Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


Can I complete my child’s registration from a Smartphone, Tablet, or PC?

Yes.  The registration link can be accessed and will be supported from any device. If you have any questions in regards to the Registration Link, contact Registrars via email at isabelbrady@bristolk12.org or jessicacervantes@bristolk12.org or call 860-302-6402. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.



Who should be filling out the registration link?

Information should be entered by a Parent/Guardian who lives with the student.  If a student is under DCF custody, the DCF Worker that is assigned to the case is required to complete registration.



Can I submit more than one registration if I want to restart again due to an error?

No.  If there is information that needs to be changed, please contact Registrars via phone or email.

What school will my child attend?

School is assigned based on your address.  You can check your school by using the Versatrans link located on the registration pages. Registrars will confirm your child's school once registration is completed.


What is the age for new Kindergarten for school year 2020-2021?

All children that were born in 2015 will be eligible to attend Bristol Public Schools in the Fall.  Please complete Kindergarten Registration.


Will I need to register if my child attends Bristol Early Childhood Center?

If your child attends the Bristol Early Childhood Center, your child is already registered. You will only need to update your child's medical information for kindergarten admission.  If your address has changed since your child started school, please contact Central Registration to update the address.

What do I need to do to register my child successfully? STEP ONE:

Please ALLOW 30 MINUTES TO COMPLETE FORM. ENTRIES CAN NOT BE SAVED. Prior to accessing the registration link, please have the following documents uploaded on your device (via scan, dropbox or picture library):

  1. One (1) Student's ID (examples below)
    1. birth certificate
    2. current passport
    3. current Permanent Resident Alien Card
  2. One (1) Parent's picture identification (examples below)
    1. current driver's license
    2. current State of CT issued ID
    3. current passport
    4. current Permanent Resident Alien Card
  3. One (1) Primary proof of residency (examples below)
    1. current lease - signed and dated by both tenant and landlord
    2. current mortgage statement
    3. current house property tax bill)
  4. One (1) Secondary proof of residency (examples below)
    1. pages 1 and 2 of current electric or gas bill showing "service address"
    2. current auto insurance showing name and current address
    3. current pay stub showing name and current address
    4. current determination letter showing name and current address from BHA, DSS, SS, SSDI, or Husky 

STEP TWO:

Medical clearance must be obtained prior to the first day of school in order to attend.  Please submit your child's medical information to the Bristol-Burlington Health District via email or fax to:  Catherine Plourde RN – School Health Services Coordinator. The email address is: catherineplourde@bristolct.gov .  The fax number is 860-584-3814. Parents can also have their child’s health care provider send the medical information via fax to the attention of Catherine Plourde- Bristol–Burlington Health District. Parents will be contacted directly if there are any questions or concerns about the medical information submitted.  

The following documents are required to obtain medical clearance:

  1.  Current Physical 
  2.  Immunization Record 
  3.  Health Assessment Form  
  4.  Health History Form 
  5.  Dental Form 

How can I prove residency if I am living with a friend or relative?

To establish residency when living with a relative or friend, the parent and host (Bristol resident) will need to complete a Residency Affidavit Form.  Please click on the Residency Affidavit tab for further information. Please contact Central Registration with questions or concerns.


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