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MCPS has launched a new online registration/enrollment process to support families who wish to enroll their children. Families who are enrolling their children in Prekindergarten/Head Start programs and kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year, as well as new K-12 and international enrollments for the 2019-2020 school year, can complete the process in three ways:
Children age 5 by September 1 and not age 21 on the first day of school are eligible for enrollment.
Age and Attendance Requirements
Contact International Admissions and Enrollment at 240-740-4500 to begin the enrollment process when:
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. - 12 p.m. weekdays.
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
Examples of acceptable verification documentation
Enrollment, Residency and Immunization Compliance
Questions regarding guardianship, residency status, and immunization requirements
Early Entrance Procedures
Information on early enrollment in kindergarten and grade 1
Division of Early Childhood Programs & Services
Information on kindergarten waivers and other processes
Prekindergarten & Head Start Programs
Preschool program for economically disadvantaged children
Preschool Education Program (PEP)
Educational services for young children with disabilities
Kindergarten information and resources