Pre-Kindergarten at EWSD Elementary Schools

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

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

    2017-2018 School Year

    • For information regarding openings for the current school year, please contact your elementary school's main office.

     

    2018-2019 School Year

    • The window for requesting a 2018-2019 pre-K slot is now closed. A lottery draw was held in March 2018, and registration materials have been mailed to families.
    • For more information regarding this process and/or to add your child's name to the pre-K waiting list, please contact Johanna at jsimmons@ewsd.org or 802-857-2005.
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Universal Pre-K/Act 166 Funding

  • Families may register their eligible children to receive Act 166 funding.
    This funding will cover 10 hours/week of pre-K tuition at qualified programs throughout our community.

    Please refer to our Act 166 FAQs for more information.

    2017-2018 School Year

    • Registration for Act 166 is open and on-going for the 2017-2018 school year. Students with birth dates ranging from September 2, 2012 to September 1, 2014 are eligible to register.
    • Visit our Act 166 Registration page for more information.
    • Act 166 fund distribution for the 2017-2018 school year is pro-rated based on a September 1, 2017 start date.

     

    2018-2019 School Year

    • Registration is now open for the 2018-2019 school year. Students with birth dates ranging from September 2, 2013 to September 1, 2015 are eligible to register.
    • Visit our Act 166 Registration page for more information.
    • Act 166 fund distribution for the 2018-2019 school year is pro-rated based on a September 1, 2018 start date.
    • Remember: if you currently receive Act 166 funding through EWSD, you do not need to re-apply!