Pre-K at Hiawatha Elementary School

  • 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 each year.

  • 2020-2021 School Year

    • The window for requesting a 2020-2021 pre-K slot is now closed
    • A lottery drawing was held in mid-March to determine placement, and initial placement letters have been mailed to families
    • For additional information, or to request a spot on the 2020-2021 pre-K registration waiting list, please contact Johanna at

    2021-2022 School Year

    • We will begin gathering registration requests for the 2021-2022 school year in January 2021; please check back then! Requests will be gathered via a Google Form that will be posted to this website

Pre-K at Hiawatha Elementary School

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    Morning Pre-K:
    Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri, 7:45 - 10:45 a.m.

    Afternoon Pre-K:
    Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri, 11:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.