Early Admission to Kindergarten

Guidelines for Applying for Early Entrance to KINDERGARTEN Early Entrance to Kindergarten Information for 2016-2017 is Here! 

 The following are the Maryland State Department of Education age requirements for enrollment into kindergarten (Education Article, §7-101, Admission of Students, COMAR 13A.08.01.02, Age for School Attendance):  

Children admitted to the kindergarten program in the public school shall be at least five (5) years old on or before September 1 of the school year in which they apply for entrance.  

A parent/guardian may make a request for early entrance into kindergarten if the child turns five (5) years of age between September 2 and October 15, of the school year for which they are requesting early entrance.    

Parents/guardians must apply for early entrance into kindergarten at their boundary school. 

Early Entrance to Kindergarten Brochure 


No applications for early entrance will be accepted after June 1st.






Andreia Searcy, Instructional Supervisor

Owens Road Elementary
1616 Owens Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Last modified: 5/22/2016 9:17:47 PM