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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.


Administrative offices for the West Hartford Public Schools are located in the Town Hall building at 50 South Main Street. 

WHPS PreKindergarten Program


Welcome to the West Hartford Public Schools
School-Day PreKindergarten Programs
for the 2015-2016 school year
  • The West Hartford Public School community is excited to offer school-day PreKindergarten programs for West Hartford residents. 
  • Charter Oak has five classrooms of three and four year old children. Webster Hill and Smith will each have one classroom for children who will be 4 years old on or before January 1st of the intended school year are eligible to apply. Programs are currently not accepting applications for children that are Kindergarten age eligible.
  • Applications are made available the school year prior. Enrollment is based on a lottery system.
  • Tuition is assessed on a sliding scale based on gross yearly income.

The three elementary schools listed below house the PreKindergarten programs for children in West Hartford for the 2016-2017 school year. To learn more about the PreKindergarten programs and their school community, visit the teacher pages below:  



Charter Oak International Academy:

  Visit Charter Oak

Florence E. Smith STEM School:

  Visit Ms. Cravedi's Classroom

Webster Hill School:

  Visit Mrs. Leopold's Classroom


Determine which school you can apply to below:

If you live in the Aiken, Braeburn, Bugbee, Charter Oak,  Duffy, Morley, Norfeldt, Smith, Webster Hill, Whiting Lane or Wolcott neighborhood, your child is eligible to apply to the PreKindergarten program at Charter Oak or Smith.

If you live in the Webster Hill neighborhood, your child is eligible to apply to the PreKindergarten program at Charter Oak, Smith or Webster Hill.


West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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