• Full-Day Pre-Kindergarten Lottery For September 2018
    Bayonne Board of Education
    29th Street and Avenue A

    In addition to the free half-day pre-k programs offered at each Bayonne public elementary school, we will continue to offer free full-day inclusion pre-k programs (from 8:40 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. daily) at the following locations:


                                        #1        Henry E. Harris Community School

                                        #2        Philip G. Vroom Community School

                                        #5        Lincoln Community School

                                        #8        Midtown Community School

                                        #9        Washington Community School


    To be eligible for the program:

    • Children must turn 4 years old on or before October 1, 2018.
    • Parents/legal guardians must be residents of Bayonne.
    • For additional registration guidelines, please click here.


    Placement in these programs will be by random lottery drawing.

     The online lottery will open on Monday, May 7th at 9 a.m. and close one week later, on Monday, May 14th at 3 p.m.  Please visit www.bboed.org , click on Departments and then Early Childhood to enter the lottery during these times. 


    Please click here to access the online lottery registration


    Please click here for Lotterease registration directions 

    The drawing will take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018
     at 9 a.m.

    Registrants will be emailed from LotterEase of all verifications, waitlist and/or placement notifications. 

    If your child is selected in the lottery, you will need to log in to your LotterEase account to accept the assignment by 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2018.  You will receive email confirmation of your student’s placement once all placements are made.

     If your child is selected in the lottery and is not yet registered, you will need to make an appointment for registration by calling 201-858-5581.

    For additional information, please visit the Registration website
    or email the Registration Department at registration@bboed.org