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Kindergarten Registration

Online enrollment for kindergarten begins April 18.  

 

If you have a child that turns 5 on or before August 15, it is time to register for kindergarten! 

 

Kindergarten screening for Barfield Elementary is scheduled for May 9th to 13th from 8:00am-9:30am or May 12 from 3:00pm-5:00pm. 

 

How do I enroll a kindergartner with no siblings in Rutherford County Schools? 

 

Step 1 

Before you can register your child for kindergarten, a parent or guardian must register for a Skyward account at this link. Skyward is our online student information system. Watch this video to learn how to register for a Skyward account.  

 

Step 2 

Log in to your Skyward account and begin a “New Student Application Form”. There are multiple forms that need to be completed to enroll your child. We strongly suggest that you use a laptop or desktop computer to complete these forms. Please watch this video for instructions on completing the forms. 

 

Step 3 

If you complete the registration online, Barfield Elementary will contact you to set up a screening time for your student between May 9th to 13th from 8:00am-9:30am or May 12 from 3:00pm-5:00pm. 

 

How do I enroll a kindergartener with siblings in Rutherford County Schools? 

 

Step 1 
Log in to your Skyward account and begin a “New Student Application Form”. There are multiple forms that need to be completed to enroll your child. We strongly suggest that you use a laptop or desktop computer to complete these forms. Please watch this video for instructions on completing the forms. 

 

Step 2 

If you complete the registration online, Barfield Elementary will contact you to set up a screening time for your student between May 9th to 13th from 8:00am-9:30am or May 12 from 3:00pm-5:00pm. 

 

What if I don’t have internet access or cannot complete the online forms? 

 

If you do not have internet access or the ability to complete these online forms, you will be able register your child at Barfield Elementary during the kindergarten screenings on May 9th to 13th from 8:00am-9:30am or May 12 from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Please contact our front office for details at 615-904-3810. 

 

How do I make an appointment for my child’s kindergarten screening? 

 

Once you complete and submit the online application described above, a member of our staff will reach out to your family to schedule a screening appointment between May 9th to 13th from 8:00am-9:30am or May 12 from 3:00pm-5:00pm. 

 

What do I need to bring to my child’s screening appointment? 

 

Please bring your child, your child’s birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residence to your child’s screening appointment.  

 

What will happen at the kindergarten screening? 

 

A kindergarten teacher will sit down with your child to briefly assess their school readiness.  The screening takes approximately 15 minutes. 

 

When should I register? 

 

We encourage all families with incoming kindergarteners to register as soon as possible. This will help with placing students in classes and prevent paperwork delays. 

If you register your child after the week of May 13th, you will be contacted for a screening time in August.