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Preschool and Kindergarten Registration set for April 12-23

Registration for Head Start, Preschool and Kindergarten will be held in the Ashland Independent School District during the weeks of April 12-16 and April 19-23, 2021.  Registration hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily Monday through Friday.   Evening hours are available on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

All students will register at the school in their attendance area for kindergarten.  Students wishing to attend schools not in their attendance area should request a transfer form from the school of their attendance area when registering.

Students registering for the 3 & 4 year old Head Start/Preschool program should apply at the Head Start office at 1820 Hickman Street, Head Start entrance.  Age, residency, and income guidelines apply.  For more information, call (606) 327-2715.

Students who plan to transfer from outside the Ashland Independent School District (K-12) should register this spring at the school the child is requesting to attend.

According to Kentucky State Law, a child must be three or four years of age by August 1, 2021 to enter preschool.  Students must be five years of age by August 1, 2021, to enter kindergarten. 

An official copy of the child’s birth certificate from the registrar’s office in the state the child was born is required for registration.  Hospital certificates and billfold size cards are not acceptable.  Parents will be provided information regarding physical examination, vision examination, immunization records, and kindergarten screening by the principal or secretary of each school.

Camp Kindergarten a valuable orientation program in our elementary schools prior to the beginning of the school year will occur the weeks of July 26-30 and August 2-6, 2021 from 8-12 p.m.

For further information, please call the principal of your attendance area school or Phillip Caudill at (606) 327-2706 ext. 2727 or email

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