Kindergarten Information

Welcome to Kindergarten

We are excited to begin the process of preparing for your child's entrance into the Wayland Public Schools!

Kindergarten Information letters were mailed out on January 11, 2019.  You can download a copy of the welcome letter, Important Dates/Procedures flyer and required paperwork here: Kindergarten Packet

The Intent to Attend Kindergarten and Preference Request Portal can be accessed here and will be live from Tuesday February 12th at 9:30 A.M. to Tuesday February 26th 4:00 P.M. 

Intent to Attend and Preference Request Portal Link

Below you will find general information regarding Wayland Kindergarten programs.   Wayland offers many programming options to families for its kindergarten students. They include our Full Day program, our Spanish Immersion program, our Traditional program, and our BASE Explorer's program for students enrolled in the
traditional program:

* Our Full Day Kindergarten program will run from 7:55 A.M. – 2:25 P.M. with an early dismissal on Wednesdays at 1:25 P.M.  The full day kindergarten program is a fee-based program. The tuition for the 2018-19 School Year was $3,400. The anticipated tuition for 2019-2020 will be less. * Our Spanish Immersion program is a full day option that will run from 7:55 A.M. – 2:25 P.M. with an early dismissal on Wednesdays at 1:25 P.M.  This program is also fee-based and the tuition is expected to be less than $3,400. Enrollment in this program will be decided by a lottery, choosing from students whose parents attend a Spanish Immersion Program Meeting. * Our Traditional Kindergarten program will run daily from 7:55 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.  There is no fee for this program. * Our BASE Explorers is an option only for students enrolled in the traditional program.  This program begins at 11:30 A.M. and continues until the end of the regular school hours (2:25 P.M. every day except Wednesday which ends at 1:25 P.M.).  Students may be enrolled for 2, 3, 4 or 5 days per week. Tuition is based on enrollment schedule. Important Dates:

  • Monday February 11th at 7:00 P.M.

    Kindergarten Choices and BASE Informational Meeting -  Loker School Cafeteria

  • Tuesday February 26th at noon or Thursday February 28th at 7:00 P.M.

    Spanish Immersion Program Meetings – required for lottery consideration to be held in the School Committee Conference room, Wayland Town Building

  • April 1, 2019 Deadline for returning required paper forms 

  • Mid-April - School placement letters will be emailed out

If you have questions please contact Gretchen Lutz at 508-358-6818 or email


Other Important Kindergarten Connections:

Kindergarten online payment:  Pay Online Here (For currently enrolled families)
BASE (Before and After School Extension) – Enrollment procedures, Policies, Fees and Contact information: BASE Information

Spanish Immersion Program - Spanish Immersion Program
Transportation and Bus Information – Registration, fees, timelines:
 Student Transportation

Health Services – Forms, regulations, immunization requirements: Wayland Kindergarten Registration Health Information
Back to School Family Checklist.pdf
Food Service Information - Nutrikids Introductory Letter, Free/Reduced, Lunch Payment plan Food Services


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