Please take the following pre-enrollment survey to ensure that you are registering your child at the correct location.

  1. Are you entering and/or transferring from a school or location outside the United States?
  2. Is the student’s native or home language a language other than English?
  3. Is the preferred language for parent/guardian communication a language other than English?
  4. Has the student previously received ESOL services or been enrolled in an ESOL program?
  5. I am not the parent or legal guardian of the student.
  6. Is the student currently suspended or expelled from a school?
  7. Are you unable to produce two proofs of domicile in your name?  * See Special Cases in Proof of Domicile / Residency
  8. Are you currently building or purchasing a home and moving in Charles County prior to the end of the first quarter?  * See Special Cases for Prospective Homeowner.
  9. Are you living in a domicile outside of Charles County and requesting to enter into a tuition contract?
  10. Is the student entering CCPS from instruction in the home (homeschooling)?


If you answered Yes to any of the questions 1 through 10
, please begin the enrollment process at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building at 5980 Radio Station Road, La Plata, MD.   

Online registration assistance available at schools

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is offering on-site registration assistance for families until July 30, 2021.  Families who need help registering a child for elementary school can visit one of four schools for in-person registration help.

Parents can call the following school sites between the hours of 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, to request help by phone or make an appointment to visit the school in person. Parents should contact the registration site listed for the school their child will attend in the fall. Spanish-speaking families in need of registration help can call the International Registration Office at 301-934-7404. For other school-related inquiries, Spanish-speaking families can call the CCPS Spanish hotline at 240-523-3032.

  • Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Elementary School: 301-932-9603/301-753-1768 (for students attending Jenifer, William B. Wade, J.C. Parks, C. Paul Barnhart and Mary H. Matula elementary schools).
  • Eva Turner Elementary School (Transition School: 3155 John Hanson Drive, Waldorf, MD 20601): 301-885-0032/301-753-2087 (for students attending Turner, T.C. Martin, Malcolm, J.P. Ryon, Dr. Gustavus Brown and Mary B. Neal elementary schools).
  • Gale-Bailey Elementary School: 301-743-5491/301-753-1743 (for students attending Gale-Bailey, Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy, Indian Head, Dr. James Craik, Dr. Thomas L. Higdon and Walter J. Mitchell elementary schools).
  • William A. Diggs Elementary School: 301-638-7202/301-753-2081 (for students attending Diggs, Berry, Billingsley, Arthur Middleton and Dr. Samuel A. Mudd elementary schools).

In-person appointments will be made between the hours of 8 a.m. to noon at the sites listed above. Any parent enrolling a new student in a Charles County public middle or high school should call the zoned school for registration help. Click here to read more about registration assistance.

If you answered No to all 10 questions then you may register online.


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