New to the Country
International and/or multilingual families who need assistance utilizing the online system for enrollment, please contact the International Office 240-236-8761 (for grades K-5) or 240-236-8765 (for grades 6-12).
The FCPS Multilingual Education Program assists in pre-enrolling students who:
During pre-enrollment, the International Office will administer an English language placement test to determine their level of English proficiency.
When pre-enrolling a student, the FCPS International office can provide notary services and help check and fill out all the paperwork needed at school:
Additional forms for grades 6-12 only:
Note: English Learner (EL) services are not mandatory but are highly recommended. Federal and state law require school systems to offer EL services.
Below is a link with directions to the FCPS International Office:
Frederick County Public Schools value the benefits of welcoming foreign exchange students through the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET), as these experiences contribute to the diversity of our classrooms and schools.
2023-2024 School Year
Frederick County Public Schools will be accepting applications for the enrollment of foreign exchange students for the 2023-2024 school year. We value the benefits of welcoming foreign exchange students through the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET), as these experiences contribute to the diversity of our classrooms and schools. Please see FCPS Regulation 400-74: Enrollment of Foreign Exchange Students for program details.
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