Northwest ISD offers Prekindergarten classes for qualifying four-year-olds. To be eligible for enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year a child must be at least four years of age by September 1, 2013 and meet at least one of the following requirements:
Unable to speak and comprehend the English language
as documented on the oral language proficiency test administered at registration
eligible for free or reduced lunch program -based on gross income of all working members of the household
Active Duty MilitaryActive duty uniformed members (parents or official guardians) of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard who are assigned to duty stations in Texas or who are Texans who have eligible children residing in Texas; this includes activated/mobilized uniformed members of the Texas National Guard (Army or Air Guard), or activated/mobilized members of the reserve components of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard who are Texas residents regardless of the location of the reserve unit; and uniformed service members who are Missing in Action (MIA), or injured while on active duty.
Children who are in or who have ever been in the conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) following and adversary hearing. This includes children that have been adopted or returned to their parents after having been in DFPS conservatorship.
Homeless as defined by 42 U.S.C. Section 11302