Middle School Registration

Is there any orientation for students moving from grade 5 to grade 6?

Yes. A step-up day is provided for all students currently enrolled in the Pittsfield Public Schools. This short orientation program is coordinated through the elementary schools with support of the receiving middle school. In addition, a district “First Day” is provided for all grade 6 students at the start of the school year. A letter mailed to homes during the summer, or available through the school’s office, provides details regarding this orientation program.

How do I register my child for grades 6-8?

If your child is currently enrolled in the Pittsfield Public Schools, he/she will be automatically registered for the next school year. If you are new to Pittsfield, please use the "Open Registration" link on the left to get started. The process includes both an online portion and submitting paperwork in person in our office.

Is there any orientation for students moving from grade 8 to grade 9?

Yes. An orientation tour is provided for all students currently enrolled in the Pittsfield Public Schools in the spring. This short orientation program is coordinated through the middle schools with support of the receiving high school. In addition, a district “First Day” is provided for all grade 9 students at the start of the school year. A letter mailed to homes during the summer, or available through the school’s office, provides details regarding this orientation program.


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