Prekindergarten

NISD PK

Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year Northwest ISD offers two options for Pre-K.
Look over the requirements below to see which is the best option for you.

To participate in either option:
Children must be four years of age by September 1, 2017 and
Live within the Northwest ISD boundaries

State-Funded PreK  Tuition-Based PreK
Program Locations:
Clara Love Elementary, Justin Elementary, Roanoke Elementary, Hughes Elementary, Peterson Elementary, Thompson Elementary, Lakeview Elementary, Nance Elementary, Seven Hills Elementary and Prairie View Elementary ( bilingual program offered in the a.m. class)
Program Locations:
Clara Love Elementary, Justin Elementary, Hughes Elementary, Thompson Elementary, Lakeview Elementary, Nance Elementary, Seven Hills Elementary and Prairie View Elementary (p.m. class) 
Tuition-based PreK will not be available at Roanoke, Peterson or Seven Hills Elementary Schools.           

Students must meet at least one of the following
qualifications:

  • Language Be unable to speak and comprehend the English language
  • Educationally disadvantaged, which means a student eligible to participate in the national free or reduced-price lunch program
  • Military  Be the child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who is ordered to active duty by proper authority; or is the child of a member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty
  • Foster Care Be in, or have been in, the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) following an adversary hearing held as provided by Section 262.201, Family Code
  • Homeless, as defined by 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 1143a     ​


 If you do not meet the qualifications for the
state-funded PreK program than the tuition-based
program may be the option for you.

A limited number of tuition-based spots will
be available at campuses listed above.

Spaces will be available by a tuition-based lottery.

The link below will take you to the Tuition-Based PreK page with more information and the lottery registration
Tuition-Based PreK
 Registration Window
Qualifying and registration is by appointment at Prekindergarten campuses. Appointments are available now and continue through the 17-18 school year.


 Registration Window
Lottery registration will be open from May 1st - June 8th.
The lottery will be held July 31st.