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School Offices Open for Registration Events in July

JACKSON, Tenn. – Parents who have waited to complete the registration process by turning in documents, please mark your calendar for July 22nd and July 29th. While the student start date is delayed until August 24, school offices will open for registration on select dates in July.


Kindergarten and New Student Registration – July 22nd and 29th


New kindergarten students, as well as students who are new to the district or who moved to a new school zone over the summer, must register at his or her new school. Each of our schools will hold a new student registration day on Wednesday, July 22th and Wednesday, July 29th from 8:30am – 2:00 pm.

There are two parts to the registration process:

  1. Complete the registration forms
    • Visit
    • Click on “New Students” and follow the directions on the
    • To limit sharing of technology devices, we ask that this process be completed prior to the registration day.However…
    • If you do not have a computer or internet access, there will be computers available at your child’s school on July 22nd and July
  2. Submit all required documents in person at your child’s school office on July 22th or July 29th. If possible, please bring copies of the following documents, which will eliminate the handling of paperwork as much as possible. If you do not have access to a copier, school office staff can make copies and the originals will be returned to
    • All new students must submit the following:
      • Birth certificate
      • Three (3) proofs of residence
      • Updated shot record on the Tennessee form
      • Proof of current physical
      • Parent or guardian’s state-issued ID

School staff will be available at all sites to assist and answer questions. We ask that you please wear a mask and practice social distancing.


Returning Student Registration – July 24th


All returning students, who were enrolled in a JMCSS school during the last year, need to be registered through PowerSchool. If you did not complete that registration process in the spring, it is still available through the PowerSchool Parent site and must be completed as soon as possible. If you need assistance with this process, the office staff at your student’s school can help. Schools will be open for those that need to use a computer to register or need technical assistance on Friday, July 24th.


Completion of registration will assure that you are included in all of the communication that will be coming out from both the district and your child’s school.


Pre-K Registration


There are limited slots available for Pre-K in JMCSS for the 2020-2021 school year. Please apply online at Documents for Pre-K registration can be turned in at Nova Early Learning Center beginning Monday, July 20th from 9:00-2:30 daily. Pre-K registration cannot be marked complete until all documents have been turned in to Nova Early Learning Center.