In the documents column to the right of this page, click on Early Childhood Community Resources to find information about agencies and services supporting early learning, health and well-being.
To register children for school a parent/legal guardian must go to the school district that they live in, the following documents are required to register:
- Birth certificate
- Immunization records (Form available under Documents to the right of this page)
- Health inventory completed by child's doctor within last 6 months (Form available under Documents to the right of this page)
- Blood lead testing certificate (Form available under Documents to the right of this page)
- Proof of residency (mortgage/rental agreement, current within the last three months, electric/water bill). A telephone bill and/or driver's license are NOT acceptable.
Registration may be done during regular business hours at the school, or during the four system-wide registration dates.
If a child is four before September 1, the child is eligible for pre-kindergarten. If a child is five before September 1, the child is eligible for kindergarten. Pre-kindergarten applicants must meet income eligibility guidelines. For more information about those guidelines, please call 301-766-8722.
For information about early admission to kindergarten, click on the Kindergarten link to the left.
Please note changes in school schedules in relation to inclement weather situations. When a two-hour delay is called, there will be no a.m. or p.m. pre-kindergarten. If school is dismissed two hours early, the a.m. pre-kindergarten students will stay until dismissal and ride the bus home with the other students. There will be no p.m. pre-kindergarten in the case of an early dismissal.