Student Registration

Registration Information for Preschool through Grade 12

STEP 1: Residency Information and Documents

Welcome to Thomaston Public Schools
We are excited to have you join us!

The first step in the registration process is completing the Thomaston Public Schools New Student Residency Form. This is form is required to register your child/children for enrollment in Thomaston Public Schools.*   Please complete the form accurately.  If you have any questions about this form, please email the Centralized Registration Secretary (see contact information below).

The online Thomaston Public Schools New Student Residency Form must be completed by a custodial parent/guardian and approved before enrollment.

Once you complete the Thomaston Public Schools New Student Residency Form you will be contacted by the Centralized Registration Secretary who will schedule a Registration Appointment at which time you will be expected to bring at least the following information (other information may be required):
  • Your Child's Birth Certificate
  •  A photo id must be presented in person at the school in which the student is applying for registration; please have a valid driver's license, passport or military photo id ready during your registration appointment
  •  Required Residency Documents (see table below):
Required residency documents:  Proof of residency in Thomaston is determined by providing Central Office with a completed and notarized Residency Packet, Parent/Guardian photo identification, one (1) item from Category A, one (1) item from Category B, one (1) item from Category C.  If unable to provide an item from Category B, two (2) items from Category C are mandatory.
Category A Category B Category C
  • Mortgage statement
  • Lease/rental agreement -- must contain student's name, be unexpired signed by lessor/lessee and dated.
  • Copy of property deed if no mortgage statement available
  • Notarized landlord or homeowner
    letter acknowledging parent/guardian's and student's current residence if no lease exists, lease is expired or lease is weekly or month-to-month.
Current utility bill or work order showing service address. 
  • Electricity
  • Natural Gas
  • Telephone (landline only)
  • Cable or satellite
  • Water
  • Valid automobile registration
  • Voter registration
  • Current auto or homeowner's insurance
    declaration page.
  • Payroll stub.
  • Bank statement or credit card statement
  • Court document.
  • Letter from any goverment agency
With Thomaston address and date for
most current tax year
  • W-2 Form
  • Auto tax bill
  • Property tax bill

  • Additional Information that may be required for presentation during the Registration Appointment, such as but not limited to a copy of the custodial agreement or assigned, notarized "Residency Affidavit of District Resident" and a signed, notarized "Residency Affidavit of Parent/Guardian"
*NOTE:  This registration process and its forms are for all new students to Thomaston, including those enrolling in magnet schools)

STEP 2: Enrollment Documents and Information

Once your submitted form is reviewed, the Centralized Registration Secretary will contact you for a Registration Appointment.  You will need to bring the information below with you to that appointment along with anything else the Secretary requests.

What You Need for Your Registration Appointment:

The Centralized Registration Secretary
 will tell you which of the following documents must be presented during the student’s registration appointment:

For All New Students:

  • Student’s Original Birth Certificate
  • Custodial Agreement (only if parents/guardians do not live together but share custody or if only one parent has sole custody)
  • State of Connecticut Department of Education Health Assessment Record
  • Parent Permissions Form (Student and Parent/Guardian Handbook, Acceptable Use Internet Permissions, Student Acceptable Use Internet Agreement, Permission to Photograph, Local Field Trip, (FERPA) Directory of Information)
  • Residency Affidavit Forms:
    • Residency Affidavit of Parent/Guardian Form A  (TO BE COMPLETED BY PARENT/GUARDIAN)
      • If student residing with ONE Parent/Guardian or BOTH Parents/Guardians
    • Residency Affidavit of Parent/Guardian - Form B*  (TO BE COMPLETED BY PARENT/GUARDIAN)
      • If parent cannot provide proof of residency because their living arrangement is not through a lease, mortgage or property title and the student is residing with the parent in the home of a non-parent Thomaston Resident - Form B*  
      • If the student is not residing with the parent and living with a non-parent Thomaston Resident - Form B* 
    • Residency Affidavit of Thomaston Resident Form C(TO BE COMPLETED BY NON-PARENT/GUARDIAN THOMASTON RESIDENT)
      • If parent cannot provide proof of residency because their living arrangement is not through a lease, mortgage or property title and the student is residing with the parent in the home of a non-parent Thomaston Resident - Form C
      • If the student is not residing with the parent and living with a non-parent Thomaston Resident - Form C
  • Free/Reduced Lunch Application
  • Bus Route Change Request Form (3541.311 Exhibit)
*Whenever Form B and Form C are used, proof of residency is required from the non-parent/guardian Thomaston Resident.
Additional Information by Circumstance:
For New Preschool Students ONLY:
For Students Transferring from Another School ONLY:
Other Forms or Documents:
Any other evidence, documents or forms requested by the Centralized Registration Secretary not listed above.
Thomaston Public Schools Central Registration
Thomaston High School
185 Branch Road
Mackenzie Norton - Centralized Registration Secretary 860-283-3030 x14311