Welcome to the Manchester Essex Community!
The Manchester Essex Regional School District is a high achieving community committed to educating all students, inspiring passion, instilling a love of learning, and developing local and global citizenship. Its success is a community effort. On behalf of the faculty and staff of MERSD, I welcome you to our learning community. Please don't hesitate to contact your school offices or the Central Office should you have questions about your transition. ~ Pam Beaudoin, Superintendent
When should I register my child/children?
As soon as possible - it will take approximately five school days to process your application.
How do I register my child/children for school?
To register your child/children for school you will need to download and complete the residency verification documents below. When completed you will need to bring them to District Central Office located at
MERSD Central Office
36 Lincoln Street
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944
PH: (978) 526-4919
School Yearly Hours - 8:00am - 4:00pm
Summer Hours: 8:00am - 3:00pm
It is always helpful to call ahead. Summer vacation and cleaning schedules sometimes lead to close-downs.
Step One - Residency Verification
Please submit a completed residency packet that includes all required documents above. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.
Step Two - School Enrollment
Once your residency has been verified (up to five school days), you will be sent a letter to bring to the main office of the school in which you will enroll your child/children.
Whom do I contact if I have questions about registration?
How do I learn about the District and Schools?
There is a lot of helpful information on our website. Here are some helpful links to get started.