Admission Requirements

Children ages 3-5 years, who are residents of Westfield, are eligible to enroll in preschool. Admission requirements and enrollment procedures are as follows:

  • A child must be 3 years old to be admitted into the program. Fort Meadow ECC has a rolling registration policy based on availability. 
  • Prior to enrollment all children must be screened unless the child is referred for Special Services.
  • Classes are filled on a first-come/first-served basis according to the date of screening.
  • If the classes are filled when a parent calls, the child will be screened and child’s name will be placed on a waiting list to fill vacancies as they occur.
  • Children are admitted regardless of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, or ability to pay.
The following requirements must be met to enroll a child in school:

1) A birth certificate must be presented. This will be returned to the parent/guardian.

2) A doctor's certificate must be presented certifying that the child has been successfully immunized against diphtheria,pertussis, tetanus, measles, polio, rubella, and mumps, unless except for medical or religious reasons. A lead screening must be completed.

3) Registration forms, available at the school office, must be completed and submitted to the school office.

4) Each child must be examined by a family physician.

5) A screening must be conducted for each child entering the program.

6) Parents of transfer students must complete a records release form.

7) Changes of address, home phone numbers, and emergency numbers should be reported to the teacher promptly.