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Kindergarten and Preschool Pre-Registration


All Bowling Green Elementary Schools plan activities for incoming kindergarten families, including a day of JumpStart or Kinder Camp, offering opportunities  to visit the school, meet teachers and administrators, as well as participate in a brief kindergarten readiness assessments.

Required Documents for Enrollment in BGISD

  • Students must be five years old by August 1, to enroll in Kindergarten.

  • A legal birth certification

  • A Kentucky Certificate of Immunization

  • Proof of a preventative health care examination conducted within one year prior to initial entry into the school program and another preventative health care examination within one year prior to entry into the 6th grade

  • Proof of an eye examination by an optometrist or ophthalmologist, documented on the Kentucky School Eye Exam Form

  • Proof of a dental screening or examination by a dentist, dental hygienist, physician, registered nurse, advanced registered nurse practitioner or physician assistant, documented on the Kentucky Dental Screening Form (This form must be presented to the school no later than January 1 of the first year that a 5- or 6-year-old child is enrolled.)

  • Proof of residency.

Kindergarten Pre-Registration 2020 - 2021:


Preschool Classrooms are located at T. C. Cherry Elementary School. Prior to the beginning of the school year, Preschool will host a Parent University as an orientation. More information will follow soon!

Preschool Eligibility & Enrollment Requirements

  • Family must live in the city school district

  • Child must be 4 years old by August 1 and meet income guidelines

  • Child is 3 or 4 years old with a diagnosed delay or disability regardless of income

Preschool Documents Due at Enrollment

  1. Proof of Residency - Lease or Utility Bill in Guardians' name

  2. Certified Copy of Birth Certificate

  3. KY Immunization Certificate

  4. KY School Physical (within the last year)

  5. KY Eye Exam (within the last year)

  6. Online registration & Enrollment Forms Completed

Preschool Pre-Registration:


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