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Kindergarten & Early K registration

Kindergarten Registration will open May 6, 2024.  

Kindergarten is a full-day program available in each elementary school. Kindergarten curriculum information is available at http://www.smcps.org/dci by selecting Mathematics–Elementary or English Language Arts–Elementary. 

Important: Under Maryland law, children must be five years old on or before September 1, 2024, to enter kindergarten in the 2024-2025 school year.   Please contact the school to make an appointment to register your student.

Questions can be directed to Kate Weaver, Supervisor of Student Services, at keweaver@smcps.org or

301-475-5511 extension 32150.

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, 2024 and who demonstrate capabilities in reading and mathematics warranting early admission.  Applications will be accepted May 6, 2024 through July 15, 2024, with testing occurring between June 17, 2024 and July 19, 2024.  For families moving into St. Mary’s County after July 15, 2024 from another area, applications will be accepted until August 14, 2024. 

Questions can be directed to 301-475-5511 extension 32101.

Contact Information

Lisa Bachner
Chief Academic Officer
Address
23160 Moakley Street, 
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Phone
301-475-5511 ext. 32249
Fax

301-475-4229