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    AACPS provides high-quality, developmentally appropriate , early childhood programs that educate the whole child in an inclusive environment honoring all children's limitless potential and individual differences. 


    Families with children who will be four years old by September 1, 2020 may apply to prekindergarten beginning February 5, 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year.

    Prekindergarten registration: Online applications for AACPS’ prekindergarten program will be available starting later this summer.



    Children must be five years old by September 1, 2020, to attend kindergarten in 2020-2021. 




  • Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021 School Year Begins NOON on Monday, May 11


    Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ kindergarten registration for the 2020-2021 school year begins at noon on Monday, May 11, and parents and guardians can reserve their child’s seat by enrolling online.

    Children enrolling in kindergarten must be 5 years old on or by September 1, 2020. The following documents are required and will need to be uploaded to www.aacps.org/kindergartenregistration when registering a child for kindergarten:

    • Proof of identify
    • The child's original birth certificate or birth record
    • A copy of the child's immunization record
    • Two proofs of residency (deed/lease/mortgage and current utility bill)

    For assistance in locating your assigned school, click on the Locate Your School link on the and theAACPS website


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