Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten Registration for 2009-2010

Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten Registration for 2009-2010

Hagerstown, MD (February 17, 2009): Dates for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten registration for the 2009-2010 school year in the Washington County Public Schools have been scheduled. The following dates have been established for parents and guardians to visit the school in their child/children's attendance area in order to register for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten:
* Monday, March 16th
* Monday, April 20th
* Monday, May 18th
* Monday, June 15th
To register for pre-kindergarten, a child must be four years old on, or before, September 1, 2009, and must meet income eligibility criteria.
To register for kindergarten, a child must be five years old on, or before, September 1, 2009. Parents must register at the elementary school within their attendance area. The documents listed below are required for registration:
* Birth certificate
* Social Security card
* Immunization records
* Health Inventory (completed by child's doctor within a nine-month period before child enters school or within a six-month period after entering school)
* Proof of residency (mortgage/rental agreement, electric or water bill that is current within the last three months prior to registration). A telephone bill or driver's license will not be accepted.
For more information about the pre-kindergarten program, please visit www.wcboe.k12.md.us and follow the Department link to Early Learning, or call the Early Childhood Enrollment Office at 301-766-2955.