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Anne Arundel County Public Schools kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year will now be held at county elementary schools beginning April 26, 2017, instead of April 19, 2017, as previously announced.

Registration must be done in person at the school in which the child will be enrolled.

Children enrolling in kindergarten must be 5 years old by September 1, 2017. The following documents are required when registering a child for kindergarten:

  • the child’s original birth certificate or birth record
  • a copy of the child’s immunization record
  • two proofs of residency (rental or mortgage agreement and current utility bill)

For assistance in locating your assigned school, click on the Locate Your School link on the AACPS website or contact the AACPS Planning Office at 410-439-5683 or

Information about enrollment, kindergarten programs, and alternative programs is available here.

Parents should note that Maryland’s immunization law for children entering kindergarten and seventh grade has recently been updated.  All students entering kindergarten must have two varicella (chickenpox) vaccinations.

Parents/guardians with further questions or individual concerns can contact the Anne Arundel County Public Schools Early Childhood Office at 410-222-5441.