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Town of West Hartford


50 S Main, West Hartford, CT, 06107, US



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Child Demographic Information

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Is your child currently attending a preschool program?

Will your child be attending an additional preschool program in the fall?


Parent / Guardian Information

Parent 1

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Applying School Information

The Early Learning Center is a NAEYC accredited preschool program offered by the West Hartford Public Schools.  This is a 4 days/week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) 2.5 hours per day preschool program.  Students who are accepted into the program through the lottery will be assigned either a morning or afternoon session.  The morning session is from 9:00am-11:30am and the afternoon session is from 12:15pm-2.45pm.  Tuition cost for students accepted through the lottery is $750 for the school year.Children who are applying for the PreK-3 program must turn three years of age by 10/15/2019.  Children who are applying for the PreK-4 program must have turned three years of age by 10/15/2018.Please note typical PreK-3 students are assigned to an AM class and PreK-4 students are assigned to a PM class. 

To be considered for the program, children must be toilet trained by the start of the school year and exhibit age-appropriate language, social and play skills.  All applicants must participate in play-based screening prior to being considered for the lottery selection process.  You will be contacted shortly regarding dates and times for the screening.

Please complete all questions listed below.  Please note that the following questions provide the Early Learning Center Team with information related to your preferences.  However, preferences are not guaranteed and may only be granted based on program availability.

Typically PreK-3 students are assigned to an AM classroom and PreK-4 students are assigned to a PM classroom. Due to program needs and balancing of classrooms, this may not always be the case. Please indicate your preference for our records:

If space is available, a full-day (9:00-2:45) option may be offered to our PreK-4 students. Please indicate your preference for our records:

The ELC has two locations: Aiken Elementary School or Whiting Lane Elementary School. I prefer my child to attend:


Sibling Information

Does the child have any siblings currently enrolled in or applying to the ELC?

Sibling 1 Applying to or Enrolled in ELC

Sibling 2 Applying to or Enrolled in ELC


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