and assigned a school and start date. School assignments are based on a student’s home address.
  8. You will be given information on eligibility for bussing and bus routes.

Documents REQUIRED at your appointment:

Document Checklist English

Document Checklist Spanish

  • Proof of residencyTo attend Haverhill Public Schools, a student must reside in the City of Haverhill. For residency requirements, please click here.
  • Parent/Guardian’s picture identification (Valid Driver’s License, Valid MA Photo ID Card, or Valid Passport)
  • Your child’s birth certificate – The document required at your registration appointment is a birth certificate, not a birth announcement. The following are  examples of each:
  • Transcript or report card from the last school your child attended, if applicable.
  • A copy of an IEP or 504, if your child is on one of these plans.
  • A copy of your child’s last physical (within past 12 months)
  • Current Immunization Record
  • TB Test or “Low Risk” Results
  • Vision Screening results (for Pre-K and Kindergarten registrations only)
  • Lead Test results (for Kindergarten registrations only)

If you are unable to obtain any of the above documents, our staff will be happy to assist. Students who are registering and fall under a category of Homeless, Unaccompanied Minor, Foster-Care, or active Military Family are provided immediate enrollment regardless of available documentation.  Our on-site McKinney-Vento Liaison is available to provide additional support and resources at the time of registration.

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Joanna Infante

Coordinator

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Trisha Etter

Principal Clerk

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Bridget Stemmler

Principal Clerk