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Alcoa City Schools Opening NEW Blended Pre-K Program for 2019-20


If you are a resident of the city of Alcoa, and have a child that will be 4 years old, on or before August 15, 2019, your child may be eligible for the new Alcoa Blended PK program that will open in the fall of 2019.  

The Alcoa Blended PK program will be an inclusive educational class for children 4 years of age.  There will be openings for 8 students beginning July 2019.  However, a waiting list will be maintained on file for future openings.  Students will be selected based on a cut score in the areas of academics, speech language, and behavior.  The selected students will be peer helpers and role models for our students with disabilities, and will attend the structured program daily with special education students.  

Alcoa will accept applications beginning on Wednesday, May 22- Wednesday, May 29.  Please contact Alcoa Elementary School at 865-982-3120, or pick up applications at the front desk.  Applications are also available on our website at: Completed applications must be submitted by Thursday, May 30, 2019.  Parents will be notified of a screening date/time by a representative from the school.  Once all testing is completed, parents will be notified of acceptance by June 14, 2019.  


Student Criteria:

  • Children must be 4 years old by August 15, 2019.

  • Children must be completely toilet trained to be considered a peer model

  • Children must be clearly understood in order to model appropriate speech and language.

  • Children should demonstrate consistent, excellent behavior and developmentally appropriate social interactions.

  • Regular attendance is required.

  • Completed Enrollment packet to include:

    • Proof of residency in Alcoa City

    • Completed Alcoa City Schools Enrollment Form.

    • Tennessee Health Record Form documenting immunization history

    • Tennessee health screening.

    • Copy of a certified birth certificate or other official documentation showing date of birth and parents’ names.

    • Academic, Behavioral, and Speech Language screeners will be used to determine an overall composite score using the DIAL-4.   


$250/month- must be paid by the first of each month.

Failure of your child meeting any of the above criteria will result in dismissal from the program.

Alcoa City Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, creed, color, or ethnicity.