• Interested in Pre-school for your child? Click Here: LCPS Preschool Programs


    Do you suspect your child between the ages of 2 and 5 years old may have a disability and need special education services? Request a free developmental appointment by completing BOTH steps below (scroll down).

    Click here to register your child for Kindergarten LCPS Kindergarten Registration

    Please scroll down for directions to request an appointment with us. 

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  • Free developmental appointments are available for PRESCHOOL children ages 2 (by September 30) to 5 (NOT age-eligible or registered for Kindergarten). Once your child is age-eligible and registered for Kindergarten, please contact the school that they will be attending to discuss your concerns.  

  • Don't want an appointment? Just looking for some things to do and/or resources? Check out our 'Helpful Links', 'Helpful Links for Parents of Preschoolers During School Closure', 'While We Are At Home Together', and our 'Preschool Child Find Chat Presentation Series' tabs.

Request an Appointment: Please complete STEP 1 AND STEP 2

  • Failure to complete Step 1 AND Step 2 correctly will result in delays scheduling an appointment.

    Please be prepared to schedule an appointment within 10 days of completing both steps correctly.        

    STEP #1: Collect your preschool child's birth certificate, government issued photo ID for one parent, and proof of residency document (see tab to the left titled "Proof of Residency Documents"). 

    • Go to the LCPS District Online Pre-Registration page at LCPS Online Pre-Registration
      • Scroll down slightly until you find the titles ‘Families New to LCPS’ or ‘Parent of a Current LCPS Student’.
      • Follow the directions under the title that you fall under.
      • Once you have created your account and have logged in, choose Child Find Appointment Request from the menu and click Begin New Registration and Verification.

    You can find detailed directions for completing this step on the tab to the left titled "Detailed directions for completing registration (Step 1)". Again, failure to complete this form correctly, will result in delays in scheduling an appointment. If you need assistance with ParentVUE, more information can be found at the links on the left of the online registration page or by clicking this link:  LCPS ParentVUE

    We cannot schedule an appointment until all of the supporting documents are supplied. If you elect to provide a hard copy of the documents, you will need to bring the documents to the Preschool Child Find office BEFORE we can schedule an appointment.  

     Scroll down to complete Step 2. Both MUST be completed to schedule an appointment.

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    STEP #2: Please complete the Preschool Child Find Multi-Purpose Referral Form in detail via this link: Preschool Child Find Multi-Purpose Referral Form

    If your child attends preschool or daycare, please share the following link with the preschool teacher/daycare provider and ask them to complete it as soon as possible.  Preschool Teacher/Daycare Provider Input Report

    Once BOTH steps 1 & 2 are completed CORRECTLY and all of the documentation is provided, we will contact you to schedule an appointment.

    All initial appointments are held in person at the Preschool Child Find office located in The Historic Douglass High School Education and Development Campus, 407 East Market Street, Leesburg, VA 20176. 

    Questions? Contact us at preschoolchildfind@lcps.org or 571-252-2180