Kindergarten Registration

The Cheatham County School District will begin kindergarten registration the week of May 4.

Children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 15, 2020, in order to be eligible to start kindergarten during the 2020-2021 school year.

At East Cheatham Elementary School, registration packets will be available in a bin out in front of the school beginning May 1 and will be accepted at the main office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5-8.

Please call the main office number at 615-746-5251 when you arrive at the school to drop-off the packets.

If you need to send electronic copies of required documents, email them to

If you have any questions, call the main office or email Principal Paul Boles at

Below (under attached files), you can download a packet that includes all the required forms that need to be completed. Both English and Spanish versions are available.

You can print the forms, fill them out and return to the schools on the designated dates or you can email the forms, along with all the required documents, to Mrs. Harris.

The following required documents include:

•  Proof of child’s age (birth certificate, passport, tax return or medical document)

•  Immunization record/proof of physical exam(must be up-to-date on official State of Tennessee form)

•  Three current proofs of residence (examples: driver’s license, utility bills, rent/mortgage agreement, voter registration, bank statement, auto registration, etc.)

•  Custody/Guardianship paper signed by a judge (only if child is not living with both biological parents)

Students will not be allowed to attend kindergarten until the required documents are received.

Also under the attached files, you will find an important information sheet about ECES.