Kindergarten Registration Begins!

It's Time for Kindergarten Registration!


Starting January 25, all FCPS elementary schools will be accepting registration for kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year.

A child must be 5 years old on or before August 1 to start kindergarten this fall in FCPS. There are other requirements and instructions families need to review at before proceeding. Once you've reviewed all registration requirements, you will click on the link for online registration on the webpage listed above.


Registration Flyer for Southern Elementary

Questions for Pupil Personnel staff: (859) 381-4130
Questions for Southern Elementary: (859) 381-3589
Resources for transitioning children to kindergarten: (859) 381-4307

To apply for preschool:
Families may apply online for the FCPS Preschool Program, and the district staff determines if a child is eligible. Please note that processing of 2021-2022 preschool applications does not begin until late April. Please refer to for more information.