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School system announces adjusted registration process

May 14th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

In light of school closures due to COVID-19, Allegany County Public Schools will be providing an adjusted initial registration process for students entering Pre-kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Grade 1 students new to ACPS.  Parents can choose to complete the Online Registration Form, which can be found here, or receive necessary paper copies at their home school site during scheduled lunch and learning packet pick-up times.  

 

All parents will need to submit the required documentation (outlined below) by sending copies in the mail to their child's home school or by making an appointment to take the documents to the school when they can re-open.  Please be advised that registrations are not considered complete until all documentation is submitted and approved.  

 

Parents of children entering kindergarten who wish to apply for the partial Chinese Immersion Program at West Side Elementary School should contact the principal by email at shannon.green@acpsmd.org.  Please contact your child’s home school with any questions or concerns.

 

Pre-k Required Documentation

  • Proof of Residence (current utility bill, signed lease agreement, mortgage statement, bank statement, insurance statement, income tax form, pay stub). In instances where the owner/lessee of the home where the child lives is not the parent/guardian of the child, the owner/lessee of the home will provide a signed, notarized statement verifying the child resides at that address plus one proof of residence listed above. 
  • Copy of Child’s Birth Certificate
  • Child’s Social Security Number
  • Child’s Immunization Record

PRIORITY STATUS for Pre-kindergarten is given to students who qualify based on income guidelines.  Income eligibility criteria to attend public pre-kindergarten is based on Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.06.02..01.To be considered for Priority 1 status, please provide Monthly Household Income (Before Taxes). Acceptable documentation includes:  Income Verification (W2, current pay stub(s), unemployment document, SSI documentation, or federal income tax form.

 

Kindergarten / Grade 1 Required Documentation

  • Proof of Residence (current utility bill, signed lease agreement, mortgage statement, bank statement, insurance statement, income tax form, pay stub).  In instances where the owner/lessee of the home where the child lives is not the parent/guardian of the child, the owner/lessee of the home will provide a signed, notarized statement verifying the child resides at that address plus one proof of residence listed above.
  • Copy of Child’s Birth Certificate
  • Child’s Social Security Number
  • Child’s Immunization Record

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