Early Education

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Early Education Vision

  • As our students live in an increasingly globalized world, Framingham Public Schools, in collaboration with families and our community, will ensure that every child grows and thrives in our Early Education Program. Our interdisciplinary, culturally-responsive curriculum aims for all students to embrace diversity and be a valued member of their school community. Our goal is to support student growth by building their foundational social-emotional and academic skills through hands-on, play-based, shared learning experiences that foster confident, successful lifelong learners.

    Pre-K Strategic Plan

Early Education News & Announcements

District News

  • Kindergarten Tour Reminder

    2/29/24: Shared with the caregivers pre-registered for Kindergarten (Class of 2037), this Smore contains the Tour schedule and the link to sign-up for in-school visits!

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    February DNA

    2/29/24: Still technically February, here is the good news shared and submitted from around the District!

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  • Response, Reminders, & Resources

    2/28/24: This smore contains a response, reminder, and resources following the tragic death of Nex Benedict - an Indigenous, non-binary, student in Oklahoma.

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  • 5th Grade Puberty Meeting

    2/20/24: Caregivers of 5th grade students are invited to join Ms. Kinsella for an 'Adults Only' event to learn about the 5th grade lessons on puberty!

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  • Attendance Matters

    2/25/24: Attendance Facts; Ways Parents and Guardians Can Help, and An Important Letter to Parents and Guardians About Attendance

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Preschool and Pre-K Special Education Screening

  • If you suspect your child may have a disability in any area, including: learning, social, language or gross/fine motor development, a Special Education Screening will assist in determining if further/formal assessment of skills in any area is warranted.  

    Screenings take place at BLOCKS Preschool at 29 Upper Joclyn Avenue and take approximately 45 minutes. If you would like to schedule a preschool screening, please contact: Donna Angus at (508) 782-6990 or email: dangus@framingham.k12.ma.us.

Preschool Programming

  • Early Education at Framingham Public Schools offers Preschool learning opportunities at our BLOCKS Preschool location for children who will be 3 years old by August 31st. Enrollment is ongoing for 3 year old children who are identified to receive special education services.

    Please learn about our Preschool Special Education screening process by visiting the Special Education Website.

    Preschool Hours

    Half-Day Inclusion Classrooms: (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)

    Morning Session: 8:15 AM - 10:55 AM

    Afternoon Session: 11:35 AM - 2:15 PM

    Please visit the BLOCKS website for more information.

    If you are interested in applying for a Preschool placement please complete the Preschool Intake Form.

Pre-K Programming

  • Early Education at Framingham Public Schools offers Pre-K learning opportunities at four Partnerships for Early Learners (PEL) locations for children the year before entering Kindergarten. Children must be 4 years old by August 31st.

    In addition to BLOCKS Preschool (FPS), Framingham Public Schools is partnering with the MetroWest YMCA, Framingham State University - Centers for Early Childhood Education and Loving Nest Preschool. This is a Pre-K expansion program for Framingham-based families that aims to increase accessibility to high quality early education with a focus on those who may not otherwise have access, resources, finances or opportunity. 

    Please learn about our Pre-K Special Education screening process by visiting the Special Education Website.

    School Day (6 hours):  

    Option 1: Monday-Friday 

    Option 2: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (No Wednesdays)

    Full Day: Monday-Friday (8 + hours)

    If you are interested in applying for a Pre-K placement please complete the Pre-K Intake Form

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