• Welcome to the Manchester Essex Regional School District


    The Manchester Essex Regional School District is a high-achieving community committed to educating all students, inspiring passion, instilling a love of learning, and developing local and global citizenship. Its success is a community effort. On Behalf of the Faculty and Staff of MERSD, I welcome you to our Learning Community. Please don't hesitate to contact your School Offices or the Central Office should you have questions about your transition. 

     ~ Pam Beaudoin, Superintendent 


    When should I register my child/children? 

    As soon as possible - It will take approximately two weeks to process your application. 


    How do I register my child/children for school? 

    Step One: To register your child/children for school, you will need to download and complete the Residency Verification Documents below.  

    After verification documents have been completed, please email Amy LeJeune, lejeunea@mersd.org, or bring the documents to the District Office: 

    MERSD District Office 

    36 Lincoln St.

    Manchester-by-the-sea, MA 01944 

    Ph: (978) 526-4919 

    School Yearly Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. 

    Summer and Holiday Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. 



    Step Two - School Enrollment 

    Once your residency has been verified at the District Office, you will be sent a letter via email from Superintendent Beaudoin. To complete enrollment for your child/children, please contact your school below:


    Manchester Essex Regional High School

    Laurie Carlson

    MEHS Guidance Admin/Enrollment



    Manchester Essex Regional Middle School

    Carolyn Houde

    MEMS Admin



    Manchester Memorial Elementary School

    Maria Schmidt

    MMES Admin



    Essex Elementary School

    Maggie Safrine

    EES Admin




    If you have any questions about residency and enrollment, please email Amy LeJeune in the MERSD Central Office.