Prekindergarten applications are being accepted now for the 2017-18 school year. Chesterfield County Public Schools offers a limited number of prekindergarten spots to provide school-readiness skills to eligible children with the greatest need. Prekindergarten is offered in 20 elementary schools: Bellwood, Bensley, Beulah, Chalkley, Marguerite Christian, Crenshaw, Crestwood, A.M. Davis, Ecoff, Ettrick, Falling Creek, Harrowgate, Hening, Hopkins, Jacobs Road, Matoaca, Providence, Reams Road, Salem Church and Elizabeth Scott.
Children who will be 4 years old by Sept. 30, 2017, and who live in the attendance zone for any school noted above may apply for prekindergarten. There are no exceptions to age and residency requirements. Parents who are unsure which school zone they live in may call
804-318-8743 or visit mychesterfieldschools.com.
To apply, parents may take their children to any of the application opportunities listed below:
Children must accompany their parents when applying for prekindergarten in order to complete a brief screening. A health/physical form is not required until acceptance into the program. The child’s Social Security number is requested, and these items must be presented when applying:
A limited number of prekindergarten spots are available, and applying does not guarantee acceptance. Applications received by April 27 will be reviewed equally. Prekindergarten applications are taken year-round, and students who are not initially accepted are placed on a waiting list, in case a spot opens during the year.
For questions about prekindergarten registration, call 804-279-7357.