Welcome Families!

It is with great excitement and enthusiasm that I write to welcome you to the 2019-2020 school year. At JTPS we believe all children can and will learn! We look forward to meeting you and your child and welcoming your family to our wonderful school community.

Laura Meka, Principal


InfoSnap Incoming 19-20 Watertown Parents, before coming to John Trumbull Primary School to register your new student for the 19-20 school year, please click the INFOSNAP link to create an account and then to fill in necessary registration data for your incoming student. This will save you time during the registration process when you come to John Trumbull Primary School to register your new student.


Watertown/Oakville residents who have a child ready to enter the public school kindergarten program are asked to register between 9:30AM-12:00PM or 1:00-2:30PM,

January 28, 2019-February 1,2019 at John Trumbull Primary School, 779 Buckingham Street. An evening registration has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 PM.

Children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2019 will need to have reached their fifth birthday on or before January 1, 2020.

Parents should enter the school through the green doors on the preschool (left) side of the building. Office staff will assist parents in completing the necessary forms and making copies of presented documents.

Parents should bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate (large version) and evidence that the child and family are legal residents of Oakville/Watertown.

State law and the Board of Education policy state that a child is to be educated in the town in which he or she resides.It is illegal to misrepresent your place of residence for the purpose of gaining educational services.To ensure that those registering in our schools are legal residents of the Watertown Public Schools, parents in the towns of Oakville and Watertown are asked to provide documentation that proves residency.

Proof of Residency is listed below and must show the family’s name at the Watertown or Oakville address:

***Mortgage, Rental agreement (signed by landlord with contact information), Warranty deed

When one of the above documents is provided, no other documents are needed.

***If the above documents (mortgage, rental agreement, warranty deed) cannot be provided, the following must be provided showing the family’s name and Watertown or Oakville address:

Current utility bill or Driver’s license, car registration, AND a copy of personal property tax for the car from the Town of Watertown or Oakville, AND notarized signed affidavits of residency. The affidavits will be available at registration.

An informational meeting for parents is scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 6:00-7:00 PM in the gymnasium at John Trumbull Primary School.

Please call (860) 945-2776 for more information/questions.