Don’t delay! Enroll an incoming kindergartner today

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The first day of school is rapidly approaching. If a family has a child entering kindergarten in Chesterfield County, they are strongly encouraged to register today to help ensure a smooth start to the first day of school. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30 of the school year to be eligible to attend kindergarten.

Online kindergarten registration will remain open through Sept. 8. To register a rising kindergartener online, visit and click the green “Begin Preregistration Online” button. Once the preregistration form is complete, parents will be contacted by their child’s school to follow up with an in-person appointment. Online registration will save families time during their in-person visit.

Have questions about the online registration process? Visit for a list of frequently asked questions that will help guide you through registering your child.

Don’t delay! Enroll a new-to-Chesterfield County student today

Don’t wait until the last minute to enroll your child in Chesterfield County Public Schools — act now to help your child have a strong start to the 2020-21 school year!

Families with students who are new to Chesterfield County or who are attending a school in Chesterfield County for the first time are strongly encouraged to register their student today. Registering today will help allow school division staff members to create appropriate schedules for students on the first day of school.

Need more information? Visit engagement/preparing-for-school/student-registration/.


Sept. 8 is the first day of school for all students

Sept. 8 will be the first day of school for all Chesterfield County students, a change from the originally adopted 2020-21 school calendar.

Since all students will be starting in a virtual learning environment, the School Board decided the staggered start days at the beginning of the school year were no longer needed this year. Families can find the updated calendar at

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