Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten Program and Registration Updates
All children of kindergarten age (5 years old by September 1st)must,by law,be registered for school. If a parent/guardian has not yet registered their child in his/her home school, please contact the school to make an appointment to complete registration. Even for the remote learning option, children must be registered to participate.
ALL parents of students entering any pre-k or kindergarten public school program must have all required documents (proof of residence, birth certificate, etc.) into the school for registration to be complete. Please contact the school to make an appointment to take the required documents to the school and finalize the registration process.
The following schools will offer Pre-k 3-year-old programs (half-day sessions with no transportation provided): Beall Elementary, Cash Valley Elementary, John Humbird Elementary, and South Penn Elementary.
The following schools will offer a full day Pre-k 4-year-old program: Flintstone Elementary, George’s Creek Elementary, South Penn Elementary, and Westernport Elementary. All other schools will continue to offer half-day Pre-k 4-year-old programs.
If a parent/guardian has already registered online and indicated a preference to attend a full day in one of the above schools, a staff member from the school will contact with you. If a parent/guardian has not completed a registration, please use the electronic form found on the school system’s website, www.acpsmd.org, and take the required documents to the school by appointment OR by calling the school to make an appointment to register your child.
Families interested in the Partial Chinese Immersion Program for kindergarten should contact West Side Elementary School at 301-724-0340.