2021-2022 Registration Information

Frequently Asked Questions:

1.    I have a child who is already in preschool at Mullen Elementary School.  Do I need to complete the registration process again online?

a.    No.  If you have a child who will be entering kindergarten during the 2021-2022 school year and they are currently in preschool, there is nothing that you need to do.  Their enrollment will roll over because they are already in our system.  Your child will need to get their 5-year physical and updated immunizations.  If you already have a ParentVue account with siblings, you will need to add your kindergartner to that account.

 

2.    I have a child who will be entering kindergarten during the 2021-2022 school year and this is their first-time attending Mullen Elementary School.  What do I need to do?

a.    You will need to register your child online.  You can find more information about the process on this website by clicking here.    Please Refer To The Registration Homepage for additional registration information.  

3.    I have a child who will be entering preschool during the 2021-2020 school.  What do I need to do?

a.    If you are a new parent to Mullen Elementary School or you already have a student here.  You can find more information about the process on this website by clicking herePlease Refer To The PWCS Preschool Registration Homepage for additional registration information.  

Step 1: Find Your Zoned School

Parents should enroll their child in school as soon as they arrive in Prince William County. Use the Find Your School tool. 

  • Parents whose students are currently enrolled in any PWCS preschool program (preschool or special education) do not need to complete the online kindergarten registration process. Instead they should contact the registrar for the school where their student will attend for kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year.
  • If you have additional questions about school enrollment, you may contact your zoned school.  A list of school websites can be found  under the Select a School tab at the top of the PWCS homepage.

Find Your School

 

Step 2: Assemble Documents Needed To Register Your Student

You need:

  1. Your student's original birth certificate or certified copy (with a raised seal.) For purposes of official business, you'll want to obtain a certified (raised seal) birth certificate from the Department of Public Health or Vital Records Office where the student's birth took place. This is also often described as an "official" copy. If you do not have a certified copy of your student's Virginia birth certificate please visit the Virginia Department of Health website for assistance.

  2. A deed or lease for your home or a contract for a new home (if you do not have a deed, lease or contract please read Regulation 711-3 for more information about documenting your residency in Prince William County).

  3. Two additional documents to prove your residency selected from the following:

    • Valid Virginia driver’s license with current address
    • Car registration
    • Utility bill or utility hook-up documentation
    • Personal property tax bill
    • Bank statement
    • Payroll stub
    • Voter registration
    • Car or Homeowners Insurance policy statement or card
    • Other documentary evidence sufficient to prove residency
  4. Proof of Required Immunizations
  5. Negative results of a tuberculosis screening test for students who have been outside the United States or U.S. territories for three or more consecutive months during the five years prior to the registration date. Learn more about tuberculosis screening.
  6. A comprehensive physical examination for students in grades K-5 performed within 12 months prior to the date the student first enters public school. The Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Department of Health require documentation on the School Entrance Health Form MCH 213G (PDF) prior to enrollment. For more information visit:  

Virginia Department of Education - School Entrance Requirements

  1. A copy of the current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) for students receiving special education services.
  2. Custody documents, if applicable.

Step 3: Register Online

Parents should select instructions for existing families when any of the following are true:

  • The parent has a student(s) currently enrolled in a PWC school or program.
  • The parent has a student(s) who was previously enrolled in a PWC school or was previously evaluated at a central office location.
  • The parent had a parent account at any time in PWCS.

Please select the button below that applies to your family.   

Instructions for New Parents Instructions for Existing Parents Register My Kindergarten Student

 

Step 4: Contact The School To Make A Registration Appointment

After completing the online registration process, contact the registrar at your student's zoned school.  Below are the email contacts for each school level. 

Elementary School Middle School High School

Click here for more information

Preschool Registration Process

Step 1: Complete The 2021-22 Online Registration For Preschool Through ParentVue

·         Directions for Existing PWCS Parents

·         Directions for New PWCS Parents

Step 2: Upload The Following Documents During The Online Registration Process:  

·         Main Proof of Residency: Acceptable documents include a lease, rental agreement, mortgage statement, or deed. 

·         2 Additional Proofs of Residency: Acceptable documents include a copy of the parent's Drivers License, car registration, utility bill, tax bill, or other official bill or statement listing the residence and parent's name.  

·         Copy of your child's Birth Certificate

·         Child's Immunization Record

·         Child's most current Physical Exam

Step 3: Complete A Phone Interview With A Preschool Family Service Worker.

·         Once registrations are received, families will be contacted to review eligibility. 

·         During the phone interview, you will be asked to provide proof of household income: Acceptable documents include a copy of income taxes, W2 statement, recent paystub, child support statement, TANF or SSI statement, retirement statement, or employer letter stating gross income. 

Step 4: Notice Of Acceptance And Completion Of Orientation.

·         Selections for the Preschool Program begin in May, and continue until classes are filled. Children are accepted according to enrollment criteria to ensure that children with the highest need receive priority. Enrollment criteria are based on multiple factors and are set by federal and state guidelines.

·         Children who live within school boundaries served receive first priority. Out of area children whose parents are willing to provide transportation may be accepted if space remains after all eligible children are selected. 

·         When children are officially accepted, parents complete a Parent Orientation and are asked to submit any missing documents, to include:

o     Complete physical exam (within the past 12 months)

o    Complete immunization records

o    Any medical plans needed for asthma, food allergies, or other medical conditions

o    Complete proof of address documents (a total of three required)

Please contact the Preschool Office with questions or for assistance completing the Online Registration process.

EmailPreKPrograms@pwcs.edu

Phone: 703-791-8708

 

 

Prince William County Public Schools Registration Process

Step 1: Find Your Zoned School

Parents should enroll their child in school as soon as they arrive in Prince William County. Use the Find Your School tool. 

  • Parents whose students are currently enrolled in any PWCS preschool program (preschool or special education) do not need to complete the online kindergarten registration process. Instead they should contact the registrar for the school where their student will attend for kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year.
  • If you have additional questions about school enrollment, you may contact your zoned school.  A list of school websites can be found  under the Select a School tab at the top of the PWCS homepage.

Find Your School

 

Step 2: Assemble Documents Needed To Register Your Student

You need:

  1. Your student's original birth certificate or certified copy (with a raised seal.) For purposes of official business, you'll want to obtain a certified (raised seal) birth certificate from the Department of Public Health or Vital Records Office where the student's birth took place. This is also often described as an "official" copy. If you do not have a certified copy of your student's Virginia birth certificate please visit the Virginia Department of Health website for assistance.

  2. A deed or lease for your home or a contract for a new home (if you do not have a deed, lease or contract please read Regulation 711-3 for more information about documenting your residency in Prince William County).

  3. Two additional documents to prove your residency selected from the following:

    • Valid Virginia driver’s license with current address
    • Car registration
    • Utility bill or utility hook-up documentation
    • Personal property tax bill
    • Bank statement
    • Payroll stub
    • Voter registration
    • Car or Homeowners Insurance policy statement or card
    • Other documentary evidence sufficient to prove residency
  4. Proof of Required Immunizations
  5. Negative results of a tuberculosis screening test for students who have been outside the United States or U.S. territories for three or more consecutive months during the five years prior to the registration date. Learn more about tuberculosis screening.
  6. A comprehensive physical examination for students in grades K-5 performed within 12 months prior to the date the student first enters public school. The Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Department of Health require documentation on the School Entrance Health Form MCH 213G (PDF) prior to enrollment. For more information visit:  

Virginia Department of Education - School Entrance Requirements

  1. A copy of the current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) for students receiving special education services.
  2. Custody documents, if applicable.

Step 3: Register Online

Parents should select instructions for existing families when any of the following are true:

  • The parent has a student(s) currently enrolled in a PWC school or program.
  • The parent has a student(s) who was previously enrolled in a PWC school or was previously evaluated at a central office location.
  • The parent had a parent account at any time in PWCS.

Please select the button below that applies to your family.   

Instructions for New Parents Instructions for Existing Parents Register My Kindergarten Student

 

Step 4: Contact The School To Make A Registration Appointment

After completing the online registration process, contact the registrar at your student's zoned school.  Below are the email contacts for each school level. 

Elementary School Middle School High School

Click here for more information

Step 1: Complete The 2021-22 Online Registration For Preschool Through ParentVue

·         Directions for Existing PWCS Parents

·         Directions for New PWCS Parents

Step 2: Upload The Following Documents During The Online Registration Process:  

·         Main Proof of Residency: Acceptable documents include a lease, rental agreement, mortgage statement, or deed. 

·         2 Additional Proofs of Residency: Acceptable documents include a copy of the parent's Drivers License, car registration, utility bill, tax bill, or other official bill or statement listing the residence and parent's name.  

·         Copy of your child's Birth Certificate

·         Child's Immunization Record

·         Child's most current Physical Exam

Step 3: Complete A Phone Interview With A Preschool Family Service Worker.

·         Once registrations are received, families will be contacted to review eligibility. 

·         During the phone interview, you will be asked to provide proof of household income: Acceptable documents include a copy of income taxes, W2 statement, recent paystub, child support statement, TANF or SSI statement, retirement statement, or employer letter stating gross income. 

Step 4: Notice Of Acceptance And Completion Of Orientation.

·         Selections for the Preschool Program begin in May, and continue until classes are filled. Children are accepted according to enrollment criteria to ensure that children with the highest need receive priority. Enrollment criteria are based on multiple factors and are set by federal and state guidelines.

·         Children who live within school boundaries served receive first priority. Out of area children whose parents are willing to provide transportation may be accepted if space remains after all eligible children are selected. 

·         When children are officially accepted, parents complete a Parent Orientation and are asked to submit any missing documents, to include:

o     Complete physical exam (within the past 12 months)

o    Complete immunization records

o    Any medical plans needed for asthma, food allergies, or other medical conditions

o    Complete proof of address documents (a total of three required)

Please contact the Preschool Office with questions or for assistance completing the Online Registration process.

EmailPreKPrograms@pwcs.edu

Phone: 703-791-8708