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KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP

Kindergarten Round Up Packet Pickup

Kindergarten Round-Up will be done in two stages at Powell Elementary this year.

  • Packet Pick-Up: April 12-16th from 8-3 from the front office
  • Drive-Thru Packet Pick-up on Tuesday, April 13th from 3-5:30  
    • Utilizing a “drive-thru” system, parents may drive through and pick up a Kindergarten registration packet. This information will be completed at home.
  • Packet Drop-Off: April 26-30th from 8-3
    • Please drop off packets in the front office.  Please bring the completed packet along with the information listed below.

A child is eligible to enter Kindergarten if he or she will be five years old on or before August 15, 2021, or to enter first grade if he or she will be six years old by no later than September 30, 2021. Children may not enter first grade unless they have previously completed an approved Kindergarten program.

For children entering a Knox County school for the first time, admission requirements include:

• A birth certificate or officially acceptable proof of birth date

• Social Security Number (optional)

• Current Proof of residency within our school zone(KUB, HALLSDALE-POWELL, OR LEASE AGREEMENT).  If you are living with someone else, you will need to pick up a separate form from the front office.

  • And any custody papers applicable, prior to dropping off paperwork

• Proof of up-to-date immunizations and of a health/physical examination, recorded on a Tennessee Child Health Record completed by a medical provider or a County Health Department.  The Knox County Health Department website can be found using this link:  Knox County Health Dept.

  • The form to be completed may be obtained from a medical provider or from the Health Department.
  • The health/physical examination must have been completed within the past year (no earlier than August 15, 2020) prior to entering Kindergarten.
  • No student will be enrolled or allowed to attend school without a completed Tennessee School Immunization Certificate.
  • If possible, please bring your child’s completed Tennessee Child Health Record with you to our Round-Up program. If this is not possible, please schedule the necessary medical appointment as soon as possible.
  • We would also strongly urge you to have your child’s vision checked by an eye specialist (optometrist or ophthalmologist) if this has not been done within the past year.