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Kingsport City Schools Pre-Kindergarten Screenings and Kindergarten Registration to be Held for 2016-2017 School Year

Published: March 9, 2016 at 2:41 p.m.

KINGSPORT, Tenn. Kingsport City Schools will hold Pre-Kindergarten Screenings (not registration) for the 2016-2017 school year on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., located at the Kingsport Civic Auditorium, 1550 Ft. Henry Drive, Kingsport.

Only Kingsport residents with children four (4) years of age on or before August 15, 2016 are eligible for Pre-Kindergarten screenings. Parents/guardians must bring an original birth certificate (not a mother’s copy), child’s social security card, up-to-date Tennessee Immunization Card with confirmation of medical examination, proper Tennessee state form, proof of residency (mortgage statement, formal rental lease, property tax receipt or most recent water/electric bill), proof of family income and the child to be screened.

Children will not be screened without providing all of the documentation listed above. Pre-K classes are offered Monday – Friday between 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Classes follow the Kingsport City Schools calendar, but please note that transportation is not provided. Current Pre-K locations (subject to change) include Palmer Early Learning Center, Johnson Elementary, Kennedy Elementary, Lincoln Elementary and Roosevelt Elementary.

For more information on Pre-K Screenings, please contact Becky Warner or Dr. Brian Cinnamon at (423) 378.2160 or visit k12k.com.

Kingsport City Schools will hold Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-2017 school year on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. at all Kingsport City Elementary Schools throughout Kingsport.

Only Kingsport residents with children five (5) years of age on or before August 15, 2016 are eligible for Kindergarten. Parents/guardians must register at the school zoned for their residence. Parents/guardians must bring an original birth certificate (not a mother’s copy), child’s social security card, up-to-date Tennessee Immunization Card with confirmation of medical examination, proof of residency (mortgage statement, formal rental lease, property tax receipt or most recent water/electric bill). All new students to Kingsport City Schools must have a physical.

Children will not be allowed to attend school without providing all of the documentation listed above. To learn the school for which your child is zoned, please refer to the Kingsport Street Directory listed under the “School Zones/Street Directory” link under “Parents” at k12k.com, or call Kingsport City Schools Administrative Support Center at (423) 378-2100.

For more information on Kindergarten Registration, please contact Elaine Minton at (423) 378.2138 or visit k12k.com.

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school and a non-traditional school; with total enrollment over 7,100 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused … World Class.

KCS has been named the top school district in Tennessee as winner of the 2014 SCORE Prize District Award by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) and has earned the 2014 Achievement Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee Recognition Program by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNPCE).

For more information on KCS, visit k12k.com, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FM, The Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District) and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).

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