State Guidelines for 2013 -2014
New Students enrolling in Kindergarten:
State of TN Public Chapter No. 991 House Bill No. 2566 Section 1. (3) Children entering kindergarten shall be five (5) years of age on or before August 31 for the 2013-2014 school and on or before August 15 for all school years thereafter; Section 2 (a) The public schools shall be free to all persons residing with the state who are five…”same as Sec 1.(3)”. Pre-Kindergarten Students – promotion to Kindergarten program Section 5 (d) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, children who participate in an LEA-administered pre-kindergarten program during the 2012-2013 or 2013-2014 school years may enter kindergarten in the 2013-2014 or 2014-2015 school years respectively.