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Kindergarten Information & Resources

All elementary schools that have kindergarten classes offer a full-day kindergarten program.
(There are six elementary schools that do not serve grades K-2.)

Dear Prospective Kindergarten Parent and Guardians –
PLEASE NOTE: The process for registering your child for kindergarten registration has changed this year.

Kindergarten Registration Flyers

An online registration option is available to parents/guardians for the 2021-22 school year. Information about that process can be found on the flyers below:

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Vaccines Save Lives

Protect yourself and your loved ones by getting the COVID-19 vaccine and signing up your children (12 years old and older) to get the vaccine. All Marylanders 16 and older can schedule an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine at one of Maryland's mass vaccination sites or at any vaccination clinic in the county.

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2021-22 Kindergarten Handbook CoverKindergarten Handbook

What is it: Basic information about your child's Kindergarten year and all of the forms needed to enroll your child in MCPS.

PDFs: 2021 Forms


Spanish: 2021 Forms


Chinese: 2021 Forms


French: 2021 Forms


Korean: 2021 Forms


Vietnamese: 2021 Forms


Amharic: 2021 Forms


Portuguese: 2021 Forms


Kindergarten Orientation 2021

What is it: Information about enrolling your child in Kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year.

Orientations take place in August, 2021.

More information about Kindergarten Orientation


Parent Guide to Kindergarten

What is it: Overview of what your child will be learning in Kindergarten.

Available in English, French, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Amharic

Parent Guides to Elementary Curriculum


Elementary Language Immersion Programs

For information about MCPS language immersion programs, please see MCPS World Language Immersion or call 240-740-2540.