Student Registration

New student and kindergarten registration

New Families

We look forward to meeting new families!

If you are new to the area, you can enroll your student(s) throughout the school year and during the summer months. Please contact our registrar, Fran Peckham, at 703-713-3008 or by email at fpeckham@fcps.edu. She will let you know what items to bring with you to register and will schedule a time for you to come to the office. You can also access registration forms through the FCPS website. 

If any of the following apply to your family, please contact the Reston/Lake Anne Office at 11484 Washington Plaza West Suite 310, Reston VA 20190, 703-668-0690, (or email Patricia Durish, pmdurish@fcps.edu) before coming to Coates Elementary.

  • Home languages other than English
  • Foreign exchange students requiring I-20 student visas
  • Students whose natural parents or legally adoptive parents do not reside in Fairfax County
  • Tuition-paying student
  • Students in foster care placed by other Virginia counties or by out-of-state agency

Kindergarten Registration

A child may enter kindergarten if he or she turns five on or before September 30 of the year he or she enters school.

Coates will have information available in late March or early April for parents of incoming kindergarteners, and we'll be holding orientation sessions. Please contact our registrar, Fran Peckham, at 703-713-3008 or by email at fpeckham@fcps.edu.

Translation Services

Registration requirements documents and translations are available on this page in English, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese. For recorded information about registration, please call 703-204-6795. 

Additional Information

Should you have any questions regarding registering your student, please contact our registrar, Fran Peckham, at 703-713-3008 or by email at fpeckham@fcps.edu.