Registration is open for Prekindergarten and Head Start for the 2023-2024 school year. Children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2023, and families must be income-eligible to apply. Families can register their children online or in person. For families who want to register in person, weekday and weekend locations are open through March 31:
- Rocking Horse Road Center, 4910 Macon Road, Rockville: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
- Upcounty Regional Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; extended hours Wednesdays March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, until 7 p.m.
- East County Community Center, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
- White Oak Community Recreation Center, 1700 April Lane, Silver Spring: Mondays and Fridays 9 a.m. –4 p.m. and Wednesdays, March 1,8,15,22 and 29 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Long Branch Community Recreation Center, 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 9 a.m. –4 p.m.
- Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Recreation Center, 2450 Lyttonsville Road, Silver Spring: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. –4 p.m.
Registration is also still open for the current 2022-2023 school year. For more information about eligibility guidelines, required documents and how to register online, call 240-740-4530 or visit the MCPS website. Prek, Head Start Registration, 2023-2024. When and Where to Register, 2023-2024