Guidelines for Applying for Early Entrance to PREKINDERGARTEN
The following are the Maryland State Department of Education age requirements for enrollment into prekindergarten:
Children admitted to the prekindergarten program in the public school shall be at least four (4) 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 prekindergarten if the child turns four (4) years of age between September 2 and October 15, of the school year for which they are requesting early entrance.
A parent/guardian must apply for early entrance into prekindergarten at their boundary prekindergarten site.
**Families must qualify for the prekindergarten program before applying for early entrance.**
2013-2014 Early Entrance to Prekindergarten Documents
Early Entrance to Prekindergarten Parent Guide
Early Entrance to Prekindergarten Application