Pre-Kindergarten Programs

The Quincy Public Schools Integrated Pre-Kindergarten Programs serve 3- and 4-year old children with special needs and their typically developing peers. Pre-Kindergarten classes are held at Snug Harbor, Point Webster, and the Della Chiesa Early Childhood Center. Children must be 3 years old on or before August 31, 2021 to be considered for the 2021-2022 school year. There are a limited number of Pre-Kindergarten seats available and Quincy Public Schools is not able to accommodate all students interested in the program.

Special Education Screening - Consistent with the Special Education Act, Quincy Public Schools conducts a screening for three- and four-year old children in order to identify those who have special needs. Please call the Snug Harbor Pre-School at 617-984-8951 to request a Special Education screening appointment.

There are two different Pre-Kindergarten programs offered:

  • four half-day sessions held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays OR
  • two half-day sessions held on Mondays/Thursdays or Tuesdays/Fridays.

Priority is given to 4-year olds, followed by children who are 3 1/2 or older.

Transportation is not provided for Integrated Pre-Kindergarten program students.

Please follow this link to provide information for your student for the Pre-Kindergarten program: 

Screenings will be scheduled for Spring 2021 based on the age priorities above and the number of Pre-Kindergarten seats available for typically developing students. 

Families who have already submitted student information do not need to fill out the form again.

  • Title I Integrated Pre-Kindergarten Program - Children who reside in the following school districts are eligible for these classes: Clifford Marshall, Lincoln Hancock, Parker, and Snug Harbor. There is no tuition fee for this program.
  • City Wide Integrated Pre-Kindergarten Program - Children who reside in the following school district are eligible these classes: Atherton Hough, Beechwood Knoll, Bernazzani, Merrymount, Montclair, Squantum and Wollaston Schools. There is a tuition fee for this pre-kindergarten program.
  • If you are unsure of your neighborhood school district, please email or call 617-984-8702.