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2022-2023 Preschool Application Period Starts November 1st.

The application period for the 2022 - 2023 Preschool program at the Curran Early Childhood Education Center will open on November 1st, 2021 at 8:30 am. A Google doc application form will be available on the Dedham Public School/ECEC website, A hard copy application is available upon request from the ECEC Main Office. 

Due to high demand, preschool acceptance must be determined via a lottery which will be conducted on Friday, December 3rd, 2021 at 9:30 am. (A google meet link will be sent to those who register to attend the lottery virtually). All applications must be received at the ECEC by November 30th, 2021 (3:30 pm) in order for the applicant to be included in the lottery. There are no exceptions to this deadline. 

Tuition rates and day-to-day schedules have not yet been determined for the 2022 - 2023 school year. The current tuition rates for 2021-2022 are as follows: 2 Full Days = $3,200, 3 Full Days = $4,800, 5 Full Days = $8,000 and 5 half days (AM or PM) = $4,000. 3 year olds are eligible for the 2 & 3 Full day and AM or PM 5 half day programs and 4 year olds are eligible for the 3 & 5 Full day programs along with the 5 half day programs. 

Anyone interested in learning more about the Preschool programs at the ECEC is invited to attend a virtual Informational session on November 10th at 7:00 pm. A sign up genius will be posted on our website. A link to the google meet will be emailed to those who sign up to attend. 

An FAQ for Preschool is posted on our website for your reference. (ECEC Preschool FAQ) 

Please email Mrs. Carmel Kerrigan if you have any questions at or 781-310-8000.