Kindergarten Information

Welcome to Kindergarten!
2023-2024 School Year

February 1-15, 2023: Kindergarten Pre-Registration Open!
*Click HERE to Pre-Register your Child*

Important Dates:

February 17, 2023: Spanish Immersion Lottery

March 1-31, 2023: Transportation (Bus) Registration Opens

April 2023: Kindergarten Placement Letters Mailed to Families

April 2023: Kindergarten Enrollment Opens
(via online portal, required documents submitted)

Mid-August: Classroom Assignments, Supply Lists, and Meet & Greet Invitations Sent

September 5-6, 2023: Meet & Greet Meetings at Schools
(date and location sent mid-August)

September 7, 2023: FIRST DAY OF KINDERGARTEN!!

2023-2024 Wayland Kindergarten Brochure

2023 Kindergarten Information Night

Zoom Recording

Lisa Raftery
Kindergarten Registration
[email protected]

Kindergarten General Information:
Below you will find general information regarding the Wayland Kindergarten programs, which include:

* Full Day Kindergarten program runs from 7:55 AM – 2:25 PM with an early dismissal on Wednesdays at 1:15 PM. The full day kindergarten program is a fee-based program. The tuition for the 2021 -2022 School Year will be $2,700.

* Spanish Immersion program is a full day option that runs from 7:55 AM – 2:25 PM with an early dismissal on Wednesdays at 1:15 PM. This program is also fee-based and the tuition for the 2021 -2022 will be $2,700. The Spanish Immersion program is 90% Spanish, 10% English and has 3 Goals:  Academic Achievement, Bilingual and Biliterate, Cultural Competence. 
Enrollment in this program is decided by a lottery, choosing from students whose parents attend a Spanish Immersion Program Meeting.

* Traditional Day Kindergarten program runs daily from 7:55 AM - 11:30 AM. There is no fee for this program.

Sample Kindergarten Schedules


Full Day

Traditional / Hybrid Day

7:55 - 8:10



8:10 - 8:40



8:40 - 9:25

ELA (Phonics / Writers’ Workshop)

ELA (Phonics, Literacy/Story Time, Writing, Handwriting, Open Circle)

9:25 - 9:55

Snack / Recess


9:55 - 10:25



10:25 - 11:30

Math Centers

Math Centers

11:30 - 12:35

Shared Reading / Lunch / Recess / 

Traditional day students pack and leave


12:35 - 12:55


Theme Based Projects/Activities

12:55 - 1:40


Read Aloud/ Free Choice

1:40 - 2:25

Clean, Pack & Stack

Clean, Pack & Stack

Helpful Pages:

BASE Program: 
Full Day Kindergarten and Spanish Immersion students may apply for enrollment in the BASE program which runs from dismissal of full day kindergarten to 4:30 PM or 6:00 PM.  All BASE programs are fee-based and are enrolled on a space-available basis. Enrollment procedures, Policies, Fees and Contact information: BASE Information

English Learners Program: Available for students who live in homes in which a language other than English is spoken. Instructional learning plan created in collaboration with teachers. District Contacts and Parent Advisory Council Involvement Opportunities: English Learners

Food Service Information: Payment Options, Menus:  Food Services

METCO Program: About, Calendar, Involvement Opportunities, Transportation: Wayland METCO

Spanish Immersion Program: Goals, Program OverviewSpanish Immersion Information

Transportation and Bus Information:
 Registration, Fees, Schedules: Student Transportation

Last Updated: 2/2/2023



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