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Preschool, Kindergarten Registrations Scheduled Around County
08:00AM / Friday, March 31, 2023
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Berkshire County schools are scheduling and re-scheduling preschool and kindergarten registration dates and procedures for the 2021-22 school year. Schools can send their information to to be included on this list.
All students, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness, have equal access to the general education program and the full range of any occupational, vocational programs offered by public school districts.
Gabriel Abbott Memorial School has begun the process of registering Kindergarten and Pre-kindergarten students for the 2023-2024 school year. Dates for Kindergarten screening have yet to be determined. Please contact the school of?ce at (413) 664-6023 or by email at as soon as possible to register your child for one of these programs.
  • Students must be 5 years of age or older on Aug. 31, 2023 to register for Kindergarten.
  • Children must be 3 years or older on Aug. 31, 2023 to register for Pre-kindergarten. The school also encourages the parents of children who will turn three years of age during the school year to contact the school of?ce to discuss a plan for enrolling their child when they become eligible.
Students need to be legal residents of the school district and reside with parents or guardians within the school district at the time of the first day of school. Parents will need to provide a copy of the student's birth certi?cate, updated immunization form, and proof of residence.
Currently, Abbott Memorial School projects to have choice openings in their Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten programs during the upcoming school year.  These school choice openings will not be determined until the school is able to register the resident students.  The tuition rate for preschool is $150.00 per week for non-residents.
Clarksburg School 
  • For the 3-year-old half-day Pre-K program: Children must be three years old as of Aug. 31, 2023, and a Clarksburg resident
  • For the 4-year-old Pre-K program: Children must be four years old as of Aug. 31, 2023, and a Clarksburg resident 
  • For the Kindergarten program: Children must be five years old as of Aug. 31, 2023, and a Clarksburg resident
Call the school office at 663-8735, ext. 5302 as soon as possible if your child is eligible, in order to complete the necessary paperwork.
Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten orientations for students will be held in August before the start of school. Check the school website for updates. If your child is currently registered in either of the Pre-Kindergarten programs, there is no need to register again. However, please call the school to confirm your child's spot in their program for the 2023-2024 school year. 
According to the "Child-Find" Legislation, any parent that has a child who is 3-5 years old and has any questions concerning special needs may call our Director of Special Education, Tara Barnes, at 413-664-9292
Hancock Elementary School kindergarten registration for the 2023-2024 school year is open. Children must be 5 years old as of Sept. 1, 2022, to enter kindergarten. Parents should call the school office at 413-738-5676 or email Jay Merselis, Principal, at as soon as possible if interested or to learn more. Screening and registration requires parents to bring their child and his/her birth certificate along with proof of residency to the school.
Hancock Elementary School is enrolling students in PreK for the 2023-24 school year. Hancock accepts  students in PreK who are potty trained and 2 years nine months as of September 1. Our kindergarten age requirement remains 5 by September 1, so any student who joins us at two years nine months will be in Preschool for three years. Parents should call the school office at 413-738-5676 or email Jay Merselis, Principal, at as soon as possible if interested or to learn more.
Hancock anticipates school choice openings. Anyone interested in school choice should contact Jay Merselis,, for an application. The school choice lottery is scheduled for June 1.
Parents who suspect their child may have special needs and are 3 years old or older should call the Special Education Director Dr. Rebecca Phillips at 413-738-5676 to schedule an evaluation.
North Adams Public Schools to host in person PreK Application, Kindergarten registration, and screenings for school year 2023-2024.
North Adams Public Schools will host in-person PreK application, Kindergarten registration, and screenings for both grades in preparation for the 2023-2024 school year. PreK children must be 3 or 4 years of age by August 31, 2023. Kindergarten children must be 5 years of age by Aug. 31, 2023. PreK students currently enrolled in North Adams Public Schools do not need to register. Parents/guardians must make an appointment for each application/registration: no walk-ins will be accommodated.
All screenings will take place at the Welcome Center at Brayton Elementary School located at 20 Brayton Hill Terrace, North Adams between the hours of 9:00 and 2:00 pm. To schedule an appointment and confirm where your child will attend school based on the location of your home, please call Carrie Silva at the North Adams Public Schools Central Office at (413)776-1673.
PreK Application & Screening Dates:
  • Greylock Elementary School: April 24 and 25, 2023
  • Brayton Elementary School: May 15 and 16, 2023
  • Colegrove Park Elementary School: May 22 and 23, 2023
Kindergarten Registration & Screening Dates:
  • Greylock Elementary School: April 26 and 27, 2023
  • Brayton Elementary School: May 17 and 18, 2023
  • Colegrove Park Elementary School: May 24 and 25, 2023
Additional Information:
Parents/guardians should be prepared to bring all of the following to their appointment:
  • Your child
  • Child's birth certificate
  • Child's current physical exam/immunization record, signed by their doctor (must be from within the last 13 months)
  • Any additional medical records you think we may need (ie. asthma, food allergies)
  • Proof of residency (must have all of these 3 items)
    • 1. Valid driver's license or photo ID (passports are also acceptable)
    • 2. Copy of utility bill (electric, heat, cable, water, etc.) dated within the last 60 days
    • 3. One of the following: Recent mortgage statement, copy of lease/rental agreement, or letter from housing office
  • If applicable, any legal/court documentation (i.e. sole custody, legal guardianship, name changes, adoption, DCF paperwork, etc.)
For enrollment questions or concerns, please contact Carrie Silva at 413-776-1673 or email at
Pittsfield Public Schools In-Person Registration for 2023-2024 Kindergarten and Pre-K.
Kindergarten/Pre-K In-Person Registration:
Children who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2023, may register for kindergarten AND children who will be 4 years old on  or before September 1, 2023, may register for Pre-K in person at:
Crosby Elementary School - Wednesday, March 15, 2023 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Conte Community School - Wednesday, March 22, 2023 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Morningside Community School - Thursday, March 23, 2023 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
(children may register for ANY of our elementary schools at ALL 3 events)
Please bring:
  • Valid Parent or Legal Guardian Photo ID
  • Student’s Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Residence (current utility bill or mortgage/rental agreement)
  • Student’s Immunization Record
  • Student’s last physical exam record
Questions may be directed to our registration office by emailing Registration at or by calling 413-499-9507 (leave a message, call will be returned).
Southern Berkshire Regional School District
The District is currently accepting electronic registration packets which can be accessed here:
Paperwork must be returned by April 7, 2023.
Proof of residency, birth certificate for your child and current immunization records are required.
Please return the paperwork to the Undermountain Elementary campus, regardless of the town of residence.
An integrated Pre-Kindergarten program is offered for children (3-5) who have special needs. It is also offered to children without specials needs who turn three by Sept. 1, 2023, through a peer partner lottery. Priority will be given to four-year-olds.
This is a full-day program and is free of charge with provided transportation. After-school care is available for a fee. The PreK Aftercare Program runs from 3-5 PM and is housed at Undermountain.
Kindergarten: This program is for children who will be five before September 1, 2023. This is a full-day program that is free of charge with provided transportation. The SBCCP after-school program is available to Kindergarten students for a fee. The program runs from 3-5 PM and is housed at Undermountain.
Anticipated Program Availability:
  • Undermountain: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten 
  • New Marlborough: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten 
  • South Egremont: Pre-Kindergarten
If you would prefer to pick up or have a packet mailed to you, please contact: Karen Frighetto 229-8265 ext. 371 for Pre-Kindergarten and Mackenzie Fenn 229-8754 ext. 377 for Kindergarten
St. Stanislaus Kostka School is a Catholic elementary school in Adams educating a diverse population of children from Northern Berkshire County of Massachusetts and from Southern Vermont. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, or national origin. Students are admitted to the school annually on a space available basis.
Registration materials can be found below. For more information or to arrange a visit, call 413-743-1091.
Preschool: All Preschool applicants must be potty-trained and at least 3 years old as of September 1st. We offer half and full day options for 2, 3, 4 or 5 days per week, as well as Before and After School Care. To apply for Preschool for 2023-2024, please complete the online registration form:
Kindergarten: Our Kindergarten class for 2023-2024 has currently reached capacity. To be added to our waitlist, please contact the school office at 743-1091.
Grades 1-8: To register your student for grades 1-8, please complete the online registration form:
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