All students new to Oak Ridge Schools need to register at their respective schools Monday, July 5, 2021 through Wednesday, July 14, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon.   Parents who pre-registered kindergartners in May also need to complete the registration process on those dates.

Registration for new students in grades 9 -12 will be made by appointment ONLY.  For more information regarding high school registration, please contact the registrar at 865-425-9524. Information necessary for new student registration includes the following:

  1. Child’s Birth Certificate (a certified copy for school records, not the hospital copy or mother’s copy or officially acceptable evidence of date of birth at the time of registration- TSBA 6.203)
  2. Child’s Social Security Number (optional)
  3. Health Insurance Provider
  4. The Tennessee Department of Health Certificate of Immunization available from your doctor or Health Department consisting of two parts:

Immunizations – A Tennessee Department of Health Certificate of Immunization form showing the complete dates (month, day, and year) immunizations were administered.

Health Examination – A physical examination is required for all children entering Tennessee Schools (K-12).  Oak Ridge Schools require a physical examination current since January 1 of the year the student will enter kindergarten. Students entering the 7th grade will also need to provide proof of the T-dap immunization.

  1. Grades 1-12 only – Provide the name, address, and phone number of the school(s) where your child previously attended or provide report cards or withdrawal forms.

For additional information, parents and/or students should contact their respective school or the Oak Ridge Schools Pupil Services Department at 425-9026.

Elementary students who will be returning to the same schools they attended last year will not have to register at school.  Students who have moved to another Oak Ridge school should contact the new school.  All parents and pupils will be notified of room assignment by mail before Wednesday, July 28th, the first day of school.


Freshman orientation and new student orientation will be held on Monday, July 26th.  Freshman will report from 7:45 a.m. to 10:30 am.  All other new students will need to report from 2:00 – 3:00 PM.


Jefferson Middle School – An orientation program for incoming fifth grade students will be held in the Jefferson Little Theater on Tuesday, July 27th, starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 10:30 a.m. Bus service will not be provided. A new student orientation for sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students attending Jefferson Middle School will be held on Monday, July 26th starting at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Students attending this orientation should report to the guidance department.

Robertsville Middle School – An orientation program for incoming fifth graders and 6th, 7th and 8th students new to Robertsville will be held on Monday, July 26th, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for students whose last name begin with A-L and from 10:30 -12:00 for students whose last name begin with M-Z.  The orientation will be held in the auditorium. No bus service will be provided.