Preschool Lottery

  • Norwell Public Schools Preschool  opened on Monday, October 30, 2023.

    Norwell Public Schools is accepting registrations for community preschoolers for the 2024-2025 Preschool Lottery. Any Norwell child who will be 3 or 4 before September 1, 2024 is eligible for the Norwell Public Schools Preschool Lottery. Non-resident Norwell Public School teachers and town employees are eligible to enter the lottery. Space is limited.

    The preschools, located at Cole  & Vinal Schools, are integrated programs for 3 and 4 year olds both with and without disabilities. Community preschoolers  serve as peer models for students with disabilities; these students should be toilet trained and  display developmentally appropriate speech and language skills, social skills, and play skills.

    Fees will be set by the School Committee in 2024.  The fees for the 2023-24 school year are $2,700 for 3 year olds and $3,510 for 4 year olds. A student who enters the program as a community student is entitled to remain until he/she reaches school age.

    The registration period is through 1/19/2024. The lottery will be held 1/22/2024.

    To enter your child in the lottery, please complete the form located on the right.


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Entering the Preschool Lottery

  • Please complete the form to enter your child into the preschool lottery.  The lottery will be drawn on Monday, January 22, 2024.  Families will be notified via email of the results.    

    Preschool Lottery Form