• Children enrolling in Three-Year-Old Prekindergarten must be 3 years old on or by September 1.  The first step for applying to our 3-Year-Old Prekindergarten is to complete the online application. After your application is reviewed, which could take several weeks, and you are offered a seat in the program, you will then need to submit these required documents:

      • Proof of identification of the person submitting enrollment documentation (must be a parent or legal guardian)
      • The student’s original birth certificate, birth registration or birth record
      • A copy of the student’s immunization record
      • Two proofs of residency (rental agreement or mortgage statement and a current utility bill)
      • Custody order (if applicable)

    Public 3-year-old Prekindergarten programs in Maryland are designed to improve the school readiness of children who meet the income guidelines, are homeless, have an active IEP, and speak a home language that is something other than English.  Enrollment in the program is limited to qualifying families onlyAll families applying for Prekindergarten must provide income verification by submitting one of the following for each adult in the household after being offered a seat in the program  

      • Federal Income Tax Return (1040 statement) along with documentation related to other sources of income such as child support and/or rental income.
      • W2
      • Notarized Letter of No Income
      • Notarized Employment Letter
      • Military Income


                        ONE OF THE FOLLOWING

      • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
      • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
      • Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA)
      • Medicaid
      • Documentation from the homeless liaison
      • Migrant Youth
      • Documentation from participation in Headstart / Early Headstart / Even Start
      • In a residential childcare institution (ward of the state)
      • Foster care

    Information provided on the application must match the supporting documentation submitted to the school when offered a seat in the prekindergarten program.  Students will not be enrolled in the prekindergarten program if this information does not match in accordance to Blueprint For Maryland's Future enrollment regulations.