Eligibility for Entering School:
GPP&K follows the age eligibility cut-off dates set by the State of Maryland. Your child MUST turn 3 by September 1,the year that they begin school to be in a Three Year Class. Children MUST be 4 by September 1, to be placed in a Four Year Old Pre-Kindergarten Class. All children entering our State Approved Kindergarten Program MUST turn 5 by September 1, the year they start Kindergarten. There are no exceptions.
For the Afternoon Three's Plus - Older 3s/Young 4s class or Afternoon Pre-Kindergarten Plus - Older 4s/Young 5s class, children must turn 3 by March 31st, to qualify and enroll for the M/W/F afternoon 3s Plus class. To qualify to enroll in the afternoon Pre-Kindergarten Plus class children must turn 4 by March 31st.
ALL CHILDREN MUST BE COMPLETELY TOILET TRAINED, NO DIAPERS, 'PULL-UPS', OR DISPOSABLE PANTS ARE ALLOWED IN SCHOOL.
A confirmation of the enrollment and a medical form will promptly be mailed back to you.
State of Maryland requires children have a completed medical exam and immunization form on file before the day they start Preschool or Kindergarten. Medical Forms must be completed and signed by the doctor and MAILED to the school BY AUGUST 1. Medical forms can be found below and printed.
The Preschool & Kindergarten does not discriminate on the basis of race, color or national origin, in the hiring of its staff or the registration of children.