Welcome to Charles County Public Schools!

Please click here first to take a pre-enrollment survey to determine where you should register.

All children entering Charles County Public Schools must have the following:

  • A physical examination by a physician or a certified practitioner. Physicals must be completed between nine months prior to and six months after entering school. Health Forms.
  • Proof of required immunizations against communicable diseases.
  • Proof that the student has completed the grade prior to the one in which the parent is seeking enrollment, such as a report card marked promoted.
  • Child’s birth certificate or other acceptable proof of birth (e.g. passport/visa; physician’s certificate; baptismal or church certification; hospital certificate; or birth registration).
    (If the child was born in Maryland, a copy of his/her birth certificate can be purchased from the Charles County Health Department. Call 301-609-6900.)
  • Students who are transferring from another school in Maryland should also have a copy of the Student Record Card 7 that is completed by the sending school. The Student Record Card 7 is also called the Maryland Student Withdrawal/Transfer Record.
  • Two proofs of Domicile / Residency
    *Note-Parent(s)/guardian(s) are responsible for promptly notifying the school system of any change in address. Failure to do so may result in the student being immediately transferred to the school zoned for the student’s correct address.

Three-year-old Program
CCPS will begin to accept applications for the Title I Thriving Threes Early Learning Program during the summer. The program is transitioning from a virtual to a full day in-school program and the application process has not opened at this time.  Please check the website for application updates. Students eligible for the program must by three by September 1, 2021 and live in a Title 1 school zone. Title 1 schools that have a three-year-old program are C. Paul Barnhart, Dr. Gustavus Brown, Indian Head, Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy, J.P. Ryon, Dr. Samuel A. Mudd and Eva Turner elementary schools. Each school has 15 spaces for the program and students must qualify for free or reduced meals to participate in the program. Applications must be submitted online using ParentVue. The program will begin in October 2021.  Families will be notified of their application status by email.

The online application for prekindergarten for the school year 2021-22 opens March 29, 2021.  To enter prekindergarten for the 2021-22 school year, a child must be four years old by September 1, 2021. Admission is based on criteria and guidelines set by the Maryland State Department of Education and is not guaranteed.  Placement in prekindergarten in based on student need in three categories. Prekindergarten Category Information.

Online registration for kindergarten for the school year 2021-22 opens March 29, 2021.  To be eligible for kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year, a child must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2021.  Countdown to Kindergarten - Early Learning Launch Presentation icon acrobat

Early Entrance Procedures
CCPS early entrance procedures for prekindergarten, kindergarten and first grade.

Online registration for students new to CCPS entering prekindergarten through twelfth grade.  
Parents should use the registration link below to register a child not already enrolled in CCPS. Students currently enrolled do not need to register for the next school year.  Registrations can not be processed until all required documents have been uploaded.  Please email OLRsupport@.com with questions about online registration or contact the school for assistance.

Parents new to CCPS must first create a ParentVUE account to register online using a valid email address.

NewAccountCirclesNew users must first click More Options located underneath the word Login, then select Create a New Account.  Click the link below to create an account and start the registration process. The Create a New Account option is only available when you use the registration link provided below.


Parents with students already enrolled in CCPS can complete the registration for another child using an active ParentVUE account.

OnlineRegistrationLinkCurrentTabTextParents who have not activated their ParentVUE account should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Online Registration tab is in the upper right-hand corner of all ParentVUE accounts when you log in using a web browser. Online Registration is not available on the ParentVUE mobile app until the electronic signature step is completed in a web browser. Parents can use the mobile app if they would like to take photos of the proofs of domicile then upload them through the mobile app. If you have questions about Online Registration, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Click the link below to start online registration.  After you log in, the link below will open directly to Online Registration.

Click here to start the registration process

Online registration tutorial