Prekindergarten at EWSD Elementary Schools

  • The Essex Westford School District offers school-based prekindergarten programs at Essex Elementary School, Hiawatha Elementary School, Summit Street School, and Westford School.

    Eligible students are at least 3 years old on September 1st.

    Space is limited in our school-based programs and placement is determined by a lottery draw.

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School-Based Pre-K Registration

  • My student has been offered a slot in an EWSD prekindergarten classroom

  • I would like to add my student to the EWSD prekindergarten waiting list and I AM enrolling them in an Act 166-eligible private program as an alternative

  • I would like to add my student to the EWSD prekindergarten waiting list and I am NOT enrolling them in an Act 166-eligible private program as an alternative

EWSD Pre-K Directory

School Address Website
Essex Elementary School 1 Bixby Hill Road -Essex https://www.ewsd.org/domain/50
Hiawatha Elementary School 30 Hiawatha Avenue -Essex Junction https://www.ewsd.org/domain/1879
Summit Street School 17 Summit Street -Essex Junction https://www.ewsd.org/domain/1839
Westford School 146 Brookside Road -Westford https://www.ewsd.org/domain/1919

Proof of Residency

  • All documentation submitted as proof of residency must include the property address and the name of the parent/legal guardian/custodian.

    Category A - attach ONE of the following:

    • Current mortgage statement or closing paperwork
    • Copy of signed Lease Agreement
    • Landlord Certification Form
    • Most recent property tax bill from Town of Essex/Town of Westford

    Category B - and attach TWO of the following:

    • Valid Vermont driver's license/ID card
    • Recent bank statement
    • Valid voter registration card
    • Current utility bill
    • Valid automobile insurance card
    • Other documents which, at the discretion of the District, serve as adequate proof of residency