Parent Information Center

Cynthia Couto, Director

Parent and Community Engagement Center (PACE Center)

367 Ray Street
Fall River, MA 02720

PaCE Center Hours:

Monday - Friday:  8am-3pm

*You will continue to be able to pre-register PreK -12th grade online., however, must come to the Parent Center to complete the process.  Required documents may be scanned and emailed to or faxed to (508) 675-8488.




A child must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2024. Once you have completed the online registration you will need to visit the PACE Center to finish registration (see “CLICK HERE” below)

K Medical Requirements 

If your child is already in prekindergarten in the Fall River Public Schools, do not complete an application on-line. Just email or  updated Medical Information


Elementary and Middle School Placement

Elementary and Middle Schools Students will be assigned to the elementary or middle school based on their address. You may look up the school zone you reside in by using the link provided below. If your neighborhood school is full, the Parent Info Center will assist in student placement District Programs Students who are assigned to special programs such as ELL, and special education. Transportation may be provided to students enrolled in specialized district programs. 




English Classes for MLL Families

Fall River Public Schools Parent and Community Engagement (PACE) Center is excited to offer our multi-language learner families an opportunity to learn English. These classes are FREE and are an important part of our continued mission to build a strong school/partnership with our families. 

This family engagement program will run for eight weeks and is being held at the Fonseca Elementary School (160 Wall Street). Classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm. 

Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion once the course is over. Please note: childcare will NOT be provided for the summer session.

This session is now closed. Stay tuned for additional opportunities in the fall.