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BGISD Results on the 2023 Kentucky Summative Assessments 

Student Pre-Registration Open for 2024-25

First Day of Kindergarten Photo

Kindergarten Pre-Registration

Pre-Registration is used to notify BGISD of plans to enroll a Kindergarten student beginning August 2024. Schools will use the information provided to contact families and schedule an appointment for registration at school. Kindergarten students must be 5 years old by August 1, 2024.

The following documents will be required upon enrollment:

  • 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 (Examples: lease, mortgage, utility bill with parent name and address).

Kindergarten PreRegistration Form

Non-Resident Application

Priority enrollment is based on the date of application, with priority to those applying before March 31st. SIBLINGS of current non-resident students should also submit a nonresident application prior to March 31st.

Non-resident students will be notified about enrolling for the upcoming year on or soon after April 15th. Students may continue to complete the application and enroll after April 15th, as long as the enrollment of non-resident students may not exceed the capacity of each school.

An annual tuition of $500 will be charged to each nonresident student to offset the local tax assessed to residents.

NonResident Application

Preschool Application

BGISD Preschool students attend four days per week, Monday-Thursday, from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm. The Kentucky Preschool Program is available to all children determined to be eligible. Families may begin the process to determine eligibility by completing the form linked below.

Four-year-old children without a disability or developmental delay must meet ALL the following criteria:

1. Must be four years old before or on August 1 of the current school year
2. Must be a resident of the Bowling Green Independent School District
3. Must meet income eligibility guidelines

Three and four-year-old children may be eligible for preschool if the determination has been made by the Admissions and Release Committee that the child has a developmental delay or disability and may be in need of special education services.

2024-2025 Preschool Application


Inter-District Transfer

This form is to be completed by families residing in the Bowling Green City School District but requesting to attend a different elementary school than assigned.

Transfer Request

Early Entrance to Kindergarten

Parents/Guardians of children born after August 1, 2019 AND before October 1, 2019, planning to enroll in kindergarten for the 2024-2025 school year must complete a kindergarten readiness screening process. Please submit the form online by May 10, 2024 to be considered. Applications accepted after this date may not be accepted based on limited classroom availability.

Early Kindergarten Petition

  • Dishman-McGinnis Elementary
  • Parker-Bennett-Curry Elementary
  • Potter Gray Elementary
  • T.C. Cherry Elementary
  • W.R. McNeill Elementary