• PreK Registration FAQ’s

     

    How do I determine my student’s home school?

    You can determine the homeschool your child would register at under the  transportation link on the District website. 

    How old does my child need to be to attend MEEP?

    Children must turn 3 by 9/30/2022 to attend the three-year-old program. Children must be 4 by 9/30/22 to attend the four-year-old program.

    What is considered proof of residency?

    You can provide a utility bill, mortgage statement, or rent agreement. Any of these documents will need to be dated w/in the past 30 days to prove residency. A driver’s license is only acceptable if issued within the last two months.

    How do I register an international student?

    For international students you can use their passport if you do not have a birth certificate or it’s not translated.

    My child has not had a recent physical.

    Please bring in the most recent physical even from 2021. Once the new appointment occurs please provide a copy of that physical to the school.

    What if I would like to request a specific school or teacher?

    Our goal is to have every student at their home school.  If you have a special circumstance, please contact, Michelle Martineau, and she will review that on an individualized basis.

    What does an integrated classroom mean?

    Preschool classrooms include students that have Individual Education plans (IEP’s) and typical developing peers. This provides opportunity for students to plan, learn and grow together.

    Does my child have to be toilet trained?

    Students do not need to be toilet trained. Parents should supply materials needed for the child to get through the day. I.E Diapers, wipe, back up pullup/underwear.

    Why is the option for 4-year old classroom only in afternoon?

    We try to plan around recommended schedules for these age groups. Most 3-year-olds still require naps which is why we determine the consistent schedule or 3-year-olds in the morning and 4-year-olds in the afternoon.

    How is the payment scheduled set up?

    Once you have been informed your child is enrolled in the MEEP program you will receive a Tuition Agreement form. The payments are broken down into installments. You may also pay the full amount upfront if you prefer.

    If I enroll my child and make a payment on April 1st but decide to go elsewhere do I get reimbursed?

     If you decide to unenroll your child in the MEEP program you are reimbursed the payment from April 1st. You must contact the Superintendents of schools to request reimbursement.

    Does the MEEP program offer tuition assistance and/or free & reduced lunch options?

    MERRIMACK EARLY EDUCATION PROGRAM 

    MEEP  

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR FREE and REDUCED TUITION 

      When a family is experiencing financial hardship, they will be given the MSD Free and Reduced Price School Meals Family Application to complete. Below are the parameters to follow in determining reduced tuition. 

    1. If the total household gross income falls below the guidelines, tuition will be reduced by 50%.
    2. If any member in the household receives SNAP or TANF Assistance, they will provide the name and case number for the person who receives benefits. Tuition for MEEP will be waived.