2021-2022 SMILE Enrollment Information
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 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.
Learn about 2020-2021 Preschool Registration Process in the Preschool Flyer in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole. Watch a Slideshow Presentation about PreKindergarten/Preschool Registration.
SMILE Enrollment Schedule
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.
2021-2022 ECIP Enrollment Information
Peers Enrollment Schedule
March 10, 2021, 6:30pm. Informational Meeting for Parents and Guardians interested in signing their children up for the ECIP Community Peers Program. (All available spaces chosen through a lottery system.) Meeting Link.
April 9, 2021. Deadline for parents and guardians must complete all lottery forms.
May 7, 2021. Lottery to be held.