News Release, Calvert County Public Schools

Calvert County Public Schools will begin pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year.The schedule is as follows:

April 4, 20199 a.m. – 2 p.m.Huntingtown Elementary
April 9, 20199 a.m. – 2 p.m.Plum Point Elementary
April 11, 20199:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Mt. Harmony Elementary
April 16, 20199:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Sunderland Elementary
April 17, 20199:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Calvert Elementary
April 24, 20199:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Dowell Elementary
April 25, 20199:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Beach Elementary
April 30, 20199:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.St. Leonard Elementary
May 1, 20199 a.m. – 2 p.m.Mutual Elementary
May 7, 20199:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Patuxent Appeal Elementary
May 8, 20199 a.m. – 2 p.m.Windy Hill Elementary
May 14, 20199:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Barstow Elementary

If you are unavailable to register your child the specified day, please contact the school prior to June 1 to set up an appointment.

The following documents are needed to complete the registration process:

  • Original birth certificate with official raised seal;
  • Child’s immunization records;
  • Child’s social security card; and
  • Proof of residency.

Only the following documentation will be accepted for proof of residency:

  • Deed;
  • Incorporated Lease (Real Estate Lease);
  • Non-incorporated Lease Agreement (Landlord provides proof of residency by producing a signed, notarized affidavit verifying that parents reside at that address); or
  • Mortgage Statement.
  • An approved multi-family disclosure application is required when child and parent reside in the home of another family. Please call the Department of Student Services at (443) 550-8460 to obtain further information regarding this process.


Pre-Kindergarten Age Requirement:Must be four years old by September 1, 2019.

Parents and guardians must first complete the application process and receive an eligibility letterbeforeregistering a child for the pre-kindergarten program. Pre-K applications for 2019-2020 will be available in all elementary schools and on the school district website ( on March 1, 2019. Parents and guardians must complete the form for the current year.

Kindergarten Age Requirement: Must be five years old by September 1, 2019.

Details and information regarding early entry requirements can be found in Calvert County Public Schools Policy/Procedures #2915. Candidates for early entry to kindergarten must be five years old on or before November 1 of the school year for which they apply for entrance. As stated in the policy, the intent of the assessment for early admission, as specified by the State of Maryland, is to identify exceptional students, not simply students who may be capable of completing kindergarten work. Written requests for candidates to participate in the early entry to kindergarten assessment process must be received by Joyce Farrell King, Supervisor Primary Education, by June 1, 2019.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Cheryl Yates, Supervisor of Early Childhood & Title I Programs (Pre-Kindergarten)


Joyce Farrell King, Supervisor of Primary Education (Kindergarten)


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