PreK Information

PREKINDERGARTEN ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Is your child going to be 3 or 4 years old by September 1? They may qualify for FISD’s PreK program. In order to get into PreK, your child needs to meet only ONE of the following requirements:

  • Does not speak or understand  English
  • Eligible for the Free or Reduced–Price Lunch Program
  • Homeless
  • Has a parent that is active duty military or active duty reserve
  • Is or ever has been in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services following an adversary hearing
  • Has a parent that was an active duty member of the armed forces, state military forces or reserve component who was injured or killed while serving on active duty
  • A child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award


DOCUMENTS YOU WILL NEED TO PRESENT

You need to bring these documents to get your child enrolled in PreK: 

  • Your child’s birth certificate
  • Proof of Address (gas, water or electric bill; or Military Housing Orders) 
  • Your child’s immunization record 
  • Your child’s Social Security card*
  • Parent/Guardian ID

* (If your child does not have a Social Security Card, they can still enroll)

In the military? If you are enrolling your child using the military criteria, you will need to also provide: 

  • DOD photo ID for the child 
  • A copy of the State of Service Form or a copy of the death certificate,
  • A copy of the Purple Heart orders or a copy of the Line of Duty Determination documentation
  • A copy of appropriate documentation for the service member who is missing in action
  • A letter from the Department of Family and Protective Services indicating conservatorship

If your student qualifies for PreK, they will be eligible for the entire school year. 

Do not submit fake documents. It is against the law, and could make your child ineligible for our programs.