Welcome to the Ellington Public Schools! We're excited that your child(ren) will be starting their learning journey with us.
Before filling out the registration form, please read the relevant information below carefully.
We kindly request that appointments are set up for registrations for 2018-2019 by calling (860) 896-2300.
- Who is eligible for kindergarten?
- How do I enroll my child(ren) in the Ellington Public Schools??
- Where will my child attend school?
- When will families know which school their child(ren) will attend?
- Will transportation be provided for my child(ren)?
- How do I provide documentation for the district to verify age and residency for my student?
- Are there any other requirements for registration?
- What about mid-year enrollment?
Beginning March 1st, parents of kindergarten students can click on the Registration Form link above to start the process from home.
Laptops are available at each elementary school to assist with online registration as needed. Each elementary school will hold a kindergarten registration week and evening registration event in March.
For other grades and for kindergarten students registering after May 15th, registration takes place at the Central Administration building (47 Main Street). Please set up an appointment for registration by calling (860) 896-2300.
The vast majority of students will attend the school within their established zone which remain unchanged for many years.
However, per the School Zone Enrollment Policy, a small number of students may be assigned outside the established school zone. For further information, please examine the FAQs regarding the policy.
Notification of school assignment will take place in accordance with the schedule below.
Where do I go for residency and age verification?
Notification of School Assignment
March 1st - May 15th
Established zone school
Kindergarten Orientation - End of May
May 16th - June 30th
July 1st - August 15th
August 16th - Start of School
1-5 Business Days
Between March 1st and May 15th, age and residency verification for the following year will take place at the zone elementary school.
After May 15th or for registration in the current school year, age and residency verification will take place at the Central Office (47 Main Street).
Parents/guardians should bring the following documents:
Age Verification (either of the following)
- Birth Certificate
- Baptismal Certificate
Residency Verification (any of the following)
- Utility bill
- Mortgage statement
- Valid lease agreement
- Where do I enroll my student?
- How do I prove age and residency for my child?
- What forms do I need to fill out?
- How will elementary students be assigned to schools?
For new students in grades K-6, age and residency verification is completed at the district Central Office (47 Main Street).
For students in grades 7-8, age and residency verification takes place at Ellington Middle School. For students in 9-12, age and residency verification takes place at Ellington High School.