Any child who turns 5 on or before August 1 can enroll in full-day kindergarten. Children must enroll in kindergarten by the time they are 6, since under Kentucky state law, all children must be enrolled in school between the ages of 6 and 18.
Children who have mastered kindergarten benchmarks before age 5, and who turn 5 years old between August 2 and October 31, may be eligible for early admission to kindergarten. For more information about early entry opportunities please call (606)546-3157, ext. 2404.
To enter kindergarten, children must have a physical exam, a dental exam, and an eye exam. They must also have completed their immunizations.
Incoming kindergarten students are offered the opportunity to participate in a summer boost camp prior to their first day of school. KinderBoost offers families the opportunity to learn more about the kindergarten program and concludes with a KinderBoost ceremony for those who complete the entire program.