Parents of returning students should register their child online beginning Monday, February 27 through Friday, March 10 through your PowerSchool Parent Portal.
Which Documents are Required?
The following documents will be required to complete registration for Returning students. Online registration will require documents to be uploaded by scanning the document and attaching them to the application.
You must provide TWO of the following items showing the parent/guardian's name and address to prove residency:
Most recent MLGW or municipal water bill of the owner, renter or lessee of the home in which the student will reside during the current school year;
Mortgage statement or deed of the owner of the home in which the student will reside during the current school year;
Lease of the lessee of the home in which the student will reside during the current school year;
Rental Agreement of the renter of the home in which the student will reside during the current school year;
Real Estate tax receipt;
Public assistance/government benefits check, card, or papers;
In the event that two (2) of the items listed above cannot be provided, residency may be established by submitting other documentation deemed to be appropriate proof of residence by the department responsible for verifying residency.
7th-grade students must submit their Tdap Booster record by the 1st day of classes in Fall 2023. This document MUST be brought to the school. It cannot be uploaded online. This document is not required as part of Spring Registration.
Additional documents (if applicable): parenting plan, custody documents, or any other legal documents that are used for enrollment or parental rights. These documents MUST be brought to the school. They cannot be uploaded.
How will I Register?
Register online for the school you are zoned to attend or are approved to attend via Non-Resident Admission or In-District Transfer.
Parents of returning students who are shared residents shouldregister their child online beginning Monday, February 27 through Friday, March 10 through your PowerSchool Parent Portal. Upload the parent/guardian proofs of residence (see acceptable documents below).
How will I Register?
Current Students who are Shared Residents will do the following:
Schedule an appointment with Student Services beginning July 5, to verify documentation. 901-389-2497. Ext 2500. Parent/Guardian and homeowner must attend with the signed and notarized affidavit (available on the ACS website) and acceptable proofs of residency.
New Students who are Shared Residents will do the following:
Schedule an appointment with Student Services beginning July 10, to verify documentation. Parent/Guardian and homeowner must attend with the signed and notarized affidavit (available on the ACS website) and acceptable proofs of residency.
Register your child through the New Student Registration Portal on the ACS website.
Consideration for Early Entrance into Kindergarten 2023-2024 School Year
Early entry consideration is offered as a courtesy to residents zoned to attend Arlington Community Schools. Parents interested in early entrance kindergarten must have an early entry evaluation appointment.
Beginning on March 1, 2023, an appointment for an early entrance evaluation can be scheduled by emailing Alison Orman or by calling 901-389-2497 ext. 2500.
Early Entry Evaluation Dates and Information:
Evaluations will be conducted at the Arlington Community Schools Administrative Building located at 12060 Arlington Trail.
Evaluation sessions will be about 30 minutes and conducted one-on-one.
Evaluation dates are:
Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 9:00 - 11:30 AM
Thursday, May 16, 2023 from 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Regular Kindergarten admission requires a child to be no less than five years of age on or before August 15th. (T.C.A 49-6-3001 (B)
Children who will turn 5 years old between August 16th and September 30th can be evaluated, per parent request, for early entry into Kindergarten.
If the student will not reach age 5 until after September 30, 2023, the student must wait until Fall 2024 to begin Kindergarten.
If the child meets the minimum score requirement, the 4-year old student may be accepted for early entry into Kindergarten for the 2023-24 academic year.
Arlington Community Schools offer educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or genetic information and adheres to the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Rising Lakeland 9th Graders
Did you know that per the Inter-Local Agreement between Arlington and Lakeland, rising Lakeland 9th graders are able to attend Arlington High School? There is:
• No application to complete! • No tuition charge!
If you wish for your rising 9th grader to attend AHS next school year, you simply register online (under New Student Registration) via the ACS website from February 27-March 10. Follow the instructions listed online and upload the requested documents, including two acceptable proofs of residence.
Upon return from Spring Break, beginning the week of Monday, March 20th, an Arlington High School counselor will contact you for advisement and to help you select freshman-year courses.