Schools Hold Open Houses and Tours for Kindergarten Registration Season

Schools are holding a series of open houses this spring for families of rising kindergarteners. New families can tour prospective schools at the times listed below.

Kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year begins on Wednesday, April 3 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at all elementary schools. Registration forms can be completed online starting April 3. Alternatively, kindergarten registration packets can be picked up at elementary schools or downloaded from the ACPS website in late March. After April 3, all registration has to be completed in person at the school between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on normal school days.

Visit the ACPS Enrollment webpage for more information about enrollment.

Open Houses and Tours

Charles Barrett Elementary School
Friday, April 5 from 12:45 to 2 p.m.

Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School
Tuesday, April 23 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, May 21 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology
Tuesday, March 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

George Mason Elementary School
Wednesday, April 24 from 1:00 to 2 p.m.

Jefferson-Houston School
Thursday, April 11 from 9 to 10 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m.

Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy
Kindergarten tours take place the second Tuesday of every month at 8:30 a.m. Please call 703-706-4430 to sign up.

Douglas MacArthur Elementary School

Wednesday, March 27 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Matthew Maury Elementary School
Wednesday, February 27 from 9:00 to 10 a.m.

Mount Vernon Community School
Friday, March 22 from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Patrick Henry School
Wednesday, March 27 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School
Friday, March 8 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.

Don’t see your school listed?

Some schools have already had their open houses. Please contact your school directly if you would like to schedule a tour.

New to ACPS and not sure which is your home school?

Take a look at the Attendance Zone Locator to see which school your child will attend.

Do you know an incoming kindergarten parent?

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