Pre-Kindergarten Registration

  • Extended Day PK Program 2020-2021 Update: Parents/Guardians: If you entered your child in the PK Extended Day Lottery for the 2020-2021 school year please note that verification for the Extended Day Program has been postponed due to the current school closure.  Parents/Guardians will be notified of updated verification timelines once they have been rescheduled.  If you have questions regarding the Extended Day Program, please email Kim Overbaugh at overbaughk@chelseaschools.com

     

    The Chelsea Public Schools holds a lottery for pre-kindergarten programs for 3- and 4-year-olds.  Please note that there are limited seats available at the John Silber Early Learning Center every year.  For more information about the lottery, please click here.

    There are three program options for Pre-Kindergarten: 

    Half-Day Morning Program

    Days: Monday-Thursday (4 days)
    Times: 8:15am-11:05am
    Eligibility:

    • Child is 4 years old by Aug. 31, 2020
    • Child is a resident of Chelsea
    • Child is/will be toilet trained before school begins in September

    Half-Day Afternoon Program

    Days: Monday-Friday (5 days)
    Times: 11:45am-2:20pm
    Eligibility:

    • Child is 4 years old by Aug. 31, 2020
    • Child is a resident of Chelsea
    • Child is/will be toilet trained before school begins in September

    Extended Full Day Program

    Days: Monday-Friday (5 days)
    Times: 8:15am-5:30pm
    Eligibility:

    • Child is 3 or 4 years old by Aug. 31, 2020
    • Child is a resident of Chelsea
    • Child is/will be toilet trained before school begins in September
    • Parents or guardians must provide proof of employment, or participation in academic or training programs requiring minimum of 30 hours/wk

    A nominal fee is charged for the extended day program.