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Department of Equity, Engagement, and Early Access

For Next School Year 2023-2024 Applications–Information Coming Soon!

School Year 2023-2024 Common applications are not being accepted at this time. For general questions, please email


2022 – 2023 Applications

2022-2023 applications for income eligible Pre-kindergarten students are being accepted at the home school. Please contact the home school in your geographical location for more information.The Pre-kindergarten programs provide high-quality early learning experiences to help children develop basic skills and concepts necessary for success in kindergarten. Acceptance in a Pre-Kindergarten/Head Start program is based on age, income, risk factors, and eligibility.

  • A child must be 3 years old on or before September 1, 2022 to apply for PreK 3 or Head
    Start 3.
  • A child must be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2022 to apply for PreK 4 or Head
    Start 4.

Parents/Guardians may contact their home school for guidance on registering a student for the current (2021 – 2022) school year.

For more information on Pre-Kindergarten and Head Start, please contact

Department of Equity, Engagement, and Early Access

(301) 475-5511, ext. 32136


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The Department of Equity, Engagement and Early Access has oversight for a variety of federally and state/locally funded programs.

  • Early Childhood programs include Pre-Kindergarten, the Judy Center, and Head Start. Please click on the appropriate link to learn more.
  • Title I is a federally funded program for economically disadvantaged children. We serve five elementary schools in the Lexington Park corridor including George Washington Carver, Green Holly, Greenview Knolls, Lexington Park, and Park Hall Elementary Schools. Please click on the Title I link to learn more.

Equity Needs Assessment Report

Contact Information

Kelly Murray Hall, Ed.D.
Chief of Equity, Engagement, 
and Early Access
23160 Moakley Street, 
Leonardtown, MD 20650
301-475-5511 ext. 32136