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Enroll Step 1Determine the student's eligibility

Children age 5 by September 1 and not age 21 on the first day of school are eligible for enrollment.

Students age 7 or older by September 1 who have not attended a U.S. school anytime during the prior two years should contact International Admissions and Enrollments at 301-230-0686 to begin the enrollment process.

If the child does not live with a parent or legal guardian, contact International Admissions and Enrollments at 301-230-0686.

Enroll Step 2Identify and contact the school

You should register at the child's local school.

To determine what the local school is for a specific address, check the School Assignment Locator or call the School Boundary Information Line at 240-314-4710 between 9 a.m. and 12 noon weekdays.

How to Enroll - Step 3Verify age, identity, residency, and immunization compliance

Parents registering their children for the first time in a Montgomery County public school must provide proof of age, identity, county residency and immunizations, unless homeless. Required immunizations must be completed within 20 days of registration.

Students who have previously attended school should bring their latest report card, if available. Students receiving special education services should bring a copy of the current Individualized Education Program (IEP).

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Contact Us

The following offices can provide answers to questions about the enrollment process. For phone numbers go to Frequently Called Numbers or the Staff Directory .

Les bureaux suivants peuvent fournir des réponses concernant le processus d'inscription. Pour les numéros de téléphone veuillez consulter Numéros de Téléphone Fréquemment Appelés or the Répertoire du Personnel.

Division of Long-range Planning (Division de Planification à long terme) 
Pour connaître l'école qui dessert votre secteur local

Inscription et Conformité de Présence
Pour les questions concernant la tutelle, le statut de résidence et les frais de scolarité

International Student Admissions Office (Bureau D'Admissions des Élèves Internationaux) 
Pour aider les élèves des autres pays à s'inscrire dans les écoles de Montgomery County

Division of Early Childhood Programs & Services (Programmes & Services de la Division de la Petite Enfance)
Pour les informations concernant les dérogations de la maternelle et d'autres processus

Head Start
Programme préscolaire pour les enfants économiquement désavantagés

Child Find (Preschool Education Program)
Services éducatifs pour les enfants handicapés

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