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. Deadline for 2020 is February 28!

    Pre-K Lottery Open

  • 2020-2021 School Year

    • The window for requesting a 2020-2021 pre-K slot is now open! Please click on the "Pre-K Lottery Form" button above to submit a registration request
    • All requests for school-based programs must be submitted by Friday February 28, 2020
    • A lottery drawing will be held in March 2020 to determine placement
    • The district will respond to all requests in April 2020; the district will not respond to any requests prior to April 2020

    2019-2020 School Year

    • For information regarding prekindergarten enrollment for the current school year, and/or to request a spot on the current year waiting list, please contact Johanna at

Pre-K at Hiawatha Elementary School

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

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