Kindergarten in the QRSD

Registration is now open for all children who reside in the Quabbin towns of Barre, Hardwick, Hubbardston, New Braintree and Oakham who will be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2021.  Registration forms may be accessed at the link below, completed and returned to: 

Kindergarten Registration
QRSD Educational Support Center
872 South Street
Barre, MA 01005


Paper copies may also be picked up at your home school or the Educational Support Center.  All registration forms, including birth certificate and proof of residency must be returned by Friday, May 7, 2021.  Please call (978)355-4668, ext. 8500 with questions.

Virtual “Welcome to Kindergarten” nights will be scheduled for the week of April 12th.  To receive the date, time and link, please complete the information HERE .

Kindergarten screening appointments will take place during the last week of May and the first week of June. Registration materials must be received prior to kindergarten screening.

Student names for those on our incoming kindergarten list have been gathered from our preschool records and from the five district towns local census information. If you do not attend preschool in the QRSD or have not answered your town census, please contact Jessica Bennett at or (978)355-4668, ext. 8500 with your child’s information.

For more specific information about the state’s immunization requirements for school children, please click here.