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Prekindergarten Lottery Now Open

January 24, 2019
Please complete this form to request that your child is entered into the EWSD school-based pre-Kindergarten lottery drawing for the 2019-2020 school year. Eligible students reside in Essex Junction, Essex Town, or Westford and are at least three years old on 9/1/19.

All requests for school-based programs must be submitted by Friday, March 1, 2019.

This refers to prekindergarten classrooms in the District's elementary schools. This includes Essex Elementary School, Hiawatha Elementary School, Summit Street School, and Westford School.

By completing and submitting this form, you can REQUEST that your child is provided a school-based prekindergarten slot through the Essex Westford School District for fall 2019. This form does NOT register your child for a school-based prekindergarten program. Eligible registrants will be selected for the school-based programs by random drawing in March 2019. The District will respond to all requests in April 2019.

This refers to 10 hours/week of tuition reimbursement for qualified, community-based, private prekindergarten programs.

Please do not use this form to request Universal Pre-K/Act 166 registration. Enrollment for Act 166 funds for the 2019-2020 school year is open and ongoing. Paperwork is available to download or to pick up in person from our District Office - East Campus (58 Founders Road in Essex). To request a copy of the paperwork via mail, please call or email Clara Moreno

Questions regarding all EWSD preK programs can be directed to Clara Moreno, Administrative Assistant at or (802) 857-2013.