Preschool Program and Application

Preschool Applications are now being accepted for half-day preschool program at the Parent Information Welcome Center until March 16, 2018

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The Worcester Public Schools offers a half-day preschool program for children who will be four years old by December 31st . The preschool program provides a developmental curriculum in an inclusive environment. The classrooms include children who are typically developing and children who have special needs. All classrooms are staffed by a MA certified early childhood teacher and an instructional assistant.

Beginning in January we will be taking applications for our half-day preschool program at the Parent Information Welcome Center. Contact The Parent Information Welcome Center to find out about available preschool openings.

The Parent Information Welcome Center
768 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610

Registering your child for Preschool:
Please bring:

  • Proof of your child’s date of birth
  • A current list of your child’s immunizations
  • Proof that your child has been tested for lead paint poisoning
  • Proof of residency (utility bill, rent receipt, driver’s license)

Note: Children must reside in Worcester and be four years old by December 31st to qualify for admission into the Worcester Public School preschool program.

The following schools offer a preschool program:

    • Belmont Street Community School
    • Canterbury Magnet Computer-Based School
    • Chandler Magnet School
    • City View Discovery School
    • Clark Street Community School
    • Columbus Park Preparatory Academy
    • Gates Lane School of International Studies
    • Goddard School of Science & Technology
    • Jacob Hiatt Magnet School
    • Nelson Place School
    • Norrback Avenue School
    • Quinsigamond School
    • Roosevelt School
    • South High Community School
    • Tatnuck Magnet School
    • Vernon Hill School
    • West Tatnuck School
    • Worcester Arts Magnet School
    • Worcester Technical High School


Preschool and Kindergarten School Visits

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Visits are scheduled during regular school hours as follows:

  • North Quadrant - Week of January 22, 2018
  • South Quadrant - Week of January 29, 2018
  • Doherty Quadrant - Week of February 5, 2018
  • Burncoat Quadrant - Week of February 12, 2018

Visits at other times, by appointment only


Open House

Early Childhood Open House will be on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
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