Chickering School
New Student Registration

Completion of the registration process includes:

  • Completion of the online form using the Register link below.
  • Birth certificate for your child
  • Physical exam report with immunization history for your child
  • Proof of vision screening from student’s pediatrician
  • Proof of Lead Screening (for entering kindergarteners)
  • Previous school records (if applicable)
  • Third Party Release Form (only applicable to students entering grades 1-5). This is linked at the end of the registration form.
  • Proof of residency for new residents only (utility bill or P&S)
  • If you'd like to volunteer at Chickering in any capacity, please visit our Volunteer page for further instructions. 

 The student registration packet is an online form. You may save this form at any time. After you complete the form it will automatically be securely submitted to our front office.

Registration Form- now available


Additional Information for Incoming Kindergarten Students

Kindergarten student registration begins in February. Enrollment is open to children residing in Dover who will be five years old on or before September 1st. Once we know your child will be attending Chickering in the fall, we will place you on a list to receive an invitation to Kindergarten Orientation in late winter and a Kindergarten Screening in the spring.

These additional requirements pertain to kindergarten students:

  • Completion of the online form by March 31. Use the Register link above. Families that move to Dover after this date should call the front office to notify the school of an incoming kindergarten student and submit the online registration form as soon as possible.
  • Delivery of all required documents to Chickering School by March 31.
  • Proof of vision screening from student’s pediatrician
  • Proof of Lead Screening (please click here for Lead Screening Information)


The Dover Sherborn Public Schools do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or homelessness.

  • Chickering Elementary School
  • 29 Cross Street, Dover, MA 02030
  • Phone (508) 785-0480
  • Fax (508) 785-9748
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