2019-2020 School Year Registration
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 School, West Somerville Neighborhood School, Winter 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.
Registering a student for SMILE for 2020-2021 School Year
December 3-5, 2020: PK-8 School Open Houses/Tours
- Open House Tours at schools 8:30AM- 1:30PM. At Argenziano School, Capuano Early Childhood Center, Healey School, West Somerville Neighborhood School, and Winter Hill Community Innovation School.
- Enrollment Office Open House coffee hour 9 - 10AM, 42 Prescott Street.
January 11, 2020: Online Pre-Kindergarten Registration begins
January 13-15, 2020: Online Pre-Kindergarten Registration Support Sessions.
- January 13, 2020, 8:30AM – 1:30PM at the Capuano Early Childhood Center, 150 Glen Street.
January 14, 2020, 8:30AM – 1:30PM at the Capuano Early Childhood Center .
January 15, 2020, 2:00PM - 5:00PM at the Healey School, 5 Meacham Street.
January 17, 2020, 8:00AM – 4:00PM, Ongoing PreK and Kindergarten registration at the Enrollment Office (formerly the Parent Information Center), 42 Prescott Street, Requires a scheduled appointment; please call 617-629-5670.
February 4, 2020, 8:00AM - 6:00PM, at the Enrollment Office. Requires a scheduled appointment; please call 617-629-5670.
March 20, 2020: Pre-kindergarten first-batch registration deadline. Preschool applications must be completed by this date in order to be considered for the first round of assignments.
April 1, 2020: Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten applications processed in weekly batches.
Week of April 20, 2020: Pre-kindergarten assignment letters mailed
Capuano Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP) for Community Peers Lottery 2020
ECIP Registration Paperwork Packet
- 2020 ECIP & Walk In Services Registration Application Form: Not yet available
- Required Health Information
January 29, 2020: Early Childhood Integrated Program information meeting at Capuano from 5:00 – 6:00PM.
January 29, 2020: Acceptance of applications for ECIP Community Peers program begins at the Enrollment Center, 42 Prescott Street.
January 30, 2020: ECIP information meeting at Capuano from 9:00-10:00AM, 150 Glen Street.
February 28, 2020: ECIP Community Peer applications deadline by 12:00 PM.
March 4, 2020: Lottery for ECIP Community Peers, 9:00AM at the Enrollment Office.