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Kindergarten & Early K registration

Kindergarten Registration will open May 9, 2023. 

Kindergarten is a full-day program available in each elementary school. Kindergarten curriculum information is available at by selecting Mathematics–Elementary or English Language Arts–Elementary. 

Important: Under Maryland law, children must be five years old on or before September 1, 2022, to enter kindergarten in the 2023-2024 school year. 

Questions can be directed to Kate Weaver, Supervisor of Student Services, at or

301-475-5511 extension 32164.

Additional Information

Kindergarten Brochure 2023-2024


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Kindergarten Early Entrance

Early entrance to Kindergarten is considered acceleration.  It is not a waiver of the age of entry regulations.  Early entrance will be considered for high performing children who are five years old by November 1, 2022 and who demonstrate capabilities in reading and mathematics warranting early admission.  Applications will be accepted May 9, 2022 through June 30, 2022.  For families moving into St. Mary’s County after June 30, 2022 from another area, applications will be accepted until August 16, 2022. 

Questions can be directed to Jamie Pepper, Supervisor of Instruction/Elementary Programs, at or

301-475-5511 extension 32123.

Additional Information

Kindergarten Early Entrance Brochure 2022-2023


To apply for early entrance to kindergarten, please use this form:

Kindergarten Early Entrance Application 2022-2023

Contact Information

Lisa Bachner
Director of Curriculum and Instruction 
23160 Moakley Street, 
Leonardtown, MD 20650
301-475-5511 ext. 32249