Carter County kindergarten, pre-K registration scheduled April 5, 6, and 7

Published 3:19 pm Thursday, March 31, 2022

The Carter County School System will have registration this week for kindergarten, Head Start, and pre-K at the Elizabethton Parks & Recreation Building, 300 W. Mill St., from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates, which are assigned to specific schools. Registration will not be held at specific schools.
Registration will be held Tuesday, April 5, for students planning to attend Cloudland, Hampton, Little Milligan, and Valley Forge; Wednesday, April 6, for students attending Hunter, Unaka, and Keenburg schools; and Thursday, April 7, for students who will be attending Happy Valley and Central schools.
Families registering children for any program should provide the following items: birth certificate, social security card, and Tennessee permanent record of immunization. Please bring your child with you as various screenings will be provided on the day of registration.
Children eligible for kindergarten must turn five years old by August 15, 2022. Children eligible for Head Start must turn four years old by August 15, 2022. Eligible three-year-old children (must be three before August 15, 2022) will be enrolled if space is available. Children eligible for pre-K must turn four years old by August 15, 2022. Both Head Start and pre-K programs require proof of annual family income.
If you need additional information regarding kindergarten registration call 423-547-2412. If you need additional information regarding pre-K or Head Start registration call 547-8311.
Child Find is an ongoing effort of the Special Education Department to locate children between the ages of 3 and 21 who have a disability or are intellectually gifted and not enrolled in a school program. To receive special services, a child must exhibit a need in one of the following areas: developmental delay; intellectually deficient; visual, orthopedic, health, speech/language or hearing impairments; deafness, deaf-blindness; traumatic brain injury; emotional disturbance; specific learning disability; functional delay; autism; intellectually gifted, or multiple disabilities.
For more information, call the Special Education Department at 423-547-4013.
Personnel will also be available during registration to provide assistance.

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