Student Enrollment Information

This office is located at 111 Peirce Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818 Phone: (401) 398-1693

Welcome to East Greenwich Public Schools!

Registration for 2021-22 school year

K-12 registration of new EG students

We are asking you to complete all forms and bring COPIES of required documents to your appointment.

Click on this link to Create an Appointment at 111 Peirce Street

We are also enabling registration by EMAIL. You can SCAN all required documents and enrollment packet and emailing them to jrobitaille@egsd.net

In-Person Registration:

  • Please have all forms filled out and signed before arriving

  • If not vaccinated, persons entering must be wearing a face mask

  • Review website for specific documents needed, please bring copies of required documents with you to your appointment.

  • EGHS: Need a Transcript, Report Card & any teacher recommendations for new students in order to set an appointment with Anne Marie Flaherty, Department Chair

  • PRESCHOOL: Please go to Early Childhood page

  • Child Outreach Screening

  • Preschool Application

**In cooperation with the community’s effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Student Registration will be available via email. All paperwork can be emailed to JoAnn Robitaille at jrobitaille@egsd.net (401-398-1693).**

Residency:

Please see Residency Policy #2180 for all questions concerning residency.

*In accordance with RI Gen. Laws § 16-64-8 (Completion of Semester of School Year), a student who changes his or her residence during the course of a semester shall be allowed to complete the semester in his or her original town of residence. If the student is a senior or about to enter his or her senior year, the student shall be allowed to complete his or her senior year in his or her original city or town of residence. However, in these cases, the East Greenwich School Department shall not provide transportation to a student exercising this option.

*If a student is in the second semester of their junior year, they may remain for their senior year (no transportation will be provided).

*Children are eligible to enter Kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year if they have attained or will have attained five years of age on or before September 1st, 2021.*

Except for medical or religious reasons, State Law requires that students must be properly immunized before they can attend school.

New Student Registration

Steps to register your child in East Greenwich Public Schools:

  1. Review and complete the Student Enrollment Packet (available for download under Important forms).

  2. Submit Student Enrollment Packet along with the additional Required Documents.

  3. Contact Student Enrollment for school placement verification and/or additional questions.

Required Documents:

  1. Proof of Residency *Please note that residency documents submitted are required to be less than 60 days old and reflect a current East Greenwich address.*

  • Parents who are homeowners (must live in the home) can submit one of the following: a current property tax bill, water or sewer bill, or a utility (electric, water, gas, or oil) bill. 

If in the process of purchasing a new home - a copy of a signed Purchase and Sales Agreement will be accepted as long as it is within 30 days of closing. *Once closing has occurred, a copy of the closing disclosure will need to be submitted to Student Enrollment within 5-7 business days.

  • Parents who are renting can submit a copy of their current lease or rental agreement (must be signed by all parties).  Landlord's name and contact information must be listed on the lease/rental agreement.

  • If a student is living with a relative or another person, the homeowner needs to complete the Landlord/Shared Tenancies Affidavit Form (must be notarized) and also must provide their own proof of residency. Affidavit form can be found under Important Forms.

  • Displaced families who are living in East Greenwich due to loss of stable housing may qualify for McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act benefits.  Contact the EG Homeless Liaison, Dr. Lisa Hughes, at 401-398-1220 or lhughes@egsd.net.

  1. Birth certificate (Must be translated into English) or valid Passport for each child you are registering

  2. Current record of immunizations signed by a physician (Except for medical or religious reasons, State Law requires that students must be properly immunized before they can attend school.)

  3. Evidence of child’s most recent physical exam, an eye exam and lead screening date and results

  4. A certified copy of the most recent court order identifying each parent's respective award of physical custody - if applicable. In the absence of both parents or other situations, please contact JoAnn Robitaille at 401-398-1693.

  5. Grades 1-8: Last report card (must be translated to English)

  6. Grades 9-12: Transcripts and last report card (Must be translated to English)

  7. If applicable, a copy of the students’ IEP or 504 plan

Change of address:

As soon as you know you will be moving, please provide Student Enrollment with your new address information, the names of each student and each family member affected, and proof of residency for your new address.

If you are moving within the East Greenwich School District borders, you must provide proof of residency (as you did when your child was initially enrolled). It must be done each time you change your address. Please see above for examples of acceptable proof of residency.

If you are moving OUT of the East Greenwich School District, please contact your child’s school building(s) directly for withdrawal information.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS FORM (requires a google account to upload documents) or you can email jrobitaille@egsd.net with proof of residency document.

Please note that your student's address, school, or bus transportation cannot be changed until this documentation is provided.

Will my student change schools?

Assignment rules vary, depending on the student's grade, when you move and where your new home is located.

Student Enrollment Services is located at 111 Peirce Street, EG, RI 02818