Appointments now open for kindergarten early entrance

Appointments now open for kindergarten early entrance
Posted on 03/04/2019

Consideration for Early Entrance into Kindergarten 2019-2020 School Year

Early entry consideration is offered as a courtesy to residents zoned to attend Arlington Community Schools. Parents interested in Kindergarten early entrance must have an early entry evaluation appointment.

An appointment for an early entrance evaluation can be scheduled by emailing or by calling 901-389-2497 ext. 2500.

Early Entry Evaluation Dates and Information:

  • Evaluations will be conducted at the Arlington Community Schools Administrative Building located at 12060 Arlington Trail.
  • Evaluation dates are:
    May 21, 2019: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
    May 23, 2019: 8:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Regular Kindergarten admission requires a child to be no less than five years of age on or before August 15th. (T.C.A 49-6-3001 (B)
  • Children who will turn 5 years old between August 16th and September 30th can be evaluated, per parent request, for early entry into Kindergarten.
  • If the student will not reach age 5 until after September 30, 2019, the student must wait until Fall 2020 to begin Kindergarten.
  • If the child meets the minimum score requirement, the 4-year old student may be accepted for early entry into Kindergarten for the 2019-20 academic year.

Arlington Community Schools offer educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or genetic information and adheres to the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).