There are no attendance boundaries assigned to charter schools. Students may apply to attend any charter school of choice.
Transportation to and from charter schools is not provided by Prince George's County Public Schools. Charter Schools may opt to offer transportation at cost to the parent. Transportation is the sole responsibility of the parent.
Enrolling in a Charter School- Please note that YOU MUST have your child's student Identification number at least 48 hours or more in advance of the close of the application.
If you are currently living in Prince George’s County but your child is not enrolled in a Prince George's County Public School, you will need to obtain a Prince George's County Public School issued student number for your child – this number is required to complete the charter school lottery application. You do not need to withdraw your child from the school currently attending in order to get this number. If you currently residing in Prince George's County Public School and your child attends a non-public school, you will need to provide the most recent report card as part of entry or re-entry into the Prince George's County Public Schools.
Proof of residence is a prerequisite of admission to the public schools. Such proof must have the name and address of the person registering the student listed. It must also be provided to school personnel with any change in residence or any change in schools. The person who is registering a student in Prince George’s County Public Schools for the first time must complete an Affidavit of Disclosure, as required by law, verifying their legal residence.
Proof of residence may be established by any of the following documents: settlement papers, lease agreement, rental receipt, deed of property, or a tax assessment bill. The documents must be originals, not copies. If there is a question regarding the validity of one of the proofs, school personnel may require additional information, such as a recent utility bill or employment verification. An individual may only have one principal residence and that residence is used to determine school assignments. In general, PGCPS follows the provisions of Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) to determine the principal residence.
Please note that YOU MUST have your child's student Identification number at least 48 hours or more in advance of the close of the application.
Contact the school assigned for your home address to make arrangements to obtain the student number. Your home school can be found by visiting School Finder.