ATTENDANCE IS VERY IMPORTANT at CES!!!   It is vital to your child’s academic success that he or she begins exhibiting good attendance now. Attendance matters for every child in every grade from pre-Kindergarten through high school.  Our goal for our students is to be HERE, EVERY DAY, READY, & ON TIME!!

  • School begins promptly at 8:00 AM and dismisses at 3:00 PM. 
  • Students will be counted tardy if they arrive after 8:00 AM.
  • Tardies do add up and once multiple tardies are acquired they eventually can be counted as a whole day absent. 
  • If your child leaves before 2:45 this will be recorded and also counted towards instructional time lost in the form of a tardy.
  • Parent Note Guidelines: 8 days of parent notes, total, for the school year.  CES staff believes that attendance in school begins in elementary school. 


If you are new to our community and need to register for school, please contact our office at (931) 729-2212 or stop by during school hours.

The following items are requested to enroll your child in school: 
1.  Proof of residency (ex. utility bill)
2. Social Security Card
3. Updated shot and physical record
4. Birth Certificate
5.  Driver’s License (parent/guardian)


Important: If you want to receive text messages regarding Hickman County School closings and emergencies please follow the instructions below. Our new system requires you to opt in!

Our school utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more.

You can participate in this free service* just by sending a text message of “Y” or “yes” to our school’s short code number, 68453. You can also opt out of these messages at any time by simply replying to one of our messages with “Stop”.

SchoolMessenger is compliant with the Student Privacy Pledge’*, so you can rest assured that your information is safe and will never be given or sold to anyone.