Pre-K at Westford 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.

Prekindergarten Opportunities

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    PRE-K CLASSROOM MEETING TIMES 
    Monday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

  • 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 jsimmons@ewsd.org

    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 jsimmons@ewsd.org

Universal Pre-K/Act 166 Funding


  • Act 166 funding covers 10 hours/week of pre-K tuition at qualified programs throughout our community. Please visit our Act 166 FAQs page for additional information.

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

    Registration is open and ongoing.