The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System offers several non-traditional schools and programs of choice for students. Additionally, specific grade levels in seven elementary schools are available for open enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year.
The first half day of school for the 2020-2021 school year is August 12, 2020.
The Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board on first reading at the Dec. 3, 2019 School Board Study Session heard the recommendation that no changes be made to the elementary, middle, or high school zone lines for the 2020-2021 school year. The recommendation was made by the CMCSS Zoning Project Team, which ensures equitable distribution of resources according to the learning needs of all students per the following guidelines:
The Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board reviewed five proposals to partially address an ever-growing student population during its Nov. 5 Study Session.
Chief Operations Officer Jim Sumrell presented the Board members with a report on the school system’s current state of building capacity and recommendations for them to consider during their voting session on Nov. 12.
The Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board was recognized by the Tennessee School Boards Association as a “Board of Distinction,” one of 32 in the state.
To qualify as a Board of Distinction, a school board must meet specified requirements in four key areas: planning, policy, promotion and board development. The Board was recognized at the TSBA Fall District meeting in Springfield last week.
Brandy N. Walker has been selected as the new assistant principal at Northwest High School. She previously has served Northwest High as student support coordinator; testing and Advanced Placement coordinator; assistant athletic director; and, Associated Student Government sponsor. She earned her M.A. in educational leadership from Austin Peay State University, where she also earned a B.S. in English. She has eight years of educational experience and has completed the CMCSS Leadership Series, as well as the Aspiring Administrators Academy and the Advanced Leadership Academy. Lisa Dominiak has been selected as assistant principal at Oakland Elementary School. She has been a classroom teacher for six years and an academic coach for two years at Minglewood and Norman Smith Elementary Schools. She also has experience as a reading interventionist for four years, and most recently has served as a kindergarten multi-classroom leader at Norman Smith Elementary School. She earned her master’s degree in Administration and Supervision from Austin Peay State University, and a B.S. in elementary education at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Brandi B. Blackley has been selected as the new High School Curriculum Director for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. She currently serves as an assistant principal at Northwest High School and is the administrator of the Heath Science Academy. Blackley has previous administrative experience at Covington High School and Brighton Middle School, as well as in Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. She has a strong background in curriculum and learning standards leadership, as well as in leading professional development. She also has taught middle and high school English. She holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University, a B.A. in English from Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss. Lauren Richmond, who has served as the CMCSS Coordinated School Health Supervisor for the last four years, […]
(Aug. 15, 2019) The Tennessee Department of Education released the state’s report card data for Tennessee school districts today. As the state works to transition through the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requirements, TNReady legislations, standards and proficiency shifts, CMCSS continues to experience forward momentum in meeting the vision that all students graduate college and career ready.
CMCSS continues to outperform the state across multiple measures, experience a graduation rate above the state and national levels, and is home to multiple reward schools.
“From this partial data release the State is providing, we can cull some information and trends. We will have to wait on the full release of data to form a complete picture of the School System’s performance,” said Director of Schools Millard House.
An information briefing has been scheduled for students interested in going to college; interested in an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corp scholarship; and/or for those students interested in attending a prestigious military college. Please plan to attend either Aug. 19 or Aug. 20 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the CMCSS Central Services South location on 1312 Highway 48/13. The meeting will be held in Hickory Room A Conference Room. Parents are encouraged to attend.
Free/Reduced Meal Applications must be submitted each school year. Beginning July 24, 2019, if you feel that your child(ren) may be eligible for free or reduced meal benefits, you may create an account and apply for meal benefits at www.schoolcafe.com.
When does school start? Wednesday, Aug. 7 is the first half day, and Friday, Aug. 9 is the first full day. How do I register my child? If your K through 12th-grade student is new to Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools or is transferring between schools, enroll online by visiting https://enroll.cmcss.net. New this year, the CMCSS Enrollment Center, located at 430 Greenwood Ave., is open M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., throughout the calendar year when district offices are open. The Enrollment Center serves as a centralized location for parents and guardians to register their children and obtain documentation, resources, and support for the enrollment process. Parents and guardians are able to complete the registration process at the Enrollment Center, including the ability to submit important registration documents such as birth certificates, health forms, statement of residence, etc., which will be scanned and sent electronically to the school at which the child is zoned. Parents and guardians still have the option to complete the enrollment process at their child’s zoned school when buildings are open and staff is available during the school year. High School offices open on July 16. Elementary and Middle School offices open July 18.