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 Dates at the School Department Building: 

November 18-20, 2019
January 21-24, 2020
March 24-26, 2020

We can be reached by calling 231-6608 or by email at cpoyton@smithfield-ps.org

Child Outreach will also be screening at the following locations:
  • Smithfield's Public School's Preschool at Anna McCabe
  • Dr. Day Care     
  • Head Start
  • St. Philip
  • Greenville Nursery
  • Cadence Academy
  • A Child's University
  • Bright Start
  • Little Village
  • Stork's Nest
  • Breezy Knoll
  • Briarwood Academy
Ask your child's teacher for more information!

Call: 231-6608 for a private appointment today! We can also be reached by email at : cpoyton@smithfield-ps.org.

Smithfield Public Schools Preschool at 
Anna McCabe Elementary School
Preschool Lottery

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.