Enrollment & Forms
Enrollment for our school year program starts on November 1st for the following fall. Please click HERE to complete the Enrollment Application for New Families online. Alternatively, paper forms can be returned to the DCH Preschool (70 Bullard Street, Dedham MA 02026) along with the $50 application fee (made payable to Dedham Community House).
Please see the "Enrollment Timeline" below for more detailed information. If you would like a tour of the school, please contact the Director at the number or email below.
Registration for our summer program (8 weeks) begins in March. Further details on our Summer Program page.
Mid-October: Preschool tours begin
November 1st: Enrollment Applications for new families for the following school year are accepted along with a $50 application fee. Any applications for Financial Aid should be submitted with the Enrollment Application.
December: Current families receive Enrollment Applications which are due back mid-January. Financial aid applications are due at this time as well; families must reapply each year.
Early February: Current families are notified of placement at DCH and must reply by February 15th with $500 tuition deposit* and completed Enrollment Agreement to hold spot.
1st week of March: New families are notified of spot/acceptance
March 15th: Enrollment Agreement and $500 tuition deposit* due to hold spot for new families.
*$500 tuition deposit is applied to June tuition and is non-refundable. It is required that a 2-week notice be given to the DCH Preschool if withdrawing from the program. You wil be held responsible for the final two weeks of tuition and the $500 deposit will be forfeited.
If there is no immediate opening for your child, his/her name will be placed on a waiting list. Priority will be given in the following order:
- Children needing full time care
- Siblings of children currently enrolled
Once these priorities are satisfied, other applications will be considered in the order received.
DCH Preschool does not discriminate on the basis of race, marital status, political beliefs, religion, cultural heritage, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.
Enrollment for school year 2017/2018 is now CLOSED with the exception of the kindergarten class. For kindergarten enrollment (children must be 4 by Jan 2017), please call 781-329-4841.
Preschool Summer Program registration is now underway! Click HERE to register online.
70 Bullard Street
Dedham, MA 02026
Phone: (781) 329-4841