Welcome to Smithfield Public Schools Early Childhood       homepage! 
We encourage you to check in frequently for dates and     times related to both Child Outreach Screening and our     preschool enrollment process. 


Child Outreach Screening

We are offering virtual screening as an option this year. Give us a call or email and we will discuss this further. 

If you have a concern about your child's development, please contact the Child Outreach Coordinator. She can be reached by email at cpoyton@smithfield-ps.org. You can also call the Special Education Office at 231-6608 who will contact her and return your call, if you would like to talk to someone directly. 
   Child Outreach is here for you!

Child Outreach screening has taken place at the following locations during the 2019-2020 school year: 
       See you again next year!
  • Smithfield's Public School's Preschool at Anna McCabe
  • Dr. Day Care     
  • Head Start
  • St. Philip
  • Greenville Nursery
  • Cadence Academy
  • A Child's University
  • Little Village
  • Stork's Nest
  • Breezy Knoll
  • Briarwood Academy
Ask your child's teacher for more information!

 We can also be reached by email chiildoutreach@smithfield-ps.org.

Smithfield Public Schools Preschool at 
Anna McCabe Elementary School
Preschool Lottery
Buddies have been selected for the 20-21 school year.

A preschool lottery takes place each spring for the following school year. We encourage you to complete an application. We will input your information in our data base and alert you when a buddy slot becomes available. There are often slots available during the school year. 

If you are interested in learning about our preschool program, check out the link Smithfield Public Schools Preschool (on the left of this page) for our downloadable pamphlet and frequently asked questions. Send us your completed application.

Call Colleen Poyton for more information at 231-6608 or by email at cpoyton@smithfield-ps.org.

New students will not be enrolled after March 15. *Exception: we start a new classroom in the second half of the year and there are slots available in this classroom.