Kindergarten and New Student Registration

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:30pm

The online registration process is now open for 2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration.  Please visit and click on "Enroll." Scroll down to step 4 to locate the link for online registration.  Once you complete the online process, please remember you must still plan to visit West Friendship Elementary during the week of March 11 - 15 to finalize your registration. Please come between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  No appointment is necessary.

You must bring the following documents:

  1. Birth certificate
  2. Current immunization record - must be a print out from the physician and signed
  3. Deed or lease to your home
  4. Current utility bill
  5. Photo ID of parent/guardian registering the student
  6. Proof of Custody (if applicable)

Please visit the Howard County Public School System website for complete information about enrollment and registration, There is also great information on Getting Ready for Kindergarten!

If you have a child currently attending an HCPSS Pre-K program, there is no need to register your student again for Kindergarten. However, please contact West Friendship Elementary with your child’s name and where they currently attend Pre-K.

Children registering for KINDERGARTEN in the fall of 2019 must be 5 years old by September 1.

  • Every child who is 5 years old by September 1 must be enrolled in a kindergarten program this fall or have an approved waiver.