Steps to Register
Step 1 - Eligibility
Age Eligibility - A child may enter kindergarten if they turn five on or before September 30 of the year they enter school. The age requirement is set by Virginia law and LCPS is unable to make any exceptions.
In addition, if a student has not reached 20 years old on or before August 1st of the school year. Some students may qualify for an extension.
Residency Eligibility - Students must reside with a parent or court-appointed legal guardian in Loudoun County. Please refer to Special Registration Situations if you are not the legal parent. Step-parents are not eligible to enroll a student.
Residency - Students will attend the school zoned for their home/primary address. The school system may re-verify residency any year a student is enrolled in Loudoun County Public Schools.
If you wish to attend a school in another attendance zone, you must register at your zoned school and then request Special Permission. Please see Special Registration Situations for additional considerations.
Step 2 - Gather Documents
Parents registering their children must provide proof of age, identity, county residency and immunizations. Review Documents Needed to Register for examples of acceptable verification documentation.
If you are unable to produce these items, please contact Registration Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 571-252-2490.
To register with paper versions, Download Registration Forms or visit your child's zoned school for a registration packet.
Step 4 - Make Registration Appointment
Once you have completed pre-registration and have the documents needed for registration, the school registrar will contact you within 5 business days. If you are not contacted by your school registrar, please contact your school’s registrar directly to schedule a registration appointment. The Attendance Boundary E-Listing lists school phone numbers and directions for the child's zoned school.
A student registration is only considered complete when the parent or court-appointed legal guardian submits the required documentation in-person or virtually to the school.