Capuano student in class

SPS Preschool Enrollment Information  

Check out the December 2021 Prekindergarten Registration Information Presentation slideshow.

Register for the Current (2021-2022) SMILE Program School Year

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, Kennedy SchoolArthur D. Healey School, and the Sonrisa Program (a bilingual program located at the Healey School for students from families who speak Spanish as their native language). Students must be 4 years old by August 31st. The SMILE PreKindergarten Program runs from 8:45am 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 2022-2023 Preschool Registration Process in the Preschool Flyer  in EnglishSpanishPortugueseHaitian Creole. Watch last year's Slideshow Presentation about PreKindergarten/Preschool Registration/

SMILE Enrollment Schedule 2022-2023 School Year

Week of November 8, 2021. Preschool registration information mailed to families with children 4 years of age by August 31, 2021.
November 16, 9:00 - 10:00am. Registration Information Sessions. See 2021-2022 Preschool Flyers for meeting links.
November 17, 5:30 - 6:30pm. Registration Information Sessions. See 2021-2022 Preschool Flyers for meeting links.
Dates vary, PreK - 8 School Virtual Open Houses and Tours. These will be virtual open house events and information is evolving. Please visit each school website for more information. 
January 11, 2022. Online Registration begins for 2022-2023 school year. 

Registration assistance for any grade requires a scheduled appointment at the Enrollment Office (8 Bonair Street). Please call 617-629-5670. Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration Support Sessions:

  • January 18, 19 and 20 from 9:00AM - 3:00PM
  • January 25 and 27 from 12:00PM – 6:00PM
  • January 28 Ongoing Pre-K and Kindergarten registration at the Enrollment Office during regular office hours

March 18, 2022. Registration deadline for participating in the first batch of school assignments.
Week of April 19, 2022. Enrollment Center emails or mails out first batch Preschool assignment letters.


ECIP Program Enrollment Information 

Capuano Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP) for Community Peers Lottery. Last year's 2021-2022 ECIP Community Peer Information Flyer: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Lottery Form

Peers Enrollment Schedule

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