Welcome to Kindergarten!

  • The Essex Westford School District has 4 kindergarten programs that are full day, and take place at

    • Essex Elementary School for Essex Town residents (8 classes)
    • Summit Street School and Hiawatha Elementary School for residents of Essex Junction (3 classes at Hiawatha, 4 at Summit - 7 classes total)
    • Westford School for residents of Westford (1 class)

    Note: Students living in Essex Junction may be assigned to either Hiawatha or Summit Street schools. 

    Eligible kindergartners for the coming school year must be five (5) years old on or before September 1.

    Check out the Transportation page for more information on buses and getting your child to school.

Kindergarten Registration Forms

  • arrow to download EWSD Kindergarten Registration Packet  (link opens in a new page.)

    • In order to start filling the form electronically, please download it first on your computer.  The "Download" icon is the one with the arrow pointing to a horizontal line: Download button   
    • If you are using a Chromebook or Google Drive, please fill form out using a PDF reader extension or plugin, and save it before sending.
    • Families who are in EWSD pre-K programs or who receive Act 166 funds/state funds for other preschool programs do not need to re-send proof of residence or a birth certificate.

Kindergarten Contacts

  • Essex Town Contact

    Niquette Bergeron, Essex Elementary School Registrar (802) 878-2584

    Essex Junction Contact

    Catherine Bagnall, Summit School Administrative Assistant, (802) 878-1377

    Westford Contact

    Terri Martin, Westford School Administrative Assistant (802) 878-5932