Kindergarten Information

Welcome to Kindergarten
School Year 2021 - 2022

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

Welcome to the 2021 - 2022 Kindergarten Information Page.   Your child is eligible to enter Kindergarten if they are five years old by or on August 31, 2021 and a resident of Wayland.

Kindergarten Information letters were mailed out on January 15, 2021.  You can download a copy of the Welcome Letter, Important Dates/Procedures Flyer and required paperwork here:
Kindergarten Packet

Please mail all paperwork to:
Wayland Public Schools
41 Cochituate Road
Wayland, MA 01778-3421
Attention: Student Services/Kindergarten Registration

First Day of Kindergarten is Friday, September 3rd, 2021.

Intent to Attend and Preference Request Portal
The Portal is now active please click the link above

  • Placements letters were emailed on May 27, 2021
  • Please check your spam email if you have not received it.  

  Link to New Student Registration:


General Information

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

* Our Spanish Immersion program is a full day option that runs from 7:55 A.M. – 2:25 P.M. with an early dismissal on Wednesdays at 1:15 P.M.  This program is also fee-based and the tuition for the 2021 -2022 will be $2,700.  Enrollment in this program is decided by a lottery, choosing from students whose parents attend a Spanish Immersion Program Meeting.

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

* BASE Program (Before and After School Extension) - Full Day Kindergarten and Spanish Immersion students may apply for enrollment in the elementary After School BASE program which runs from dismissal to 4:30 or 6:00pm. All Kindergarten families may apply for enrollment Before School BASE which runs from 7:00-7:45 AM.  All BASE programs are fee-based and are enrolled on a space-available basis.  Information regarding BASE programming, fees, enrollment procedures and timelines will be available at the Kindergarten Information meeting and on the website.

Important Kindergarten Connections:

BASE (Before and After School Extension) -
Enrollment procedures, Policies, Fees and Contact information:  BASE Information

Spanish Immersion Program - Spanish Immersion Information

Transportation and Bus Information
- Registration, Fees, timelines:  Student Transportation

Food Service Information -  Free/Reduced, Lunch Payment Plan, Food Service Information: Food Services





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