Preschool and Kindergarten Registration

Where and When:

Registration has been postponed due to the COVID-19 safety guidelines and school closures.  Please check back for more information as it becomes available.

Your Child’s ZONED School

April 14 & 15: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
April 16: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
April 17: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Eastside Enhancement Center, Dinwiddie
April 18: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Ragsdale Community Center, McKenney
April 18: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

K Registration Flyer English

Alternate View – English Flyer

K Registration Flyer Spanish

Alternate View – Spanish Flyer

School Locations:

Who: Preschool aged children 3* and 4*, or kindergarten aged children 5 years old (on or before September 30, 2020)

What do I need to bring? At the time of registration, you will need:

  • Valid Photo ID (for parent or guardian)
  • AsteriskIncome Verification (W-2, 1040, TANF or SSI statement) for preschool registration
  • Original birth certificate
  • Social security number
  • Record of immunizations
  • School Entrance Health form (prior to school opening)
  • Proof of residency (see below for more information)
  • Custody papers (if applicable)

AsteriskNote: Registration of 3 and 4 years old does not guarantee program admittance.  Certain restrictions apply.  Enrollment is dependent upon meeting program criteria.  Only a limited number of preschool spots are available.  Preschool i s not first-come first-served.  Students who are not initially accepted are placed on a waiting list.

What is proof of residency?

  • Deed, Lease or Mortgage statement
  • Current utility bill (water, electricity, gas)
  • Two additional legal documents with current address
  • Proof of Residency Form (if the parent/legal guardian(s) name is not on the lease, mortgage statement or deed)

More Information

Preschool Joint Application and Registration Forms
Additional Information About KindergartenPreschool Programs Information

Note: All forms and documentation are needed before the child(ren) may start the official school year.

For more information, please contact:

  • Penny L. Brooks, Coordinator of Early Learning and Literacy for DCPS at (804) 469-4190 or pbrooks@dcpsnet.org
  • Tracey Michalek, Family & Community Partnership Coordinator for the Improvement Association at 804-469-4495, ext. 209 or tirvin@impassoc.org