Sudbury Early Childhood Programs


KINDERGARTEN



Registration for the 2019-2020
school year 
is now open


Registration is open for all children who will be five years of age on or before 10/1/2019 for the 2019-2020 school year. Please click the "K-8 Registration" link to the left.

Please note: On October 29, 2018 School Committee voted to shift the kindergarten entry age by one month for the school year 2020-2021. All children who will be five years of age on or before 9/1/2020 are eligible to enter Kindergarten in the fall of 2020. Please reach out to Anh_Le@sudbury.k12.ma.us with any questions you may have.


To learn more about the Sudbury Public Schools Kindergarten program, please watch our Kickoff to Kindergarten Presentation.




The Online Registration Process: Two Parts


Part  1:

Complete & Submit the Online Pre-Registration. Click on the correct link to the left. Once Part 1 is submitted, return to the district Registration Page to complete Part 2. 


Part 2:

Complete ALL forms in Part 2. Once you have completed all the forms, bring them during registration hours to the Sudbury Public Schools Early Childhood Office: 40 Fairbank Road, Sudbury, MA 01776.


Weekly Registration Hours:

Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays from 9 am - 3 pm


  • Please note that there are both hard copies to be printed and filled out AND online forms to complete and submit. 
  • There is a checklist for your use. If documents are missing, the registration will be incomplete and put on hold. 
  • When dropping off registration papers, you do not need to bring your child in.


New Kindergarten Orientation will be held on June 5, 2019. 
Please be sure to register on time to get on your school's contact list. Your school will contact you with more details on orientation.


Check back for kindergarten updates and information throughout the year!






Preschool



The last day of the 2018-2019 Preschool year is June 14, 2019.


The 2019-2020 PRESCHOOL program is At capacity. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please fill out 2019-2020 Waitlist Form.
The 2020-2021 PRESCHOOL PROGRAM: To indicate your interest in the 2020-2021 Preschool program, please fill out THIS FORMWe will reach out to you when registration opens on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please reach out to Anh_Le@sudbury.k12.ma.us with any questions




Choices for 2019-2020: 
  • 4-day AM (9:00-11:30 M,T,Th,F) for 3 & 4 year olds, $4,335 per year
  • 4-day PM (12:30-3:00 M,T,Th,F) for 4 year olds, $4,335 per year
  • 4-day w/ Lunch Bunch (AM: 9-12:30 / PM: 11:30-3) for 4 year olds, $6,129 per year 
  • 4-day Full Day (9:00-3:00 M,T,Th,F) for 4 year olds, $10,464 per year 
Program locations and scheduling are subject to change according to district needs.  This may shift from year to year.


Sudbury residents with children ages 3 & 4 may apply as tuition students.  Applications are accepted on a ‘first-come, first-serve’ basis.   Please email Anh_Le@sudbury.k12.ma.us or call the Early Childhood Office at (978) 639-3204, if you have any questions or would like to discuss available programming for your child.  If interested in applying, please click on the above Preschool Registration 2019-2020 link. If there is a spot available, you will be notified via email and will then need to return Part 2 of the registration documents to the Early Childhood Office. A hard copy is also available for pick up at the Early Childhood Office at 40 Fairbank Road, Sudbury, MA 01176. Thank you!  


Preschool Tours

Tours are available at the Peter Noyes Elementary School, 280 Old Sudbury Road. Contact Anh Le at Anh_Le@sudbury.k12.ma.us, OR (978) 639-6006 if you would like to set up a tour.



Sudbury's Preschool Program

Our preschool is committed to a developmentally appropriate philosophy that combines a play-based, language model that is enriched by a strong academic curriculum to align with the standards that are well established by the MA State Department of Early Education & Care (EEC) Guidelines for Preschool Learning Experiences. Our preschool believes in educating the whole child by respecting individual needs for social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. We believe our inclusive educational program provides all children with the opportunity to learn from each other while providing a lifelong foundation for respecting human differences.

 Our program prioritizes multiple learning modalities and methodologies.  Each week, preschool classes attend an educational music class and a physical education/gross motor class.  Social emotional learning is the priority while literacy skills are taught inclusively and naturally in all classrooms. Artistic development is deliberately planned with curriculum integration on thematic units, and science and math standards are incorporated with each unit of study.  Outdoor learning opportunities are celebrated daily, as preschoolers go outside to play and practice social, gross motor and language skills with peers. In addition, we have a lunch bunch/social skills group with a rest period for students staying for a full day.

Each class is staffed with a Masters level teacher and either two teacher assistants or an ABA tutor and a teaching assistant depending upon student needs. Speech and language, occupational, applied behavior analysis, and physical therapists are involved in all of the classrooms along with support personnel. Our professional staff also includes a school psychologist, social worker, guidance counselor, and a vision and mobility specialist.

The preschool generally follows the Sudbury Public Schools calendar with a few exceptions.  


Community Developmental Screenings


Are You Concerned About Your Child's Development?

If you have concerns about your child's development you should contact Anh Le, Early Childhood Team Chair, at Anh_Le@sudbury.k12.ma.us or (978) 639-3204 to discuss your concerns and to determine how to proceed. The preschool offers developmental screenings for community members every few weeks.  After an initial discussion with Anh Le, you will be scheduled to come in for a screening appointment with your child.  In addition, a family may request for a child may be observed in his/her educational setting, and our early childhood team consults and collaborates to determine the next steps. In some cases a child may be referred for a formal evaluation through the Sudbury Public Schools in order to determine eligibility of special education services.

Is Your Child Receiving Early Intervention Services?

If your child is receiving Early Intervention Services, your service coordinator will assist you in compiling a referral packet for your child. Once this packet is received by the Sudbury Public Schools you will receive a letter confirming receipt of the referral packet. A preschool coordinator will attempt to contact you three months before your child's third birthday to discuss appropriate evaluations and the evaluation process in order to ensure a smooth transition of services prior to your child turning three. This time will also ensure that Sudbury gains an accurate, developmental picture of your child in order to maintain the best services and program opportunities.