You can begin the online registration process for students new to Howard County! It is recommended that you work on a laptop or desktop to complete registration. Cell phone registration is not recommended. For details about registration and enrollment, visit www.hcpss.org/enroll/. Please call our front office at 410-313-2550 or
email Rachel Maddock-Cosden and Nicole Moody at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com with questions.
Kindergarten is mandatory in Maryland, so if your child turns 5 by September 1, 2021, you must register your child for the 2022-23 school year. Parents or guardians are to register students at the school serving the address where the child’s parent or guardian resides. Information on neighborhood schools can be found through School Locator https://hcpss-gis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=b1d3153921514fbead0abb0f92090217 on the school system web site or by calling the Public Information Office at 410-313-6682.
Step 1: Register Online Here: https://sisparents.hcpss.org/PXP2_OEN_Login.aspx
Step 2: Complete registration online by providing the documents listed below. The registration process is easier if you upload them during online registration. Otherwise, you will be asked to submit them via email. Iphone users can scan documents through your notes app. (Images must be clear.) Required documents can be found here: https://www.hcpss.org/enroll/
**If you have a multi-family living arrangement, an appointment with our PPW, Catherine Chapman firstname.lastname@example.org is required.
A representative of the host family and guest family must be present for the appointment.
Prior Care - What type of schooling did your student have prior to Kindergarten? (Needs a value of 2. i.e. if PK for a half day (1) and with parent the other half (1) = 2 or PK full day = 2)
Language Survey Information:
Health Forms - These forms should be completed by your child's pediatrician and dentist and emailed to our cluster nurse email@example.com or health assistant firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the first day of school or as soon as your child has their 5 year check-up.
Resources From HCPSS
Off to Kindergarten Parent's Guide
Parent Notification of Screener (REQUIRED)
Parent Notification of Screener SPN
Parent Notification of Screener KOR
I'm Off to Kindergarten: A Guide for Kids and Their Families
A+ Student Letter for Incoming Kindergarten Students
The HCPSS Getting Ready for Kindergarten page includes resources to support kindergarten readiness and online registration, will be updated this winter with additional information and resources for families. This will include the information that is typically covered in the Road to Kindergarten live event, which includes information about kindergarten readiness, the kindergarten program, and registering children for school. We also encourage families to visit our Grade K Family and Community Resources page for more information about the kindergarten instructional program and ways families can support their children at home. The Prekindergarten Family and Community Resources page also contains resources for families and providers for children currently in their prekindergarten year. *Please note that HSES does not have a PK program. Please contact Worthington ES 410-313-2825 for more information about PK.