Kindergarten /New Student Enrollment

 Rutland Elementary Kindergarten/New Student registration for the 2021-2022 school year is now open. 

Children must be five years old by August 15, 2021 to enroll in kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year.  Please follow the two steps below.

Step 1:

  • Never enrolled in Wilson County Schools or Wilson County Pre-K; with NO siblings Enrolled in Wilson County Schools.


  • YES we have siblings already enrolled in Wilson County Schools.


 Please make sure you have uploaded all of the original required documents listed below.

  • Certified Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card (requested)
  • Tennessee School Immunization Certificate*
  • Parent Photo I.D.
  • Proof of Physical
  • Proof of Custody (if parents are divorced/separated)
  • Proof of Residence - the Primary custodial parent or guardian shall provide two (2) documents that are original (i.e. not a photocopy), recent (dated within the last 30 days), and include the current name and street address of the parent or legal guardian’s primary residency.
  1. Legal document/lease showing proof of residency for specific address (Notary public or typed/hand written letters from the land owner is not accepted); IF YOU LEASE, a signed lease is required.
  2. Motor vehicle registration with current address;
  3. Current bill assigned to specific address – electric, gas, water, landline telephone (cell phone bill not accepted);
  4. Current employment record (example most recent check stub with home address);
  5. Place of registration for voting;
  6. Tennessee Driver’s License with current address;
  7. Tennessee ID with current address; or
  8. Documentation from Tennessee Department of Human/Children’s Services for benefits with the current address.

The Attendance Director may verify a student’s residency at any time during the school year.  During any such investigation, the child shall continue to attend school.

Parents or guardians who use a fraudulent address for enrollment may be subject to restitution to the school district or other costs or fees under Tennessee Law (TCA § 49-6-3003).                                                                                                               

*To get a Tennessee School Immunization Certificate, parents should contact their child’s doctor or the health department and schedule an appointment for a physical.  At the time of the physical, the health card Tennessee School Immunization Certificate will be issued.


Step 2:

Once you have submitted your application and required documents, you will recieve an email with further instructions.

You should receive this within a week upon sending it.