Required Meetings For Kindergarten At CSAS And CSLA Are Tuesday, Thursday

Monday, September 10, 2018

For those interested in their child attending kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year at Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences or the Chattanooga School for Liberal Arts, there will be a required orientation meeting Tuesday night for those interested in the CSAS program.  The orientation meeting for the CSLA program will be Thursday.  An additional meeting for CSAS will be held on Sept. 20, and another opportunity to attend the CSLA meeting will be held on Sept. 25.  All meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at both schools will be held in the school’s auditoriums.   

CSAS: Tuesday, Sept. 11, and Thursday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m. both dates.
CSLA: Thursday, Sept. 13, and Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. both dates

Parents interested in a slot at CSAS or CSLA must be a resident of Hamilton County.  The child to attend kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year must be five years old by Aug. 15, 2019.

More information about the admissions process for CSAS is available at Admissions CSAS.

More information about the admissions process for CSLA is available at Admissions CSLA

The orientation meetings must be attended by a parent or legal guardian of the child to attend.  An application will be given out at the end of the meeting and will be required to be turned in before leaving the meeting.  The prospective kindergarten student is not required to attend the meeting. The meetings are designed for adults and will provide an overview of the programs at the schools. Parents or guardians planning to attend are encouraged to make childcare arrangements for small children.

Interested participants must complete the three steps at the school they hope to attend.  If interested in both schools, someone must attend the meetings at both CSAS and CSLA.  The three steps include the information meeting tomorrow night, a school tour and Socratic Seminar.

Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences
Tours: Oct. 18, 25, 26 at 10 a.m.
Seminar: Nov. 8, 13 at 6 p.m. 

Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts
Tours: Oct. 18, 23
Seminar: Nov. 1, 12

More information about the admissions process is available at Admissions CSAS and CSLA.

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