News Release, Charles County Public Schools

Registration for the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Title I three-year-old program begins Monday, April 15 at county Title I elementary schools. Interested parents must schedule an appointment at their child’s zoned elementary school to complete the application process for the 2019-20 school year. Applications will be accepted by appointment only.

The program is located at C. Paul Barnhart,Dr. Gustavus Brown, IndianHead, Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy, J.P. Ryon, Dr. Samuel A. Mudd and Eva Turner elementary schools. The program serves Title I elementary schools and students must reside within Title I school zones to be eligible. Title I is a federal program that provides funding to schools based on the percentage of students qualifying for free- and reduced-price meals.

Children must attend the appointment with their parent, and will participate in an observation and skill assessment. Additionally, the completion of the application process does not guarantee program enrollment.

Children admitted to the three-year-old program must meet the following guidelines:

  • Reside in a Title I school zone;
  • Qualify for free- and reduced-price meals;
  • Demonstrate an academic need;
  • Must be 3 years old on or before Sept. 1; and
  • Be toilet trained at the time of the application.

No appointments will be made before April 15. Contact the CCPS Title I Office at 301-934-7408 with questions or for additional information. Parents can find out what school their address is zoned for by using the School Locator feature of the website atwww.ccboe.com. Contact the department of student services at 301-934-7326 if you need information about registering a child who is moving to the area.

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