Register Your Child for School
Welcome to Charles County Public Schools!
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 for students
- 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.
proofs of Domicile / Residency
Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has restructured its Thriving Threes and Me program for the 2021-2022 school year to allow more space for prekindergarten students in Title I school zones. Program activities and events will continue to focus on family engagement. Thriving Threes and Me events will start in October 2021 outside of school hours to accommodate families.
If you would like to register for the Thriving Threes and Me program, use the link at the bottom of the page to start the registration process and choose "2021-2022 Thriving Threes & Me Early Learning Application" from the dropdown menu. Keep in mind that in order to qualify for the program, you must live in a Title I school zone and your child must have turned three by September 1, 2021.
The online application for prekindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year opens March 28, 2022. To enter prekindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year, a child must be four years old by September 1, 2022. Updates for the 2022-2023 school year will be posted prior to the application opening.
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 tiers.
Online registration for kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year opens March 28, 2022. To be eligible for kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year, a child must be five years old on or before September 1, 2022.
Early Entrance Procedures
CCPS early entrance procedures for prekindergarten, kindergarten and first grade.
Online Registration for Students New to CCPS Entering Pre-K through 12th 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@ccboe.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.
New 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.
Parents who have not activated their ParentVUE account should email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 OLRsupport@ccboe.com. Click the link below to start online registration. After you log in, the link below will open directly to Online Registration.