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All registration, including returning and new students (K-10), will be held online.For Skyward username/password information, please contact the following personnel at your child's assigned school:

For general registration information such as residency requirements, documents needed, etc., please contact the Lakeland School System Student Services Supervisor, Kim Pickens.

How do I register my child if I do not have a computer or access to the internet?

A limited number of appointments are available for parents that do not have a computer or access to the internet. Please contact the following personnel at your child’s assigned school to schedule an appointment:

Asistencia para nuestras familias de habla hispana:

Si necesita ayuda para registrar a su hijo en línea, o si tiene preguntas sobre el registro, comuníquese con Karin Deleon, Facilitadora Bilingüe de LSS al 901-209-1086, o por correo electrónico,

What information do I need to submit during online registration?

  • Please see the categories listed below, and click on the tab that pertains to your situation (Kindergarten/new students, returning, shared residence).
  • All documents will need to be scanned and uploaded in the Skyward portal.
  • Shared Residence: Please register your child in the Skyward Parent Portal, but do not upload proofs of residence. Additional instructions are located under the Shared Residence tab.

Kindergarten Early Entrance Information:

The LSS Kindergarten Early Entrance screening period has closed. The screening process for the 2024-2025 school year will be posted during the month of February, 2024.


Kindergarten Immunization and Physical Exam Information:

  • All immunizations must be on the Tennessee Immunization Certificate;
  • To view 2023-2024 immunization and physical exam requirements, view this PDF file.

Lakeland Preparatory School Immunization Information:

Immunization Exemption Information:

  • In the absence of an epidemic or immediate threat of an epidemic, the requirement does not apply to any child whose parent or guardian files with school authorities a signed, written statement that the immunization and other preventive measures conflict with the parent’s or guardian’s religious tenets and practices, affirmed under the penalties of perjury;
  • A child is not denied admission to any school or school facility if the child has not been immunized due to medical reasons if the child has a written statement from the child’s doctor excusing the child from the immunization;
  • A child or youth determined to be homeless is not denied admission to any school or school facility if the child or youth has not yet been immunized or is unable to produce immunization records due to being homeless; and
  • An immunization is not required if a qualified physician certifies that administration of the immunization would be in any manner harmful to the child involved.

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