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Pre-K Openings Available

Please note: This article was originally published on 4/22/2015. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.

Another opportunity for parents of students eligible for the CMCSS Pre-Kindergarten program is available since classes haven't completely filled. To be eligible: children must be 4 years old on or before August 15, 2015 and reside in Clarksville-Montgomery County. The Tennessee Department of Education mandates first priority is given to the economically disadvantaged (low income).


Here are the schools with number of openings currently: Byrns Darden (15), Cumberland Heights (10), Montgomery Central (10), Ringgold (21), and Woodlawn (11).


A copy of the documents listed below must be presented before receiving the application packet. Please have the originals available for verification.


  • *  Birth Certificate
  • *  Physical and Shot Record on the TN Immunization Certificate
  • *  Proof of Residency - Parents or guardian must provide one of the following items listed:  Most recent CEMC, CDE, or CG&W bill; Mortgage Statement or Deed; Lease/Rental Contract. If a parent/guardian lives with someone else, he or she must bring a notarized letter from the person residing at your present address and one of the above documents.
  • *  Verification of current income for all adults in the household (2 different official documents/ sources).  All applicants must submit an Income Tax Form 1040A or 1040  or  AFDC/Public Assistance form with their EBT Card (Official DHS eligibility letter for Food Stamps and/or Family First)  Other acceptable documents for the second source of income: Social Security/SSI; Veteran’s Benefit Letter; W-2; Unemployment Compensation; Verification of pay by employer (2 Current pay stubs); Child Support; LES (required for all active military personnel)


For more information, contact: Theressa Powell, Pre-Kindergarten Coordinator,