road to reopeningCharles County Public Schools (CCPS) has a five phase reopening plan for the 2020-21 school year. On March 22, CCPS will begin Phase 2 for special populations of students that includes in-person instruction four days a week. Wednesdays will remain asynchronous for the rest of this school year. Each phase includes additional student populations eligible to return to in-person learning (see reopening plan for who can return during which phase)​. Click here to learn more about reopening.

Reopening Plan Fall 2020




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It is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) offers a varied CTE program that helps students prepare for the field of study and/or career after high school. The application process reopens on Feb. 22 for CTE programs at the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center. The application process closes on Feb. 26.

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) school counselors are introducing themselves to their school communities. You can watch an introduction video and find out how to contact them. 

Good mental health is important for everyone, and as important as physical health to our quality of life. Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) student services has launched a webpage to help students and their families have access to mental health resources.

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ICS file for the Calendar
Click the link above to download the .ics file of the 2020-21 CCPS calendar events.  The .ics file can be imported into another calendar.

Use instructions below for needed apps to sync updates to the calendar.


MyPaymentsPlus is linked directly to your school’s student information system (SIS), enabling us to show real-time balances and invoices, and eliminating the need to call or visit your school in search of information.

Whether you’re viewing what your 2nd grader ate for lunch, renting a locker for your middle schooler, or purchasing a parking permit for that new driver in your family, MyPaymentsPlus ensures you never miss a beat, from Pre-K to graduation day.

Simply create a free MyPaymentsPlus account to get started today.



Apply For School Meal Benefits The Easy Way
MySchoolApps is the fast and secure way to apply for free and reduced meals online. Click GET STARTED to find out if your District participates.




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Anchors Emily Belson and Imani Tookes tells you what elementary school received a national award, travels around with a mobile meals delivery crew and shows you a "love"ly day at J.C. Parks Elementary School. You can also learn what student groups are returning to school on March 22 as part of Phase 2 of CCPS' reopening plan.




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 1 Thriving Threes and Me Early Learning Program Sept. 1. Students eligible for the program must by three by Sept. 1 of this year 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 30 spaces for the program and enrollment priority is given to children who qualify for free or reduced-price meals. Applications must be submitted online using ParentVue. The program begins virtually on Sept. 21.  Families will be notified of their application status within three weeks of submission. 

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.  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.  Registrations can not be processed until all required documents have been uploaded.  Please email 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

Employee Resources

What's New

Stethem CTE Programs
The application for the CTE programs offered at the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center is open until Feb. 26th at 3 p.m. For information and to apply, click the link above.

February 22 Work Session Agenda Items
Click the link above or find it in the About menu under Meeting Agendas and Notes.

This Week in CCPS
For the latest news, click the link above or find it in the About menu.

Superintendent's Search
For information about the search for a new Superintendent of Schools, click the link above or find it in the Quick Links menu.