Interested in Early Entry for Kindergarten at GMSD?

Germantown, Tennessee--January 17, 2019-- If you have a child, who will be five (5) years old after August 15 or before September 30, 2019 and are interested in Early Entry, please contact the Germantown Municipal School District Department of Academic Education to sign up for the Kindergarten Early Screening.

If you have any questions or want to set up a time for your child’s screening, please call Mrs. Jennifer McAlpin at 901-752-7900.

A child must be five (5) years of age on or before August 15th of the current school term to be admitted to kindergarten. Upon request of the parent any child that will reach the age of five (5) years old prior to September 30 of the current school term may be tested to determine eligibility for placement in Kindergarten. Before screening, a copy of the child’s birth certificate and proof of Germantown residency must be provided.This screening serves as a parent’s appeal to the kindergarten age requirement set by the State of Tennessee. Early Entry admittance is granted to students who meet or exceed the State’s criteria for characteristics of giftedness.

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