3-Year-Old Lottery

Note: The 3-Year-Old Lottery application period for the September 2020 school year has ended.

Families applying for a seat at Tobin Montessori: Please note that this school is slated for major renovation and will relocate to 359 Broadway shortly before September 2020.

Cambridge Public Schools (CPS) offers three programs for children as young as age 3:

Age of Eligibility
Birth Date: April 1, 2016 - August 31, 2017

Application Deadline – October 31 at 4PM
Apply between October 1 and October 31 at the Student Registration Center. Save time by pre-registering online! Registration Gateway opens October 1. Registrations must be completed in person by October 31 at 4PM. See hours of operation below.

Hours of Operation
Regular Hours:
Monday - Friday | 8:30AM - 3:30PM

For information about applying to DHSP Preschools, Click Here >>

Save time by completing forms online and uploading most of your required documentation. You will not be entered in the Lottery until you come in person to the SRC to finish your registration.

Download the 3-Year Old Registration Packet >> (pdf)

3-Year-Old Lottery Booklet (pdf)

3-Year-Old Program Information Session Presentation

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