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Resources for Parents

Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) is committed to parental, family and community involvement in the educational process. This information is for parents and guardians of HCPS students. You will find how to register your child for school, school information and how to find a specific school.

Stay connected: visit our Communications site for ways you can stay up to date with all HCPS news and events.

Read more about when your child will be off school by reviewing our school calendars.

If you have questions or concerns contact us.

If you are new to the Harford County area, please visit our About webpages for more information.

Early Childhood


Children moving into the community during the school year or during the summer should register as soon as possible. Application for prekindergarten and kindergarten registration for students takes place on the first Friday in May. Other students can be registered at any time, however, parents/guardians are asked to call the school to arrange for an appointment for registering their children. To read more about the HCPS registration process and documents you may need click here .

Food and Nutrition Information

All schools offer breakfast and lunch programs. Menus are distributed through the schools, announced via local newspapers, to view our menus, click here. Read more about our food and nutrition program.