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    Inter-District School Choice

    The inter-district school choice program under G.L. c. 76, § 12B, allows families to enroll their children in schools in communities other than the city or town in which they reside. Tuition is paid by the sending district to the receiving district. Districts may elect not to enroll school choice students if no space is available. Please refer to the Inter-District School Choice Receiving District Status document for information regarding district participation. If you are interested in having your child attend school in another district under this program and that district is accepting students, you should contact the superintendent's office in the district where you want to enroll your child. If your district does not participate in the inter-district school choice program, families still have the option to enroll their children in a participating district.

    Inter-District School Choice District Listing and General Information

    School Choice Rosters and Claim Forms Application

    04/07/2022 User Guides

    Inter-District School Choice Tuition

    School Choice Administration

    Last Updated: June 27, 2022

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