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Kindergarten Registration - Tuesday, April 12

posted Apr 8, 2016, 7:41 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Apr 8, 2016, 7:41 PM ]

Registration for Kindergarten students for the 2016-2017 school year is scheduled for Tuesday, April 12 from 1 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at all PCSS elementary schools.

Kindergarteners must be five years of age on or before August 15, 2016. State law does not mandate that a child begin kindergarten at age five. State law does mandate that (1) a child must have attended an approved kindergarten program in order to be eligible for first grade (TCA 49-6-201) and (2) a child be enrolled in public or nonpublic school at age six (TCA 49-6-3001).


You must bring the following documents to register your child:

  • Birth certificate
  • TN Certification of Immunization
  • Physical Examination verification (conducted during the 2016 calendar year)
  • Child's Social Security card
  • Two (2) proofs of Putnam County residency such as: utility bill, tax statement, voter registration card, or a notarized letter from renter.
  • Proof of custody if the child does not live with one or both natural parents.


You can find more information about Putnam County Kindergarten, including the Kindergarten Handbook, at this LINK