Pre-K for the 2019-2020 School Year
February 4, 2019
Thank you for your interest in CMCSS Pre-K programs. CMCSS hosted multiple pre-kindergarten application opportunities for families in April. If you missed the application opportunities, you may submit information by clicking here. After submitting an application, you will be placed on a waiting list, if you meet the income requirements below. You will be contacted if a slot opens.
You will be required to bring the child’s birth certificate and any of the documents listed below that are required to verify student eligibility.
Documents to verify program status:
- Current Food Stamp eligibility letter (you can go to the office to have one printed, if needed)
- Migrant status letter
- Foster Care Documentation
- Families First Documentation
Documents to verify income: (only if you do not qualify for any programs listed above)
- 2018 W2 or 1040
- 2 recent Military LES
- 2 recent pay stubs
- Unemployment Benefits
- Veteran’s Benefits
- Any other documentation to verify source of income used to determine eligibility
Students must be 4 years old on or before August 15, 2019 to be enrolled in Pre-K for the 2019-20 school year. Families will be asked to provide documentation to determine if they meet the income requirements set by the state. Pre-K classes will be filled using the guidelines set forth by the State of Tennessee for Voluntary Pre-K.
For more information, please contact Melinda Smith, Pre-K Director, at 931-648-5653 or MelindaL.Smith@cmcss.net.
For more information on Voluntary Pre-K in Tennessee, a grant-funded program with eligibility based on family income, please visit https://www.tn.gov/education/early-learning/voluntary-pre-k.html.