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Published April 14, 2021
Hamilton County Schools’ online registration for kindergarten is now open and will continue through Friday, April 16th.
Families can access kindergarten registration on the district website.
Families will need the following documents to complete the registration process:
• Student’s TN Immunization Form & Physical-Documented on TN Form (this form may be obtained at Pediatrician’s office or Hamilton County Health Department), Certificate from Health Care Provider for Medical Exemption from Immunizations or Signed Statement from parent/guardian that vaccination conflicts with their religious tenets or practices.
• Student’s Birth Certificate or officially acceptable evidence of the date of birth – recommended, but not required
• 2 Proofs of Residence can be any of the following documents at the physical address in Guardian’s name. Documents can include:
- Electric, water, gas, or cable dated within the last 30 days
- Mortgage, Lease or Deed
- Agency or Court Documentation with address dated within the last 30 days (IRS, SS Disability)
- Insurance (medical, life, auto, home) statement dated within the last 30 days
- Current Bank Statement or Employment Check Stub with address dated within the last 30 days
Hamilton County Schools state that if guardians have a special circumstance regarding custody, to please provide the school with a copy of court documents signed by a magistrate.
Additional documents provided to the school if applicable:
- Proof of court-ordered custody of a child living with a divorced parent, custodian, or legal guardian
- A photo ID of the parent, custodian, or legal guardian
HCS states that parents/guardians that do not have internet access or have trouble uploading the required documents, may visit the child’s zoned school location on April 14 to complete the registration process.
Children must be five years of age on or before August 15, 2021 to be eligible for kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year.
Kindergarten On-Site Registration April 14th:
|School||Time(s) Registration to be Held||Pre-K Times |
(If no information is shown, please call the school for an update.)
|Allen||11am-1pm & 3:30pm-6:30pm|
|Alpine Crest||9am-12pm & 3:30pm-5pm|
|Battle Academy||9am-12pm||8:30-2:00 @ picnic tables near the entrance|
|Brown Academy||8:30am-10:30am||Same @ front entrance|
|Bess T Shepherd||8:30am-10:30am|
|Daisy||8:30am-10:30am||9:00-12:00 Drive through-back|
|Donaldson Environmental Science Academy||9am-12pm & 3pm-5pm||8:00-12:00 Annex drive through|
|East Ridge||9am-1pm||9:00-1:00 Drive through-front of school|
|Hardy||9am-12pm||9:00-12:00 front entrance|
|Harrison||9am-11am (also offering 4/13 from 4pm-6pm)||9:00-12:00 front entrance|
|Lookout Valley||9am-11am||Same – front entrance|
|Middle Valley||8:30am-11am||8:30-11:30 Loftis Lane parking lot|
|North Hamilton||9am-11am||9:00-11:30 front entrance|
|Normal Park Lower||9am-10am|
|Ooltewah||9am-11am||9:00-12:00 bus loop|
|Orchard Knob||9am-11am||Same – front entrance|
|Rivermont||9:30am-11:30am||9:30-11:00 drive through|
|Snow Hill||4pm-6pm||9:00-11:00 drive through front entrance|
|Soddy||8:45am-10:45am||9:00-11:00 front entrance|
|Spring Creek||9:30am-11:30am||Same – drive through specific line|
|Wallace A Smith||4pm-6pm|
|Wolftever Creek||8:45am-10:15am||9:00-12:00 back of building|
|Woodmore||9am-11am||9:00-11:30 front of building|
|Avondale Head Start||N/A||8:00-12:00 front entrance|
|Chambliss Center||N/A||9:00-12:00 – side building|
A schedule for on-site registrations is also available at www.hcde.org/kindergartenreg.
With the school zone finder, parents/guardians can verify their child’s zoned school. http://pubwebapps.hcde.org/zonefinder/zonefinder.aspx