How to Enroll

School Year 2022-2023 Enrollment

Enrollment begins Friday, April 1, 2022.
Please do not attempt to enroll your student(s) prior to Friday, April 1, 2022.

To access and complete the enrollment packet go to

Please contact the Janney Enrollment Team with questions:
Ms. Tawana Franklin,
Ms. Kim Calnan-Crismali, 


General Information

Students who live within the Janney Elementary School boundary may enroll beginning Friday, April 1, 2022. To determine if you are in the Janney boundary, please refer to the DCPS website.

Families must provide proof of residency when completing the enrollment packet. For a list of the acceptable proof visit the DCPS website. All students must provide certification of immunizations each year by the first day of school; however, you may enroll before the health forms are completed.

All information should be submitted online through the DCPS website. If you need assistance, please contact the Janney Enrollment Team Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.


Applying to Pre-Kindergarten

Pre-K attendance is not compulsory in Washington, DC. DCPS does not guarantee spots in schools for all students. Janney uses the DCPS Lottery System to allocate available Pre-K spots. All interested students, no matter where they live, must enter the Pre-K lottery to obtain a Pre-K spot at Janney.

To apply for the Pre-K lottery, please visit DCPS Lottery System. Lottery results are released on April 1, 2022 to families that have received a match. Matched families have until May 2, 2022 to accept their matched offer and to enroll their student(s). 


Applying to Kindergarten through Grade 5

Families who live within the Janney boundary may enroll their child(ren) at any time during the school year. Any child living in-boundary is guaranteed placement in Kindergarten-Grade 5. All children must be age-appropriate for their respective grade on or before September 30, 2022. For example: a child must be 5 years old on or before September 30 to enter Kindergarten.

Families who live out of boundary to Janney may apply through the DCPS Lottery System.

Applying to Grade 6

Sixth grade students may enroll at the Alice Deal Middle School.