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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, 2023, to enter kindergarten in the 2023-2024 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 or

301-475-5511 extension 32164.

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, 2023 and who demonstrate capabilities in reading and mathematics warranting early admission.  Applications will be accepted May 9, 2023 through June 30, 2023.  For families moving into St. Mary’s County after June 30, 2023 from another area, applications will be accepted until August 16, 2023. 

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