Welcome to the Sanford School Department!  We look forward to meeting your family.  Registration packets are available below and at all schools.  Please bring  your completed registration packet, your child's original birth certificate, and proof of residency to the appropriate school listed below.  Packets can also be emailed as PDFs to  

For information about our Food and Nutrition Program, including menus, school meal prices, online payments,and online Free and Reduced Meal Applications, please click here.


Children who are 4 years of age on or before October 15th, 2020 are eligible to register for Pre-Kindergarten. Please call Central Office (207 324 2810) to register a child for a Pre-Kindergarten  program.  For more information regarding Sanford's Pre-Kindergarten Programs, click here.


Children who are 5 years old on or before October 15th, 2020 are eligible for Kindergarten.  Please call Carl J. Lamb Elementary School (207 324 8481) to have a registration packet mailed to your address.

Kindergarten Registration Packet


Placement for children in Grades 1 - 4 is determined by school principals, based on the following:

  • Keeping siblings together when possible and programming allows

  • Special education programming needs

  • Balancing class sizes and profiles

  • Placing students at the school closest to his/her residence based on home address

Carl J. Lamb School

233 Shaw's Ridge Road
Springvale, Maine 04083
(207) 324 8481

Grades Kindergarten - 4

Margaret Chase Smith School

248 Twombley Road
Sanford, Maine  04073
(207) 324 7586

Grades Kindergarten - 4

Willard School

668 Main Street
Sanford, Maine 04073
(207) 324 8454

Grades 1 - 4


Children in grades 5 - 8 attend Sanford Middle School at 708 Main Street, Sanford, Maine 04073 (207)324-3114

Grades 1-8 Registration Packet                                     


Children in grades 9 - 12 attend Sanford High School at 100 Alumni Boulevard, Sanford, Maine 04073

Please call the Sanford High School Counseling Office at (207) 324-4712 to set up an appointment with a school counselor to register your child; we ask that your student accompany you to the appointment.

Grades 9-12 Registration Packet