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:

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 1:15 P.M.  The full day kindergarten program is a fee-based program. The tuition for the 2019-20 School Year will be $2,700. * 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 1:15 P.M.  This program is also fee-based and the tuition will be $2,700. 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 1:15 P.M.).  Students may be enrolled for 2, 3, 4 or 5 days per week. Tuition is based on enrollment schedule. Important Dates:

Enrollment in Before and Afterschool BASE will begin on April 29th for new families (this includes kindergarten).  Spaces are filled on a first come first served basis.  You can access the enrollment forms on line at the BASE website (see below).

Registration for Wayland Bus Transportation opens March 1 and closes March 31st.  You access website below.

The first day of school programming for Kindergarten will be September 3rd.
 The first two days of public school next year are August 28th and 29th.   Kindergarten students do not attend school on those dates.  During those two days, each student is assigned a 45 minute "Meet and Greet" with their kindergarten teacher to see their classroom.

If you have questions please contact Pam Sanderson @ 508-358-6875 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 -
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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