There will be a lottery draw (if necessary) for student placement and parents will be notified the week of January 22nd of their child’s placement for September 2018.

All children must be 3 years old by August 31st to be able to attend the Doyle ECC for September.

Please call the Doyle ECC if you have any further questions 781-246-6420.

The Doyle Early Childhood Center is a public, integrated preschool for children 3 years old – 5 years old. The Doyle School supports all abilities in both general education and special education settings.

Please feel free to call the Doyle office at 781-246-6420 for further information as well as visiting the Wakefield Public Schools website @wakefieldpublicschools.org


The Doyle Early Childhood Center is an integrated preschool for children 3 – 5 years old. The Doyle School supports all abilities in both general education and special education settings. This integrative approach provides students with the opportunity to encourage each other in their growth in a safe, nurturing learning environment. Activities for all children are created to promote growth in self-esteem, independence, self-awareness, social skills, language development, physical development, and academic skills. Children focus on advancing skill through developmental curriculum and activities that involve:

Language acquisition, social, cognitive, fine motor, gross motor, and daily living skills. These skills are aligned with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Pre-K Frameworks.


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Parents registering their child/children at the Doyle School for September 2016, should come prepared with a $50.00 non-refundable deposit as well as a copy of your child’s birth certificate and a copy of a current bill for proof of residency. Students will need to have up to date immunizations prior to starting school in September. Enrollment for the 2016-17 school year is currently full. If you would like to have your child placed on a waiting list, please contact Shannon Blacker at 781-246-6420

5 Full Day- $6,400

5 Half Days- $3,200

3 Half Days- $1,920

2 Half Days- $1,280

The following is required to enroll your student at the Doyle School:

1. Registration form
2. Home Language Survey
3. Student Data Sheet
4. Copy of your child’s Birth Certificate
5. Up to date Health Records
6. Proof ofResidence

Please feel free to provide us with any additional information that you feel will assure a smooth transition.

Contact Us


Doyle School
11 Paul Ave
Wakefield, MA 01880

Principal/Director: Shannon Blacker
Secretary: Cyndi Conway
Nurse: Barbara Durney

Main Number: (781) 246-6420
Absentee Line: (781) 246-6421
Main Fax: (781) 246-6422


Doyle School Hours:

Full Day Preschool
8:45am – 2:10pm
Half Day AM
8:30am – 11:00am
Half Day PM
12:00 pm – 2:30pm

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