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Kindergarten & Preschool Pre-Registration: April 15 - 19

Pre-Registration April 15-19, 2019

Bowling Green Elementary Schools will host kindergarten and preschool pre-registration the week of April 15 - 19, 2019. Parents and guardians planning to enroll for the 2019-20 school year may visit their elementary school to begin the enrollment process. All preschool classes are located at T. C. Cherry Elementary School. 

A child who is 6 years old or who turns 6 by August 1, must attend school.  A child who is 5 years old or who will turn 5 by August 1 will be able to enroll in Kindergarten.

Prior to school attendance, each child shall have on file:

  • A legal birth certification;
  • A Kentucky certificate of immunization;
  • Proof of a preventative health care examination conducted within one year prior to initial entry into the school program;
  • Proof of an eye examination by an optometrist or ophthalmologist, documented on the Kentucky School Eye Exam Form
  • Proof of a dental screening or examination by a dentist, dental hygienist, physician, registered nurse, advanced registered nurse practitioner or physician assistant, documented on the Kentucky Dental Screening Form (This form must be presented to the school no later than January 1 of the first year that a 5- or 6-year-old child is enrolled.)
  • Proof of residency.

Not sure which elementary school? Click here to view the district map.

Live in the City School District but want to attend a different elementary school than your district of residence? Click here to complete an inter-district transfer request.

Live in Warren County, outside the City School District and want to attend BGISD as a tuition-paying student? Click here to learn more about the non-resident application process. (Deadline to apply is April 15, 2019)

Parents/Guardians of children born after August 1, 2014 AND before October 1, 2014, planning to enroll in kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year must complete a kindergarten readiness screening process. Please submit the form linked here by May 1, 2019 to be considered.


T. C. Cherry Elementary is located at 1001 Liberty Way, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Contact: Krista Graves, Preschool Intervention Coordinator
Preschool Office: 270-746-2277  
TC Cherry Elementary: 270-746-2230

Preschool Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Due at Enrollment

Family must live in the city school district

Proof of Residency - Lease or Utility Bill in Guardians' name

Child must be 4 years old by August 1

Certified Copy of Birth Certificate

Family must meet income guidelines

KY Immunization Certificate

3 or 4 years old with a diagnosed delay or disaibility regardless of income

KY School Physical (within the last year)


KY Eye Exam (within the last year)


Online registration & Enrollment Forms Completed


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