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FAQs for Kindergarten

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Prince George County Public Schools is currently accepting registrations for kindergarten for the Class of 2035. All families can call their child's school to schedule a kindergarten registration appointment or complete the registration requirements.

 

LINK: Guidelines for Student Enrollment

 

Here are some frequently asked questions to help guide families through the registration process with our division:

 

I am a new parent to Prince George, and I do not know my child's home school.

Please call the Prince George School Board Office at (804)-733-2700, and our team will assist in answering your questions.

 

Do I have to make an appointment for registration?

Registration forms are available on the division's website by visiting the Student Registration portal. However, families will still need to complete the registration process by making an appointment at their child's school.

 

Will my child need to attend the registration appointment?

Yes, if you are comfortable allowing your child to participate in the pre-kindergarten screen process.

 

What do I need to bring with me to the kindergarten registration appointment?

We ask families to bring the following documents with them to their appointment:

  • Their child's certified original birth certificate
  • Parent/guardian's photo identification (ID) card
  • Record of immunizations
  • School Physical Entrance Health form 
  • One of the following proofs of residency:
    • Lease or rental agreement with current address and parent name
    • Copy of deed with current address and parent name
    • Copy of lease or other documentation for property at Fort Lee

How do I know if my child can attend kindergarten?

Kindergarten is a full-day program offered at all of the division's elementary schools. All children must be five-years-old before September 30, 2022, to attend kindergarten.

 

How can I help prepare my child for kindergarten?

Our division has compiled resources to help families prepare their children for kindergarten on our website through our unique "Preparing for Kindergarten" page. You can access these resources by clicking HERE. In addition, families can also do the following to ensure their children are ready to discover a love for learning once they begin kindergarten:

  • Practice counting to 10
  • Practice writing and saying letters in the alphabet
  • Practice writing your child's name
  • Practice basic colors and shapes