Dickson County School District

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Pre-K Registration Information

Registration Information

Requirements
  • Be 4 years of age on or before August 15. 
  • Live in the zoned area for the school.
  • Meet requirements based on tiers: Tier 1 classification will require family to show evidence of meeting income eligibility (see bottom of page). All applicants for a Pre-K class will be asked to take part in the DIAL-3 screening (Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning) before a final admission decision is made. 

Registration for students who will be enrolling in Voluntary Pre-K for the 2018-2019 school year will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. the week of March 12-16, 2018. 

Five elementary schools have Voluntary Pre-K classes: Dickson Elementary, Oakmont Elementary, Stuart-Burns Elementary, Vanleer Elementary and White Bluff Elementary.  Children must be zoned to the school in order to make application. Students are assigned to a Pre-K class based on Tier Classification (see bottom of page).

If you live in Dickson County and are unsure of the school your child is zoned to attend, you may call Transportation at (615) 740-5970. 


Stuart-Burns
Elementary 
Oakmont
Elementary 
Vanleer
Elementary
White Bluff
Elementary
Dickson
Elementary
Amanda NicksMisty HodgeSue StringfieldGail MosleyAmanda Roche
Phone:
(615) 446-2791
Phone: 
(615) 446-2435
Phone: 
(615) 740-5760
Phone: 
(615) 740-5775
Phone: 
(615) 740-5837
Email: anicks@dcbe.orgEmail: mhodge@dcbe.orgEmail: sstringfield@dcbe.orgEmail: gmosley@dcbe.orgEmail: aroche@dcbe.org

Parents are asked to provide the following to enroll child in school.
  1. PROOF OF CHILD’S AGE, SUCH AS A BIRTH CERTIFICATE
  2. TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CERTIFICATE OF IMMUNIZATION/PHYSICAL EXAM FORM 
  3. COMPLETE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION BY SCHOOL ENTRANCE DATE
  4. THREE PROOFS OF RESIDENCE (proof of home ownership, rental agreement, driver's license, voter registration card, current utility bill, telephone bill, cable bill, etc)

Dickson County Voluntary Pre-K Program Guidelines for Qualifications

  • Tier I:
  • Tier II:
    • Certified mild speech impairment, English Language Learner
  • Tier III:
    • Children living in a single parent home, children whose parents are military deployed into active duty, children with teen parents, children of parents with limited education, children of parents fatally wounded in active military duty, and children in permanent or long term care of grandparents
  • Tier IV:
    • Eligible typically developing four year olds zoned to school with a Voluntary Pre-K class
    • All applicants for a Pre-K class will be asked to take part in the DIAL-3 screening (Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning) before a final admission decision is made. 
  • * Senate Bill 1022
    • (a) Each LEA is authorized to and may provide for enrollment in prekindergarten programs for any at-risk child residing in the geographic area served by the LEA who is four (4) years of age, or who will become four (4) years of age, on or before August 15. Any child may enroll in a program when an insufficient number of at-risk children are enrolled to fill a specific classroom. 
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