Kindergarten Registration

For the Upcoming 2023-2024 School Year 

Online registration for the 2023-24 school year will open on March 1, 2023.
Please note that your child must be: 
  • Four (4) years of age on or before August 15, 2023 to enroll in Pre-K.
  • Five (5) years of age on or before August 15, 2023 to enroll in Kindergarten.


Kindergarten Registration for the 2023-2024 school year will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2023 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. located at all KCS Elementary Schools. Your child does not need to attend this day. For your convenience, you may also register online by clicking here.  
Call your child's zoned elementary school for additional questions.
Students do not have to be present for Kindergarten Registration. In lieu of attending the registration event in-person, parents/guardians have the option to register their child(ren) online by clicking the link below.
Additional information regarding Student Registration can be found on our "Student Registration Information" webpage here.
Kindergarten Screening will vary by each elementary school. A screening time will be selected by your child's school for you and your child to attend together.

Kindergarten readiness information

Take a look at our Kingsport City Schools Kindergarten Readiness... Ready. Set. Go! booklet by clicking here


Parents/guardians must bring the following to registration:
  • Original Birth Certificate (recommended), mother's copy, or proof of birth;
  • Last four (4) digits of Social Security number (optional);
  • Custodial documents (if applicable);
  • Proof of up-to-date Tennessee Immunization -  you may contact the health department or local physician for assistance;
  • Proof of Residency Verification (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 (recommended).
The student enrollment form must be completed by the student's parent or legal guardian only.


Take note, all new students to Kingsport City Schools must have a physical (recommended).
Children will not be allowed to attend school without providing the documentation listed above. To learn which school your child is zoned, please visit Kingsport Street Directory or call Kingsport City Schools Administrative Support Center at (423) 378.2100.

Contact Us!
Kingsport City Schools
400 Clinchfield Street, Ste. 200
Kingsport, TN 37660
Ph: (423) 378.2100
Fax: (423) 378.2120