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:
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.
March 21, 22, 28, 29 and April 11, 12,18 and 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road (enter at Gate 3)
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?
Parent photo ID
Child’s certified original birth certificate
Proof of income by providing one of the following documents:
2017 tax form
Letter from an employer indicating period of employment and salary for each working parent and all jobs worked
Two recent pay stubs for all jobs worked by any parent living in the home Note: If applicable, also bring SNAP, TANF, SSI, SSA,unemployment and child support documents.
Proof of residency by providing one of the following documents:
Rental lease for at least one year or deed of a residence in Chesterfield County
Contract or lease free of contingencies to occupy a Chesterfield County residence within two months of the date of enrollment
Resident manager’s letter on company letterhead stating that residence is a corporate residence in Chesterfield County
Weekly receipts for temporary residence in a hotel or motel for up to 60 days (requires renewal or evidence of more permanent residency within 60 days of enrollment) 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.
A limited number of prekindergarten spots are available. Applying does not guarantee acceptance. Applications received will be reviewed equally. 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, please 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.
Please download and print these forms, fill them out and bring them to apply for prekindergarten.