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Ashland Independent Schools Registration Set

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Registration for Head Start, Preschool and Primary School (formerly kindergarten and first grade students) will be held in the Ashland Independent School District during the week of March 27- March 31, 2017.  Registration hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily Monday through Friday.   Evening hours are available on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

All students will register at the school in their attendance area for both kindergarten and first grade.  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.  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, 2017 to enter preschool.  In addition, students must be five years of age by August 1, 2017, to enter kindergarten.  Students must be six years of age by August 1, 2017, and have successfully completed a recognized kindergarten program in order to enter the first grade.

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.

For further information, please call the principal of your attendance area school or Lisa Henson at (606) 327-2706 ext. 2728 or email lisa.henson@ashland.kyschools.us


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