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Kindergarten Kickoffs Announced

February 27, 2018

Kindergarten Kickoffs for the 2018-19 school year will be held March through May at each of the 23 CMCSS elementary schools offering kindergarten.

Barkers Mill, May 3 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Barksdale, April 5, from 5 – 6 p.m.

Byrns Darden, April 19 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Carmel, April 12 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Cumberland Heights, April 19 from 5-6 p.m.

East Montgomery, April 26 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Glenellen, April 24 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Hazelwood, April 17 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Kenwood, April 24 from 5-6 p.m.

Liberty, April 23 from 5-6 p.m.

Minglewood, April 12 from 5-6 p.m.

Montgomery Central, April 10 from 5:30-7 p.m.

Moore Magnet, April 17 from 5-6 p.m.

Norman Smith, March 20 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Northeast, May 4 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Oakland, April 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Pisgah, April 16 from 6-7 p.m.

Ringgold, April 11 from 5-6 p.m.

Rossview, April 12 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

St. Bethlehem, April 17 from 5-6 p.m.

Sango, April 12 from 5-6 p.m.

West Creek, April 10 from 5-6 p.m.

Woodlawn, April 24 5:30-6:30


Parents can input their addresses to find out what school their child is zoned by going to this web address: http://businfo.cmcss.net/


Kindergarten Information

According to the State Department of Education, children entering kindergarten shall be five (5) years of age on or before August 15 for the 2018-19 school year. Tennessee State Law also requires that a student going into the first grade must show proof of attendance in an accredited kindergarten program.

To complete registration during the kickoff, please bring the following items:


·       A birth certificate or other proof of date of birth

·       State law requires that a copy of a student’s state-issued 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 state-issued birth certificate.

·       Student’s Tennessee Immunization Record

·       A complete medical exam is required for all Pre-K enrollees.  Evidence of completed exam can be presented upon registration.  A medical exam is recommended for all students in grades K-12 at time of registration.  See the Health Services page for more information.

·       Proof of Custody (if requested by school)

·       Two (2) Proofs of Residence (Example: water bill, electric bill, lease agreement, or other residency, etc.) Other residency information may be requested by the school.

·       Power of Attorney For Care of a Minor Child form (required in certain circumstances)