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Chesterfield County Public Schools offers prekindergarten at several elementary schools to provide school readiness skills to eligible children with the greatest need. Children who will be four years old by Sept. 30 and who live in the school’s attendance zone may apply for prekindergarten. There are no exceptions to age and residency requirements. Prekindergarten is offered at the following elementary schools:

  • Bellwood Elementary
  • Bensley Elementary
  • Beulah Elementary
  • Bon Air Elementary
  • Chalkley Elementary
  • Marguerite Christian Elementary
  • Crenshaw Elementary
  • Crestwood Elementary
  • Curtis Elementary
  • A.M. Davis Elementary
  • Ecoff Elementary
  • Ettrick Elementary
  • Falling Creek Elementary
  • Harrowgate Elementary
  • Hening Elementary
  • Hopkins Elementary
  • Jacobs Road Elementary
  • Matoaca Elementary
  • Providence Elementary
  • Reams Road Elementary
  • Salem Church Elementary
  • Elizabeth Scott Elementary

If you are unsure which school zone you live in you can use the find my school feature.

PreK Application Dates, 2019-2020

Parents may take their children to any of the application opportunities listed below: choose the one that is most convenient. Acceptance into the program is based on need and not first come, first serve.

We will be accepting PreK applications for all 22 schools listed above at the locations listed below. It is important to note that your child must live in one of the school zones listed to be eligible to apply.


  • March 26th (9am – 2pm) and
  • March 28th (1-6 PM) –
    both at Bellwood Elementary (for all applicants)


  • April 10th (9am – 2pm) and
  • April 11th (1-6 PM) –both at Bellwood Elementary (for all applicants)


  • April 24th (1-6 PM) and
    April 25th (9am – 2pm) –
    both at Chesterfield Fairgrounds for all applicants


  • May 1st(1-6 PM)  and
  • May 2nd(9am – 2pm) –
    both at Chesterfield Fairgrounds for all applicants 

Your child must come with you when applying
Each child will be given a brief developmental screening.

What do you need to bring on application day?

  1. Your child
  2. Parent/Guardian photo ID and any applicable custody paperwork
  3. Child’s certified original birth certificate
  4. Proof of income by providing one of the following documents:
    • 2018 tax form with ALL W2’s AND two most recent pay stubs
    • Letter from an employer indicating period of employment and salary for each working.
    • Two recent pay stubs for all jobs worked by parent(s) living in the home
    • If applicable, bring SNAP, TANF, SSI, SSA, unemployment and child support documents.
  5. Proof of residency by providing one of the documents listed on the Registration page.
    Note: Parents submitting a “lives with” form must bring the person they live with, and that person must provide a lease, deed or one of the other proofs of residency. The parent of the incoming student must provide two documents with his or her correct name and address.
  6. For children receiving Special Education Services, current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) paperwork should be provided.

Additional information

A limited number of prekindergarten spots are available. Applying does not guarantee acceptance.Availability of classrooms is dependent upon funding availability and community need and may be subject to change.

Prekindergarten applications are taken year-round. Students who are not initially accepted are placed on a waiting list, in case a spot opens during the year. If you have questions, call .

Chesterfield County Public Schools does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, religion, disability or national origin in employment or in its educational programs and activities.

Prekindergarten Forms

Please download and print these forms, fill them out and bring them to apply for prekindergarten.