Per state law, students must be 5 years old on or before August 15, 2018 to enroll in Kindergarten. However, students who will not turn 5 on or before August 15, 2018 may be considered for early entrance into Kindergarten. Please use the information below to determine if your child may be eligible for early entrance into Kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year.
Consideration For Early Entrance Into Kindergarten
If the student reaches age 5 by August 15, 2018, meets the Kindergarten age requirement and early entry screening Is NOT necessary
If the student is not 5 by August 15, 2018, but will be 5 by September 30, 2018 (See details on early entry screening below.)
If the student will not turn 5 until after September 30, 2018, he/she must wait until fall 2019 to begin Kindergarten.
Early Entry Kindergarten Readiness Screening
The early entry screening process includes an individual face-to-face assessment administered by SCS personnel (approx. 30 min.). Potential students must also meet the minimum score requirement to be granted early entry into Kindergarten. For more information about the early entry screening process, contact the Department Of Assessment, (901) 416-5450.
June 6-8; June 19-20 & July 19- 20
Board of Education, 160 S. Hollywood St.
Screening Appointments Needed:
Appointments begin May 18, 2018.
Call to make an appointment at (901) 416-5450.
Registration Requirements for New Kindergarten Students
An active email address is required to register online. Don’t have one? Try a free site like Gmail, Yahoo or Hotmail.
You must have two (2) approved proofs of residence. Additional information is required if you share a residence. See requirements here.
Students must be up to date on required immunizations and physicals or have an approved exemption on file to attend school. See requirements here.