Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District

Preschool Lottery Registration

  1. Submit before March 22, 2019

  2. Submit online or in person at the Rindge Memorial School and Jaffrey Grade School offices.

  3. A copy of your child’s birth certificate, residency affidavit and two proofs of residency must be submitted prior to the deadline for your child to be entered into the lottery.

Register Online



Children ages three and four are eligible to enter the preschool lottery for the 2019-20 school year. JRCSD is now offering FREE expanded preschool options. Families may choose to enroll their child in half-day or full-day preschool.

For 3 year olds:

  • Half-day program at Jaffrey Grade School

  • Half-day program at Rindge Memorial School

For 4 year olds:

  • Full-day program at Jaffrey Grade School

  • Half-day program at Jaffrey Grade School

  • Half-day program at Rindge Memorial School

Full-Day Preschool FAQ


  • Students from both Jaffrey and Rindge are eligible to enter the lottery for the full-day preschool pilot program

  • Current J-R Preschool students are guaranteed a half-day slot for 2019-2020, but must enter the lottery for full-day enrollment


  • 4 1/2 days per week

  • Approximately 6 hours per full day

  • Anticipated hours are 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Friday dismissal at 11:30 a.m.


  • Cold lunch provided by parents

  • Hot lunch costs paid by parents

  • Parents may apply for free or reduced rates


  • Busing will not be available

  • Special education transportation only if deemed necessary within IEP


  • Parents will be notified of placement in the program by early April

Registration Forms

Required Documents to Enter the JRCSD Preschool Lottery

  • Copy of the child’s birth certificate

  • Paper Application (for in-person registration) PDF

  • Residency affidavit PDF, DOC

  • Two proofs of residency


Benefits of Preschool