Meriden Public Schools

Registration

Central Registration Office
165 Miller Street  |  203-235-1507  |  Hours Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

                            REGISTRATION INFORMATION

DUE TO THE COVID-19 HEALTH CRISIS ALL MERIDEN PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS ARE CLOSED.                            

IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY MOVED TO MERIDEN AND WOULD LIKE TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD FOR SCHOOL FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR, PLEASE USE THE LINK BELOW TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORMS.  A MEMBER OF THE CENTRAL REGISTRATION OFFICE WILL CONTACT YOU TO FINISH THE PROCESS.

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR IS POSTPONED UNTIL AT LEAST JUNE 1, 2020

IF YOU COMPLETE A REGISTRATION FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR (BEGINNING AUGUST 31, 2020) YOU WILL NEED TO SUBMIT A NEW REGISTRATION WHEN THE FORM FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR IS AVAILABLE. THE REGISTRATION FORM AVAILABLE IS FOR THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR ONLY.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR REGISTRATION UPDATES

THE REGISTRATION LINK BELOW IS ONLY FOR THIS CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR, NOT FOR THE UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR.                                                                                                                                                                   
                                  

AS OF 3/20/2020, WE WILL BE WORKING REMOTELY AND NOT IN THE OFFICE. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO REACH THE OFFICE BY TELEPHONE. IF YOU HAVE SPECIFIC REGISTRATION QUESTIONS, PLEASE EMAIL:   KATHY GAFFEY kathleen.gaffey@meridenk12.org OR ALTAGRACIA RUBIO (EN ESPANOL) altagracia.rubio@meridenk12.org  

 

         ****CHILDREN BORN IN 2015, OR ON JANUARY 1, 2016, ARE ELIGIBLE TO START KINDERGARTEN FOR THE                                                                            2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR****

                                                      KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION INFORMATION

In the Meriden Public Schools, children who are 5, or will be turning 5, in a given school year, will be eligible to enter Kindergarten. Proof of age must be provided at time of registration. Children born in 2014, or on January 1, 2015, are eligible to start Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.

School districts in Meriden are determined by street address. You can call the Central Registration office if there is a question of which school your child will be attending and if he/she will be provided transportation.

New Student Registration

We register incoming Kindergarten through 12th grade students that are new to our district. This includes students that have previously attended a Meriden Public School, withdrew to another school district, and are returning to Meriden. 

School districts in Meriden are determined by street address. You can call the Central Registration office if there is a question of which school your child will be attending and if he/she will be provided transportation.

Steps to Register Your Child

Step 1: All eligible students must first have their registration information submitted online. Please follow the link below to start the online process. There are required fields that must be completed before moving from one page to the next. You will be able to save your information and return if needed. There are computers in our office for your use if you do not have access to a computer.

Step 2: After submitting your child's online registration you must come to the Central Registration Office with the required documents to complete the process. Please see the "Registration Information" flyer below for the required documents. Registrations are taken on a walk-in basis, appointments are not available. 

Please start by viewing the "Registration Information" flyer below in order to successfully complete your child's entrance into the Meriden Public Schools.

Registration Information

Online Registration Link

  • Online Registration (English)
  • Online Registration (Spanish)
  • If you have questions while completing the registration information, there is a HELP option that can answer many common questions and help you navigate through the online registration site. You can also call the Family Support Line between the hours of 9:00 am and 8:00 pm at 866-434-6276.

Medical Registration Requirements

Before admission to the Meriden Public Schools, each parent or guardian must give proof of a recent physical examination and immunization records for their student by a physician and contain all the pertinent information that is on the State of Connecticut blue Health Assessment Record. All new students entering the Meriden Public Schools shall be required to be immunized against poliomyelitis, mumps, measles, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and rubella in accordance with administrative regulations and state law.

Incoming Kindergarten students and students transferring from out of the state need to provide their immunization records and a physical dated within the last twelve months of their first entry into the district. 

For specific questions about health requirements for entry into the Meriden Public Schools, please contact the Meriden Health Department. The clinic's phone number is 203-630-4234.

Residency / Age Requirements

No child shall be enrolled in school until the criteria of age and residency are met. Residency forms must be completed and verified before a student is admitted. The burden of proof in determining student residency shall be on the party claiming residency.