Metro Schools Kindergarten Registration

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Beginning on April 4, 2016, Nashville families have the opportunity to enroll their five-year-old children in school during the kindergarten enrollment period.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

The process is very simple, thanks to the district’s 12 enrollment centers. Families can visit any enrollment center to fill out all forms and take the necessary steps to be registered for kindergarten.

Families who speak a language other than English at home are required to go to the Office of English Learners to register. They will make sure each child is assessed, assigned to a school and ready to receive the services that best fit his or her needs.

Office of English Learners
615 Fessey Park Road
Nashville, TN 37204
Call (615) 259-8608 to make an appointment.

Requirements for kindergarten eligibility:

  • Students must turn five years old on of before August 15, 2016
  • Students must be immunized according to the requirements in state law
  • Parents must bring necessary the paperwork and documentation:
    • Record of Birth (Birth Certificate, Passport, Visa, I-94, etc.)
    • Immunization (vaccination record) on a Tennessee Certificate of Immunization Form
    • Physical examination (within one [1] year of the beginning of school)
    • Photo identification from the parent or guardian
      • Examples of acceptable photo IDs: Driver’s License, State-issued ID, Passport, Military ID
    • Proof of residency (current utility bill, lease, etc.)

Families new to Metro Schools who applied through the Optional Schools Application still need to complete the enrollment process.

 


RESOURCES

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Kindergarten Registration Flyer

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Kindergarten Readiness Flyer

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KINDERGARTEN READINESS GUIDE

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All families preparing to enter school for the first time will have many questions before entering. What should I expect at my new school? What kinds of things will my child do on a daily basis? Is my child ready for this big step? 

That is why Metro Schools educators releases Welcome to Kindergarten: A Guide for Parents every year.

This booklet explains it all:

  • What to expect from teachers
  • What to expect during a typical school day
  • What to know if a child is riding the bus
  • Everything parents and children need to do between now and the first day of school
  • Answers to the biggest parent questions, like “What attire can my child wear to school?”
  • Suggested books to read to your child

 


ENROLLMENT CENTER LOCATIONS AND HOURS

Enrollment centers are open from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, year-round.

Antioch HS, 1900 Hobson Pike, Antioch 37013

Cane Ridge HS, 12848 Old Hickory Blvd., Antioch 37013

Glencliff HS, 160 Antioch Pike, Nashville 37211

Hillsboro, 3812 Hillsboro Road, Nashville 37215

Hillwood, 400 Davidson Road, Nashville 37205

Hunters Lane, 1150 Hunters Lane, Nashville 37207

Maplewood, 401 Walton Lane, Nashville 37216

McGavock HS, 3150 McGavock Pk., Nashville 37214

Overton, 4820 Franklin Road, Nashville 37220

McKissack Middle Prep915 38th Ave. North, 37209

Stratford, 1800 Stratford Avenue, Nashville 37216

Whites Creek, 7277 Old Hickory Blvd, Whites Creek 37189

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