Kindergarten Information

Welcome to Kindergarten!
2023-2024 School Year

Kindergarten Pre-Registration Open!

*Click HERE to Pre-Register your Child*

Important Dates

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

SEPAC: The Wayland Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) is the parent advisory council for children with special needs. SEPAC sponsors general open meetings to educate and inform parents about topics that affect them and their children. To read more about SEPAC or to join and add your name to the mailing list: SEPAC

Spanish Immersion Program: Goals, Program OverviewSpanish Immersion Information

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

Last Updated: 2/16/2023



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