New Student Registration for Grades 1-12

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  • All registration steps, including the enrollment form and providing documentation, must be completed for a child to be able to start school.


    How to Enroll

    1. Find your zoned school

     If you don’t know the school for which you are zoned, use the Attendance Zone Locator to find your school.

    2. Gather the required documents.

    3. Complete the enrollment forms.

    Complete the Online Student Registration Form for 2020-21 in English | Español  


    Download and print an enrollment packet in English (PDF) | Español (PDF) | Amharic (PDF) | Arabic (PDF).

    4. In-person verification of the required documents.

    Starting July 15, 2020, families are required to make an appointment at one of three registration sites.


    West End Registration Site


    For enrollment into:

    Francis C. Hammond Middle School

    Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School

    James K. Polk Elementary School

    John Adams Elementary School

    Patrick Henry K-8 School

    Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School

    William Ramsay Elementary School

    T.C. Williams High School


    East End Registration Site

    East end

    For enrollment into:

    George Washington Middle School

    Charles Barrett Elementary School

    Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology

    Douglas MacArthur Elementary School

    George Mason Elementary School

    Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 IB School

    Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy

    Matthew Maury Elementary School

    Mount Vernon Community School

    T.C. Williams High School


    English Learner Student Registration Site

    English Learner Student



  • Need Help?

    School registrars can help you complete the process. Please email the registrar at your child’s zoned/new school if you need assistance or have questions.

    Students with a primary home language other than English may contact the Office of English Learner Services at 703-619-8022 or for assistance in completing the online forms.

    See the Registration FAQ for more information.


    ADA accommodations

    If you need ADA accommodations, please call the Department of Student Services, Alternative Programs and Equity at 703-619-8034.