Watauga County Schools Welcomes Kindergarteners

Watauga County Schools are very excited to meet all the incoming kindergarteners for the 2017-2018 school year. Please see below for important information. Help us pass the word so all families are able to see this information.

watauga county kindergartener orientation

Kindergarteners need to:

  • be 5 years old on or before August 31st

Please bring:

  • a current physical exam—this must be completed within one year before the start of school in August of 2017
  • proof that the following immunizations have been completed: 5 DTaPs, 4 Polios,
  •  2 MMRs, 3 Hepatitis Bs, 4 Hib,  2 Varicellas, and 4 PCVs
  • the certified original birth certificate (not mother’s copy)
  • 2 proofs of residency which reflects your current address


Date Phone
Bethel March 30-31 297-2240
Blowing Rock May 3-4

(this is a Wed/Thur)

Cove Creek April 10-11 297-2781
Green Valley April 6-7 264-3606
Hardin Park April 27-28 264-8481
Mabel April 13-14 297-2512
Parkway May 1-2 264-3032
Valle Crucis March 27-28


Per Watauga County Board of Education Policies, “Watauga County residents with children of kindergarten age and planning to attend kindergarten in a Watauga County school may only attend Kindergarten Orientation at the school in the domiciled attendance area.”