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Enrollment for the following school year begins with a tour (currently virtual) and an info session in November, and then applications in mid-January. Please see the "Enrollment Timeline" below for more detailed information on this year's process. Financial aid applications are accepted with enrollment applications.


Registration for our summer program (8 weeks) is a separate process that begins in March. More information coming soon on our Summer Program page.


Enrollment Timeline for 2022/2023 school year: 

By early November: Virtual DCH Preschool tour available. 

November 16 at noon: Virtual DCH Preschool info session. (Call or email for a link to a recording if you missed it.)

December 1: Current families receive Enrollment Application link; due mid-January for both their current and entering students. A non-refundable $50 application fee will be billed for new children only. Any applications for financial aid should be submitted with the Enrollment Application; families must reapply each year.

January 18: NOTE NEW DATE: Tuesday, 1/18 at 9am: Enrollment Applications for new families are accepted along with a non-refundable $50 application fee. Any applications for financial aid should be submitted with the Enrollment Application.

Early February: Current families are notified of placement at DCH and must reply by February 11 with nonrefundable $500 tuition deposit* and completed Enrollment Agreement to hold spot.

1st week of March: New families are notified of spot/acceptance

March 15: Enrollment Agreement and nonrefundable $500 tuition deposit* are 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 will be held responsible for the final two weeks of tuition and the $500 deposit will be forfeited.


Wait List
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. Wait-listed children must reapply the following year; the wait list does not carry over to the summer or following school year.


For more information, please contact the preschool directly at 781-329-4841 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


DCH Preschool does not discriminate on the basis of race, marital status, political beliefs, religion, cultural heritage, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.




Preschool Enrollment 2022/2023

Applications for new families for school year 2022/2023:

Preschool Enrollment


Preschool News

LImited space still available

15mo - 2yr Class

M-F full/half day and T/Th full/half day

3.4yr to 5yr Class

T/Th full/half day

Click here for virtual tour

Click here for FAQ Sheet

Call for recording of virtual info session.

Financial Aid is available for tuition. Click here for the application.

Vouchers accepted.

Contact Us

DCH Preschool

70 Bullard Street

Dedham, MA 02026

Phone: (781) 329-4841 

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671 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026
Phone: (781) 329-5740

Preschool: (781) 329-4841