Public Schools

The Fort Campbell School System serves military families living on the post and is part of the Domestic Dependent Elemen­tary and Secondary School system.
There are eight schools at Fort Camp­bell: five elementary (pre-kindergarten-5), two middle (grades 6-8) and one high school (9-12).
Students who enroll in the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools must meet specific immunization requirements.
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Christian County Public Schools is made up of 8 elementary schools, 2 middle and 2 high schools.
Registration is conducted at the school.
To see the school your child is zoned to attend visit:
The following documents must be provided to enroll a child in Christian County Public Schools. Military fami­lies have up to 30 days to provide these documents.
An official birth certificate from the Vital Statistics Office of the state where the child was born or other reliable proof of the student's identity and age and an affi­davit of the inability to produce a copy of the birth certificate.

Required documents
• An up-to-date Kentucky Immunization Certificate.
• A second MMR, complete Hepatitis B series and a chicken pox vaccination.
• A physical examination that is on a Kentucky form.
• An eye examination by an eye doctor (ophthalmologist or optometrist) for any student age 3-6 entering a public school for the first time.
• A Social Security card or a copy of a Social Security card.

Private schools

Hopkinsville has three private schools, and each has its own registration and/or admission requirements:
Heritage Christian Academy (K-12)
Saints Peter & Paul Catholic School (P-8)
University Heights Academy (K-12)

Higher education

At the SSG Glenn English Jr. Army Ed­ucation Center, counselors are available to assist students with the Montgomery G.I. Bill and Post 9/11 G.I. Bill education ben­efits, tuition assistance and other topics re­lated to education and career options.
College courses are open to those admit­ted to Austin Peay State University, Hop­kinsville Community College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Murray State University.
IEnglish as a Second Language classes and General Education Development classes, in coordination with the Mont­gomery County Adult Education Program, are offered at the center. The center is located at 202 Bastogne Ave.
Murray State University operates a re­gional campus in Hopkinsville and offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate pro­grams. Weekend, evening and online classes are available to accommodate a range of both traditional and nontraditional student needs.
The campus also has the Center for Con­tinuing Education and Academic Outreach, which provides correspondence courses, extended campus classes, consultants and other public services.
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Hopkinsville Community College of­fers area residents the opportunity to obtain a quality postsecondary education without leaving home. More than 400 classes are offered on regional campuses every term, and hundreds of online classes are available as well.
HCC offers customized business and in­dustry training in a multitude of areas for job and career preparation, as well as skill development and upgrading. Adult Educa­tion programs offer classes in GED prepa­ration, English as a Second Language and to refresh basic skills before enrolling in college classes.
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Hopkinsville Community College, part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, provides two-year transfer programs, technical and semiprofessional programs of two years or less, and developmental and continuing education.
HCC has an articulation agreement with Austin Peay State University and other four-year postsecondary institutions. The college also has an extended campus at the SSG Glenn English Jr. Army Educa­tion Center at Fort Campbell.
Residents in the Tennessee counties of Montgomery, Robertson and Stewart qualify for in-state tuition.
Visit for more information on admission and de­gree programs.

Students who reside in the Kentucky counties of Allen, Calloway, Christian, Logan, Simpson, Todd and Trigg qualify for in-state tuition. For active duty military personnel stationed outside Tennessee,  APSU offers out-of-state waivers for both graduate and undergraduate programs. For more details:

Austin's Beauty College trains stu­dents in all areas of cosmetology. Classes also are offered in instructor training, and advanced classes are offered in licensed hair styling.
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Bethel University, a private school that has a main campus in McKenzie, Tenn., and a satellite campus in Clarksville, has bachelor's and master's degree programs designed for working adults.
All classes meet one night a week. Bethel University maintains articulation agreements with Miller-Motte, Brown-Mackie, Hopkinsville Community College and Daymar Institute.
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Daymar Institute, a branch of Daymar College in Owensboro, Ky., is a junior col­lege offering courses on a quarterly term.
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Miller-Motte Technical College offers programs leading to a diploma, certificate or the Associate of Applied Science de­gree. For more details:

North Central Institute specializes in airframe and power plant licensing and of­fers an Associate of Applied Science in aviation maintenance technology. Certifi­cate programs also are available in avia­tion maintenance technology and Federal Communications Commission. For more details:

Queen City College is a beauty and barber school offering a number of pro­grams.
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Tennessee Technology Center is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution and is one of 27 centers in the state.
The Clarksville campus offers full-time and part-time preparatory training, supple­mentary training and special industrial and public service programs. For more information, go to www.tcat

Troy University is a public university, with the Clarksville location offering a vari­ety of associate, bachelor's and master's de­grees. Visit for more information.


Kids in College Can Soar (KICCS) – College with a Twist!  Summer Camp for Grades 1-6!

KICCS is an interactive summer camp designed to inspire a love of learning and help students discover opportunities provided by a college education. Nearly 6,400 students from across the mid-south have attended KICCS since it began in 1991. Participants are treated like real college students -- complete with freshman orientation, personalized class schedules, and graduation. Every class features hands-on activities to make learning fun! Each KICCS camp meets for five half-days from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. HCC offers five weeks of KICCS each summer.

Summer Camps: YMCA
A local United Way agency, the YMCA offers programs to everyone regardless of race, income, or ability. Facility includes nursery, kid's corner, teen center, wellness center, chapel, track, aerobics room, locker areas, and outdoor pool. Programs include summer camp and youth sports. For additional information for the Hopkinsville YMCA, please call 887-5382.. Located on the EagleWay Bypass near Heritage Christian Academy.For information concerning the Armed Services YMCA at Fort Campbell, please call 270­798-7422 or 798-3077.

Theatre, Performing Arts: West Ky. Performing Arts Program
This program is led by Barbara Felts and Jeremy Easley and offers the opportunity for students interested in the performing arts to participate in musicals, operas, dinner theatre, and recitals. Please call 270-719-1595 or 270-719-1596 or e­mail

Summer Camps: Sleep Away camps, Out of Town

There are many camps located across the USA and the world that specialize in specific types of camping experiences. For one of the best two-week all-round "sleep-away" camps, call Camp
Piomingo at 502-587-9622, a YMCA camp located near Louisville, Ky., link here , Camp Piomingo, "Camps".

Summer Camps: Land Between the Lakes

The Land Between the Lakes offers many, many opportunities for children, students, and young adults on a year round basis. Degree of difficulty differ by program, but almost every possible subject involving the outdoors or nature are available.The cost, if any, is minimal, and for additional information please contact Jonathan Rhodes at 270-924-2007, 1-800-455-5897, FAX 270-924-2119, or

Summer Camps: Girl Scout
For girls ages 5-17 who want to participate in adventure, learning, and fun activities under quality adult supervision.The program also provides an opportunity for girls to gain life skills, develop personal values, and learn self-respect.A local United Way agency, please call 270-886-8171 or 270-887­-9390 for additional information or click here link here , United Way of the Pennyrile.