Kindergarten and Pre-K information:
Pre-K classrooms are currently offered at 17 schools in the district: Barksdale, Byrns Darden, Cumberland Heights, Glenellen, Hazelwood, Kenwood, Liberty, Minglewood, Montgomery Central, Moore Magnet, Norman Smith, Northeast, Ringgold, Rossview, St. Bethlehem, West Creek, and Woodlawn Elementary Schools. For information about Pre-K programs and how to register your child, contact Theressa Powell at (931) 648-5653 ext. 1005 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Incoming Kindergartners will need the following documentation for registration: birth certificate, immunization records, and evidence of a complete medical exam. Other documentation may be requested by the school.
According to the State Department of Education, children entering kindergarten shall be five (5) years of age on or before August 15th for the 2014-15 school year.
For families with students who have never attended Clarksville Montgomery County Schools, parents can begin the PRE-registration process online.
To complete the pre-registration process, parents may need to go to their zoned school with necessary documents:
A birth certificate or other proof of date of birth (State law requires that a copy of a student’s birth certificate be in their cumulative folder. Schools can accept other proof of date of birth for registration, but the parent/guardian needs to provide a copy of the child’s birth certificate.
Student's Tennessee Immunization Record:
A complete medical exam for the first-time enrollee is required. (Evidence of completed exam must be presented upon registration). See the Student Health Info page for more information.
Two (2) proof of residence documents (Example: water bill, electric bill, lease agreement, etc.) - Other residency information also may be requested by the school.
Proof of Custody (if requested by school)- Power of Attorney For Care of a Minor Child form (required in certain circumstances.) Custody documents are required on a case-by-case basis.
The Tennessee Department of Health has issued new immunization requirements, and a new Official Certificate that is required for entry into school. These changes went into effect July 1, 2010.
For all students:
Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTaP, or DT if appropriate)
Hepatitis B (HBV)
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (2 doses of each, usually given together as MMR)
Poliomyelitis (IPV or OPV) – final dose on or after the 4th birthday now required
Varicella (2 doses or history of disease): previously only one dose was required
Hepatitis A – total of 2 doses, spaced at least 6 months apart
For incoming seventh grade students:
Documentation of Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis Booster (Tdap) – not required if a Td booster
dose has been given less than 5 years before 7th grade entry
Verification of immunity of varicella (Chicken Pox) – 2 doses or history of disease
Tennessee state law requires facilities to accept only the Official Certificate of Immunization.