Kindergarten Registration

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Kindergarten Registration:
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 1 pm

Your child must be 5 years old by September 30, 2017.

After March 15, parents may register their kindergarten-age child by visiting the elementary school their child will attend between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. This is an opportunity for parents to receive assistance with the registration process, present required documentation, and learn more about our kindergarten program. Parents do not need to bring their child with them on this visit. Schools will follow up with registered families to schedule time to bring students in for an introduction to the school, the school bus, and other fun activities.

For more detailed information about the kindergarten registration process, please contact the school your child will attend.

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Registration Steps

  1. Determine your Eligibility for Enrollment
    To enroll as a kindergartener for the 2017-2018 school year, your child must be 5 years old by September 30, 2017 and reside in Albemarle County.
  2. Determine your School Attendance Area
    Albemarle County Public Schools determines which of our 16 elementary schools your child will attend for kindergarten based on your physical (home) address.
  3. Complete the Registration Form
    Albemarle County Public Schools utilizes an online registration form to collect the majority of information used to enroll your child in one of our schools.
  4. Present Required Documentation
    The Commonwealth of Virginia and Albemarle County Public Schools requires you to provide certain required documents in order to enroll your child in kindergarten.

For answers to the most frequently asked questions about registering your child to attend Albemarle County Public Schools, or to find contact information for individuals who can assist with the registration process, please visit our Registration FAQs page.

For links to additional documents and other important information that would be helpful as you prepare for your child to start school, please visit our Additional Registration Information page.

For assistance registering a child who was not born in the United States or speaks a language other than English, or if the documents needed for school registration were issued in a foreign country, contact the International and ESOL Office at 434-296-6517.

Para asistencia bilingüe, o para más información, llame 434-296-6517.


Ms. Debora Collins
Assistant Director for Student Learning
Albemarle County Public Schools
401 McIntire Road, Room 333
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: 434-296-5820