Circle of Friends Preschool Enrollment 2022/23
Circle of Friends provides a naturalistic early childhood environment that is rich in language and literacy experiences where children are active learners. Our program includes children, ages 3-5, with and without special needs in a developmentally appropriate preschool class.
Classes are half-day, Tuesday through Friday.
Transportation is not available through the district for preschool tuition-paying students.
Enrollment Dates for 2022/23 School Year: Please make an appointment to come to the Westbrook office on one of the following dates by clicking on this LINK.
Wednesday, January 12 Thursday, January 13 Friday, January 14
Enrollment and Residency Information:
Please note: Only residents of District 57 will be accepted into the program. An application is complete when the following documents are filled out in our office: Application form, Home Language Survey, Race and Ethnicity form. We verify residency with the following documents:
Due to limited spots, placement will be determined using a lottery system. No priority is given to early enrollment. Consideration will be given to AM/PM requests; however, we do not guarantee families will receive their first preference.
All families will be notified the first week of March as to the results of the lottery. Parents/Guardians of children not selected in the lottery may choose to put their child on a waiting list. Written verification will follow to all applicants.
Please call the Westbrook Front Office (847) 394-7340 if you have any questions.
Westbrook Kindergarten Enrollment for 2022-2023
Registering your child for kindergarten includes the following three steps:
Step 1. Online Pre-Enrollment (link opens on 1/3/2022)
The enrollment link will open on January 3rd, 2022. All families are required to provide information online and to schedule your in-person residency verification appointment (Step 2). Step 1 must be completed before moving to Step 2.
Step 2. In-Person Residency Verification (February 7-11, 2022)
Parent(s)/Guardian(s) must bring the following documents to Westbrook School during their scheduled appointment time to establish residency:
The child’s original birth certificate (The office staff will make a copy and return your original.)
A copy of a current lease, a monthly mortgage statement, OR a current tax bill.
Two different current utility bills for two consecutive recent months (total of 4 bills)
Residency verification is by appointment only.
Step 3. Online Registration
The final step of the enrollment process occurs in the spring of 2022. District 57 will email families with a SNAP code and a link to the registration website. Residency verification must be complete in order for parents/guardians to receive the code and link.