Garrard County Preschool and Kentucky River Foothills Head Start work collaboratively to provide excellent preschool services to all elilgible Garrard County children. Garrard County Schools is currently registering children for preschool screenings for the 2018 – 2019 school year. If your child will be 3 or 4 years of age by August 1st, please pick up a Preschool Screening Registration Packet at Head Start or your districted elementary school. You may also print the packet from one of the links listed on this page.
Screenings will be conducted throughout the 2018/2019 school year. The following screening dates will be conducted at your child's districted elementary school.
September 14, 2018 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
October 26, 2018 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
December 7, 2018 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
January 11, 2019 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
March 8, 2019 8:30 - 10:30 AM
To register for a screening time, please contact Rebecca Horn from Head Start at (859) 792-3018, Extension #1015, or you may contact your district elementary school.
Camp Dick Robinson Elementary: (859) 792-6136
7541 Lexington Rd, Lancaster, KY 40444-9117
Lancaster Elementary: (859) 792-3023
205 Lexington St., Lancaster, KY 40444-1146
Paint Lick Elemetnary: (859) 792-2122
6798 Richmond Rd., Paint Lick, KY 40461-8812
When you come to a screening, please bring the following documents:
- Birth Certificate, Physical Exam, Immunization
- Eye Exam (not screening), Dental Exam
- Preschool eligibility is determined based on income. A child is not considered registered until we have proof of income. The best proof of income is your W-2 form. Other acceptable forms of proof of income include: Income Tax Form 1040, Foster Care Documentation, TANF documentation (K-Tap Letter), SSI documentation, Pay stub or pay envelopes (four), written statements from employers, or unemployement documentation.
The district does allow for a limited number of ineligible students to pay tuition and attend preschool. This is based on the school having slots available. Spots available will be awarded on a first come-first served basis.
The Garrard County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, age, sex, or handicap as set forth in Title XI, and Section 504. Any person having inquiries about compliance with these requirements is directed to contact Superintendent Corey Keith at the Garrard County Board of Education, W. Maple Ave., Lancaster, Kentucky 40444, (859) 792-3018.