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How to Enroll

How to Enroll: Grades 1 - 12

Please Note: Student registration will be available online through the ParentVUE portal on April 17.

Please select the registration setup for 2023-2024 Enrollment (grades 1-12) if you are registering for the 2023-2024 school year.

4-Step Registration Process

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    Determine Eligibility

    Children age 6 by September 1 of the school year are eligible for enrollment.

    Students who are age 5 by September 1 should register for kindergarten.

    Residency

    School assignment is based on the bona fide residence of the student being enrolled. If you do not know what school your child should attend, please call the School Boundary Information line at 240-314-4710 or check their website at iqbhfn.skhomelifecare.com/departments/planning and click on “Find Your School.” 

    Verify age, identity, residency, and immunization compliance

    Parents registering their children for the first time in a Montgomery County public school must provide proof of age, identity, county residency and immunizations, unless homeless. Required immunizations must be completed within 20 days of registration.

    Students who have previously attended school should bring their latest report card, if available. Students receiving special education services should bring a copy of the current Individualized Education Program (IEP).

    International Admissions and Enrollment 

    Contact International Admissions and Enrollment at 240-740-4500 to begin the enrollment process when:

    • The student is age 7 or older by September 1 and has not attended school within the U.S. or a U.S. accredited school (i.e., Department of Defense school or an accredited American International school in a foreign country) within the past two years, or
    • The student does not live with a parent or legal guardian.
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    How would you Like to Register?
    1. Online
      1. You will need to create a ParentVue account here.
      2. If you have questions about online registration, here are helpful tips on how to Get Started with Online Registration
    2. Paper Forms
      1. Please contact your school directly. You can determine which school is assigned to your address by using the School Assignment Locator.
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    Important Documents
    1. Proof of Residency
    2. Identity of Person Enrolling Student and Relationship to Student
    3. Verification of Student's Age (5 to 20)
    4. Physical Examinations and Immunizations
    5. Acceptable Proof of Full Immunization Compliance

    Parents registering their children for the first time in a Montgomery County public school must provide proof of county residency, identity, age and immunizations, unless homeless. Required immunizations must be completed within 20 days of registration.

    Students who have previously attended school should bring their latest report card, if available. Students receiving special education services should bring a copy of the current Individualized Education Program (IEP).

    Examples of acceptable verification documentation

  4. 4
    School Contact
      1. Making an Appointment

    Families moving into Montgomery County during the summer should register their children as soon as possible. School offices are open year-round. It is recommended that you contact the school and schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

    List of schools

    MCPS has boundaries that determine your child’s home school. To determine which school serves your neighborhood, use the School Assignment Tool. You can also call the Boundary Information Line at 240-314-4700, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., Monday–Friday.

      1. Enrollment Confirmation

    Families who have elected to register online should expect to receive a confirmation email from the school in about a week, depending on the volume of registrations being processed.

Logging into ParentVue


Are you new to MCPS?

You will need to create a ParentVue account here. After creating a ParentVUE account, you will be prompted to register when you first log in.

Are you already an MCPS parent/guardian?

Follow this link to register online.

  1. You can use your ParentVUE account to access Online Registration.
  2. If you have not activated your ParentVUE account, contact your home school and they will send your login credentials.
  3. Forgot your login ID and/or password? Click on the Forgot Password link from the ParentVUE login page or Contact Community Support via e-mail at communitytechsupport@mcpsmd.org

Questions? Here is helpful information on how to Get Started with Online Registration.

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