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Hawkins County Schools Early Childhood Program
Richard Hutson
Elementary Supervisor
423-272-7629 ext. 2021
Richard Hutson Elementary Supervisor 423-272-7629 ext. 2021

If you have a child who will be four years old on or before August 15, 2018, he or she may qualify to attend a preschool classroom. Spaces are limited and income qualifications apply. If you are interested or require more information, please contact Vonda Catron at 423-272-7629 Ext. 2052 or Richard Hutson at 423-272-7629 ext. 2021.

The application is available under Documents at the left of this page (Check the year to make sure the current application is available)


Important Dates to Remember:

Registration for the 2018-2019 school year will be scheduled on the following days:

(You will be notified if you have been accepted in the program and need to come for registration.)


          Bulls Gap             April 23            9:00-3:00   

          JRP (1)                April 24            9:00-3:00

         JRP (2)                 April 25            9:00-3:00

         Mt. Carmel          April 26            9:00-3:00


The Mission of the
Hawkins County Schools' Early Childhood Programs
is to provide four-year-old children of
Hawkins County with essential skills for success in
kindergarten and beyond.


There are four State-Funded PreKs in the county

  • Bulls Gap Elementary Prek
  • Joseph Rogers Prek (2)
  • Mt. Carmel Elementary Prek

It is the policy of the Hawkins County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in its educational programs or employment policies as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title IX (1972 Educational Amendments), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.