Reopening Plans and Temporary Online Learning Contracts for students who choose to work from home.
Starting on June 1st, Anderson County Schools will be starting their “Scholastic Return to Action Plan.” In an effort to make this plan as all-inclusive as possible, Anderson County administrators have collaborated with public health officials, medical experts and local, state and federal officials to create a comprehensive plan to ensure the health and safety of all involved. The plan includes guidelines and procedures for our students, staff, and coaches to follow to ensure the absolute most safe environment while participating in scholastic activities. Our district is very excited for the return of these activities but it is of the utmost importance that we proceed with the health, well-being, and safety of all individuals involved. [Click HERE (Updated 5.27.2020) to see the plan]
Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) and Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) have adopted a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) program that provides electronic food benefits to over 2/3 of our Anderson County Schools' students. These benefits will be loaded onto a purchasing debit card.
If your student attended ACHS, CHS, NES, NMS and was eligible for free or reduced meals in March, you can apply for these benefits. If your student attended a Community Eligibility Provision school (all other CEP schools in the district where all students eat for free) you can also apply for these electronic meal benefits.
If you already receive SNAP (food stamps) you do not have to apply. If you receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) you do not have to apply. You should have received approximately $250 per student on your card last month.
If you do not receive SNAP (food stamps), but your child(ren) attended a CEP school, you should apply if you want an EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) card, also called a food stamp or SNAP card, mailed to your home address of record. Those cards will have 2 loads on them, totaling about $250 per student.
This card is being used to replace meals that normally would have been available had school remained open in March, April, and May. All applications can be submitted now, but must be completed on or before Monday, July 13, 2020.
The link for the application is at the following Tennessee Department of Human Services website:
If you need assistance in completing the application, please call the TDHS hotline at
1-833-496-0661 and select option 3.
Plans for Kindergarten and Pre-K registration have been finalized for this year please read below to determine what option works best for your family.
Online registration for Kindergarteners expecting to attend Anderson County Schools for the 2020-2021 school year will officially open on May 11, 2020.
New kindergarteners can register online or with a registration packet completed in pen or pencil.
Completing your online registration and information verification with a computer or tablet instead of a phone is recommended as it may be difficult to read and complete some mandatory forms on a phone screen.
If you require additional assistance at any point in the process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the staff at your student's school. Access to information for each school is available from the “Select a School” dropdown menu at the top of the www.acs.ac home page.
Kindergarten registration is available now (Click Here) This is the best way to register incoming Kindergarteners — Pre-K Registration is available online now (Click Here) If you do not have access or are unable to register by the our website follow the directions below to pickup or download a registration packet.
At this time, we are only able to enroll Kindergarten and Pre-K students. Due to the current influx of applications for Pre-K and Kindergarten we will not be able to accommodate any other enrollment requests during this time. If you are not registering your student online, registration of your Pre-K or Kindergarten student will consist of a 2 part paper packet process.
Step 1: (If you did not fill out the registration online you will need to download & print or pickup a registration pack starting on May 11th.)
If you prefer to pickup a registration packet, they are available at all of our elementary schools and Central Office on the 5th Floor from 10am-3pm every weekday. (There will be 2 bins one for Pre-K registration and one for Kindergarten registration make sure to double check to make sure you have the correct packet)
Step 2: After completing the packet you will need to refer to the dates and locations below to see where you need to take your completed packets.
5/15/2020 - If your student plans to attend Lake City Elementary, Briceville Elementary or Dutch Valley Elementary you will need to drop off your packet at Lake City Elementary between 9am - 12pm on May15th.
5/18/2020 - If your student plans to attend Norris Elementary, Fairview Elementary, or Andersonville Elementary you will need to drop off your packet at Fairview Elementary between 9am - 12pm on May 18th.
5/19/2020 - If your student plans to attend Claxton Elementary you will need to drop your packet at Claxton Elementary between 9am - 12pm on May 19th.
5/20/2020 - If your student plans to attend Grand Oaks Elementary or Norwood Elementary you will need to drop your packet at Norwood Elementary between 9am - 12pm on May 20th.
On May 15th, 18th, 19th, and 20th you may drop your completed packet in the appropriate bin at Central Office from 9am-12pm. (Right as you exit the elevator you will find the bins)
Central Office Address:
Robert Jolley Building (5th Floor)
101 S. Main Street
Clinton, TN 37716
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Administrative Day #2
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM First Day of Classes (Wednesday Schedule)
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Teacher Depot at ACHS
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Teacher Depot at ACHS