Registration for Wilmington students happens at the student's building.  Please see our Our Schools page for contact information.  The registration forms are available via the Registration Documents section at the right (or below if you are using a mobile device).


Preschool & Kindergarten Registration Dates and Times

2023-2024 Preschool and Kindergarten Registration

March 6th – March 9th

Prior to registration, please visit the district website at to obtain the 2023-2024 registration packet and required documents.

On March 6th - March 9th, the Boutwell and Wildwood Early Childhood Centers will be accepting completed registration packets from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Please drop off your completed packet in the registration bin at the main entrance.

Drop-Off Locations are as follows:

Boutwell Students: Boutwell Early Childhood Center @ 17 Boutwell Street
Wildwood Students: West Intermediate School @ 22 Carter Lane

For those who prefer an in-person appointment, we will have time slots available on March 8th during school hours. Please be sure to bring your completed registration packet to your appointment. To schedule an appointment, please use the contact information listed below:

Boutwell Early Childhood Center:  978-694-6070
Wildwood Early Childhood Center:  978-694-6010

If you need assistance, have any questions or need a hard copy of the registration packet, please contact your child’s home school.

Boutwell Early Childhood Center brochure
Wildwood Early Childhood Center brochure

Important Dates
  • March 27th - Preschool Lottery
  • May 3rd-5th - Kindergarten Screening
  • June 2 - Preschool Screening
  • August - Classroom Assignments
Kindergarten Before/After School Information

2023-2024 Kindergarten CARES Letter

Frequently Asked Questions

The following items must be presented at the time of registration:

  • I. Copy of original Birth Certificate with official seal
  • II. Medical Information
    1. Most recent physical exam information and immunizations record
  • III. Proof of Residency (one of the following items)
    1. Record of recent mortgage payment and/or property tax bill
    2. Fully signed and executed Lease and/or Rental Agreement (Must be executed by both parties)
    3. Notarized Landlord/Owner of Property Affidavit (please refer to district's website and click on RESIDENCY POLICY & PROCEDURES to print form to be used “Residency Statement/Affidavit”)
    4. Fully signed and executed Purchase and Sale (P&S) Agreement (provided occupancy date occurs within 30 days of enrollment)
    5. Section 8 Agreement
  • IV. Proof of Occupancy (one of the following items)
    1. Gas/Oil Bill, Electric Bill, Home (not cell) Telephone Bill, Cable Bill, Water Bill (Note: Bill must be dated within the past 45 days and address and name must be stated)
    2. Recent bill (other than that stated above dated within the past 45 days showing Wilmington address and name. However, a Residency Statement/Affidavit is REQUIRED with this option. Please refer to district's website and click on RESIDENCY POLICY & PROCEDURES to print form to be used)
    3. Occupancy Statement/Affidavit must be notarized if a bill can not be provided prior to student's enrollment (please refer to district's website and click on RESIDENCY POLICY & PROCEDURES to print form to be used “Occupancy Statement/Affidavit”)
  • V. Proof of Identity (one of the following items)
    1. Valid MA Driver's License
    2. Valid MA Photo ID Card
    3. Valid Passport
    4. Other Government issued Photo ID

NOTE:  Notarization at the Wilmington Town Hall is no longer available. Additionally, if you require an original copy of your child's birth certificate, please order it online from the clerk's page on the town website:, or email at [email protected], or call for assistance at 978-658-2030.

Back To School Pup Vaccination Information

Entrance Age - School Committee Policy

Policy JEB - Entrance Age


In an attempt to permit children to enter school at the time most appropriate for them individually, the School Committee establishes the following policy on entrance age:

1. Children who will be five years of age prior to September 1st will be eligible to enter kindergarten for that school year.

2. Children who will be six years of age prior to September 1st will enter grade 1 for that school year.

3. Initial admission of children to kindergarten, first grade (or other grades) will involve a consideration of both chronological age and academic readiness.

Parents/guardians who are seeking an exception to the entrance age policy should make this request in writing to the building principal by May 1st. The principal in consultation with the superintendent and an appointed committee will be authorized to make these determinations.

SOURCE: MASC February 2019 LEGAL REFS.: M.G.L.76:1 603 CMR 8.00

Adopted April 14, 2021


In an effort to provide families with clear guidelines around the age exemption policy, the committee would like to share the following information to assist in the planning process.

  • Consideration is given to students on a case-by-case basis
  • Documentation, in the form of a letter or other direct communication, should be provided by May 1st from:
    • Student’s family
    • Current preschool and/or daycare setting
    • Medical team, as appropriate
  • Students will be asked to participate in the Kindergarten Screening process prior to any decision being made regarding enrollment