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Enroll RPS

Enroll RPS is the hub for families seeking to enroll in Richmond Public Schools, as well as participate in our annual school application processes.

For newly enrolling families, if there is another language other than, or in addition to, English spoken in your home, please contact the Welcome Center to determine eligibility for English Learner (EL) services. You can contact the Welcome Center via phone, 804-230-2980 or email, welcomecenter@rvaschools.net. The Welcome Center will also follow up with any enrolled family who may be eligible for EL services. 

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Enrollment

Richmond Public Schools Preschool offers full-day, high-quality early childhood education to eligible 3 and 4 year old children living in the City of Richmond. Families may apply and are placed in a program based on eligibility requirements. The application process opens each spring and runs throughout the school year as space is available.

Learn more about preschool enrollment

All kindergarten through 12th grade students who are new to RPS (including kindergarten students who attended RPS Preschool) must enroll online via Enroll RPS. Students who move between RPS school zones during the year may transfer online via Enroll RPS. Enrollment for SY2021-2022 is open now.

Learn More about k-12 Enrollment 

School Applications

Students may participate in our annual school applications processes (open enrollment, specialty schools and programs, regional governor's schools, and the Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts lottery) for admission to an out-of-zone school. 

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RPS students are assigned to a school zone based on their home address. To identify your child's zone school(s), enter your address in our school locator by clicking the button below.

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Questions? Contact us at enrollrps@rvaschools.net!