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 Pegram Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School, registration packets will be available for pick-up May 4-8. Packets will be located in a bin located at the front entrance of the school.

Please drop off completed packets with required information on May 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. A school representative will be present to collect these at that time.

Any copies of required documentation may also be e-mailed to Principal Detra Emery at

Below (under attached files), you can download a packet that includes all the required school district 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 date or you can email the forms, along with all the required documents, to Mrs. Emery.

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 Pegram Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School.