Capuano student in class

NEW Slideshow Presentation about PreKindergarten/Preschool Registration

Preschool Flyer about the 2021-2022 School Year Registration Process in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole.

2021-2022 SMILE Enrollment Information

Registration links will be posted on the first day of Registration, January 12, 2021.

SMILE Enrollment Schedule

Week of November 9, 2020. Preschool registration information mailed to families with children 5 years of age by August 31, 2021.
November 16, 9:00 - 10:30am. Registration Information Sessions. See 2021-2022 Preschool Flyers for meeting links.
November 17, 5:30 - 7:00pm. Registration Information Sessions. See 2021-2022 Preschool Flyers for meeting links.
TBD. PreK - 8 School Open Houses and Tours. These will be virtual open house events and information is evolving. Please visit the Virtual Open House Center for more information. 
January 12, 2021. Online Registration begins for 2021-2022 school year. Phone registration support begins. Please call 617-629-5670 to schedule an appointment.
TBD. Language assessments for incoming preschool students who speak other languages.
March 18, 2021. Registration deadline for participating in the first batch of school assignments.
April 1, 2021. Preschool applications processed weekly.
Week of April 19, 2021. Enrollment Center emails or mails out first batch Preschool assignment letters.

SMILE Program Overview

The Somerville Public Schools offers free preschool for a limited number of children at the Michael E. Capuano Early Childhood Center as well as a limited number of classrooms at the Argenziano SchoolWest Somerville Neighborhood SchoolWinter Hill Community Innovation School and the Arthur D. Healey School. Students must be 4 years old by August 31st. The SMILE PreKindergarten Program runs from 8:30am to 1:45pm. Learn more about Preschool in the Somerville Public Schools. High-quality afterschool programming until 5:30pm for 4-year-olds is available at all preschool sites. Please visit the Somerville Community Schools after school page to learn more about the afterschool program. 


Current School Year Enrollment Information

Student Registration Links for the 2020-2021 (Current) School Year 

PreKindergarten Registration Flyer for 2020-2021: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole


2021-2022 ECIP Enrollment Information

Program Overview

Capuano Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP) for Community Peers Lottery.

ECIP Enrollment Schedule

January 27, 2021, 5:00 - 6:00 pm. Early Childhood Integrated Program (ECIP) Information Meeting.
January 28, 2021, 9:00 - 10:00 am. ECIP Information Meeting.
January 27, 2021. Application Period begins for ECIP- Community Peers program begins.
February 26, 2021, 12:00pm. ECIP Community Peer Application Deadline.
March 5, 2021, 9:00am. Lottery for ECIP Community Peers.


Current School Year ECIP Enrollment Information

Student enrollment information for the 2020-2021 (Current) School Year for ECIP.

2020-2021 ECIP Community Peer Information Flyer: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole
2020-2021 ECIP Lottery Form and Community Peer Questionnaire: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole
ECIP Registration Paperwork Packet: ECIP & Walk In Services Registration Application Form (Not currently available) and 2020-2021 Required Health Information