Portsmouth School Department, 1 Junkins Avenue, Suite 402., Portsmouth, NH 03801 Tel: (603) 431- 5080, Fax: (603) 431-6753
Central Office | High School | Middle School | Dondero | Little Harbour | New Franklin | Robert J. Lister Academy |


Portsmouth School District Registration Procedures and Student Enrollment Forms

    The forms listed below in PDF format are required to begin the registration process for students at all Portsmouth School District schools.   In addition, if your child will be registering at New Franklin School or Little Harbour School, please refer to your child's school web site for school-specific forms that  may be needed to be filled out for your appointment. To speed up the registration process, you may print and complete these forms prior to your registration appointment.  These forms are also available for you to pick-up at your child's school.   All forms should be completed prior to your appointment. 

    1. Contact the appropriate school to set up a registration appointment at the school for you and your students(s).

      Dondero School                             436-2231

      Little Harbour School                     436-1708

      New Franklin School                      436-0910

      Portsmouth Middle School             436-5781

      Portsmouth High School                436-7100       X2936 or X2922

      Robert J. Lister Academy               427-2901

    2. Bring:

      Required Documents:

      a.  Birth Certificate.

      b.  Current Immunization (student must be in compliance to start school).

      c.  Proof of Residency in eligible town/city (i.e. lease agreement that is signed and covering the current school year, signed Purchase & Sale Agreement, current property tax bill, current utility bill).

      d.  Name, address & telephone number of previous school.

      e.   For High School:  transcript, withdrawal grades, and current schedule.

      Requested Documents:

      a. Copy of student's most recent report card.

      b. Copy of Current IEP or 504 Plan if applicable to your student.

      c. National and/or State Testing

    3. During your registration appointment, you meet with the school/guidance secretary to make sure all appropriate forms are complete, you will meet with a guidance counselor or principal, and you will meet with the school nurse.