• Tuesday, January 22, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: PGCPS schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay.

    EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.
    We will re-evaluate at 6:30 a.m.

    Martes, el 22 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
    Revaluaremos a las 6:30 de la mañana.
PGCPS Lottery for Specialty Programs

Application Process

1.  Students must be county residents and have a valid Student Identification (ID) number in order to complete the lottery application. Applications will not be processed without this number.  

Follow the instructions below to obtain the student ID number:

For students CURRENTLY attending Prince George’s County Public Schools:  Locate the student number on your child’s report card, or go to your child’s current school and obtain the student ID number from the Registrar.

For students NEW to the school system: Parents and/or legal guardians may obtain a student ID number by going to their neighborhood school (click here) with following documents:

Inform the Registrar that you need a student ID number to complete the lottery application

Former students who are no longer attending or already have an ID number:
Parent or legal guardian should make sure their address and contact information is up-to-date by going to their neighborhood school (click here) and providing new proof of residency. 

2.  When completing an application, it is important to complete every section; failure to do so may hinder the processing of or completely void your application. 

3.  Applications will be accepted until 5pm on
March 12.     

4.  The lottery drawing will be held at the end of March.

5.  Lottery results can be viewed online beginning in April by visiting the Lottery Status & Updates (click here) page. 

6.  Placement notifications will be mailed to parents beginning the first week of April.

7.  A waiting list will be established for those applications not placed in a Specialty Program via the lottery. The waiting list remains active until September 30, at which time it expires. Continuous updates will not be provided. Notifications will be made only when space becomes available.

8.  Once the student is enrolled in a Specialty Program School, that student will not have to compete for his/her seat through the lottery for that program school again, if he/she remains enrolled. 

Pupil Accounting
14201 School Lane, Room 211
Upper  Marlboro,  MD 20772
301-952-6300 Phone
301-952-6784 Fax  


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