JMCSS Pre-K Program
Our district's Pre-K program is home to the youngest JMCSS students. We currently have 38 Pre-K classes throughout the district. Families must meet state mandated income and eligibility requirements to be enrolled in a Voluntary Pre-K class. However, there are a few locally funded classes that do not have income requirements. There are also special education classes for students who are served through the district's special education program.
Attending Pre-K helps students grow in social emotional development and helps ease the transition from home to regular elementary school. Our teachers use an all-inclusive curriculum program so students progress through learning about different themes throughout the year, from the importance of self to community, all tied to literacy with a book of some sort.
Q. How old must be child be to attend Pre-K?
A. Students must be 4-years-old on or before August 15.
Q. What are the qualifications for Pre-K?
A. Families must meet state mandated income and eligibility requirements to be enrolled in a Voluntary Pre-K class. However, there are a few locally funded classed that do not have income requirements. There are also special education classes for students who are served through the district’s Special Education programs.
Q. How can I register my student for Pre-K?
A. You can register your student for Pre-K at any time through the online registration process for new students. All required documents must be submitted in person at Nova Early Learning Center, 248 Bedford White Road. For questions about Pre-K registration, please contact Nova Early Learning Center at 731-427-6393.
Q. Who can I contact for questions about Pre-K Registration?
A. For questions about Pre-K registration, please contact Nova Early Learning Center at 731-427-6393.
Q. What documentation must I provide in order to register my student for Pre-K?
A. Families must submit: (1) copy of a current year’s physical and immunization for student on Tennessee Department of Health Certificate; (2) copy of State Certified Birth Certificate; (3) copy of child’s Social Security card or verification of Social Security Number from Social Security office (if available); (4) household income verification – recent check stub, latest tax return, SSI pay stub or public assistance case; (5) Three proofs of residency in Jackson-Madison County.
Q. Is school bus transportation provided for Pre-K students?
A. School bus transportation is not provided for Pre-K students.
Q. Do Pre-K students attend school all day?
A. Pre-K students attend all day and attendance is mandatory. Students can be dismissed from the program for excessive absences.
Pre-K Classes for the 2019-2020 school year will be located at the following schools.
Andrew Jackson Elementary
Isaac Lane Elementary
Nova Early Learning Center
Rose Hill School