WHPS PreKindergarten Program
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- 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:
Florence E. Smith STEM School:
Webster Hill School:
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.