Enrolling in a Charter School Lottery

  If you are currently living in Prince George’s County but your child is not enrolled in a public school, you will need to obtain a Prince George's County Public School issued student number for your child  – this number is required to complete the charter school lottery applicationYou do not need to withdraw your child in order to get this number. 

  • Contact the school assigned for your home address to make arrangements to obtain the student number.  School Finder  
  • Bring your child's original birth certificate and your proof of Prince George's County residence (you may use your deed or settlement papers or a lease or rental agreement.  If you have residence other than the aforementioned please call the Pupil Accounting School Boundaries Office at 301-952-6300 for information on what documents to provide as your proof of residence).  
  • Inform the Secretary/Registrar that you need a student number to apply for the lottery.  Remain at the school until the number is issued by the Secretary/Registrar.  
  • Use this number for application for your child to enter a Charter School. 

My child is already a student in Prince George's County Public Schools - where would I find the student number? 
Look at your child's report card.  The student number is a 9 digit number starting with 000 or 10.  Or you can GO TO your child's school with proof of identity and request the student number.


Charter School Office
Lake Arbor Area Office
10205 Lake Arbor Way
Mitchellville, MD 20721

Loretta White-Khaalid
Executive Assistant
Charter Schools


Last modified: 2/28/2012 5:18:17 PM