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 Application Information
Registration for the Title I three-year-old program will open at the county Title I elementary schools when schools re-open. Interested parents must schedule an appointment at their child’s zoned elementary school to complete the application process for the 2020-21 school year. Applications will be accepted by appointment only. The program is located at C. Paul Barnhart, Dr. Gustavus Brown, Indian Head, Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy, J.P. Ryon, Dr. Samuel A. Mudd and Eva Turner elementary schools. The program serves Title I elementary schools and students must reside within Title I school zones to be eligible.


Prekindergarten
The online application for Prekindergarten for the school year 2020-21 opens March 30, 2020.  To enter prekindergarten for the 2020-21 school year, a child must be four years old by September 1, 2020. 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.

Due to the school closure, staff will not be available to assist with the application process or uploading of documents until the buildings re-open.  Families unable to upload documents or complete other parts of the application may start the process now and finish and submit it in the future.  Applications can not be processed until all required documents have been uploaded.  In addition, until the school closure ends, staff will not be available at schools or Central Office to respond to questions on the phone or messages left via voicemail. Please refer to https://www.ccboe.com/index.php/prekindergarten for answers to many frequently asked questions.  Questions about early childhood education programs can be emailed to Beth Sorsby, CCPS specialist in early childhood education, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Please note that the prekindergarten application process is NOT first come, first served. The order in which applications are submitted has no bearing on its approval status.

Kindergarten
Registration for Kindergarten for the school year 2020-21 opens March 30, 2020.  To be eligible for kindergarten for the 2020-21 school year, a child must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2020.  Early Entrance into Kindergarten Information.

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. Due to the school closures, staff will not be available at schools and centers to assist with the registration process or uploading of documents until schools re-open.  Families unable to upload documents or complete other parts of the registration may start the process now and finish and submit it in the future.  Registrations can not be processed until all required documents have been uploaded.  Please email OLRsupport@.com with questions about online registration.


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