Prekindergarten

Welcome

Northwest ISD Prekindergarten Program 

Welcome to the Northwest ISD Prekindergarten web pages. Prekindergarten (Pre-K) is available to eligible Northwest ISD children who are 4-years-old  by September 1st of the school year in which they are applying and who meet eligibility requirements set by the state of Texas (TEC Section 29.153e).

​The information contained on these pages will guide you through Prekindergarten qualifying and registration.  Qualifying and registration are two different processes. Both must be completed in full before a child can be placed in a class.
 
If you are interested in registering your child for Prekindergarten please look over the requirements below. If you feel that you may qualify for this program refer to the registration links on the left for the school year you will be registering for. These links contain detailed documentation requirements and steps to making your campus appointment.
Qualifying for Prekindergarten must be done in person and is taken care of during your appointment.

Qualifications for Prekindergarten
         Children must be 4-years-old by September 1, 2017 in order to enroll for the 2017-2018 school year
         ​Live in the Northwest ISD boundaries 

and meet one or more of the following criteria:

Unable to speak and comprehend the English language
Your child will need to come to registration with you for English language testing

Economically Disadvantaged
          Eligible for free or reduced lunch program based on family size and the total gross household income from all working                    members of the household

Military
         The child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States,
         The child of a member of  the state (Texas) military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who is ordered to active     duty by proper authority.
          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 
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Children who are currently in or who have ever been under the conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and     Protective Services (DFPS)

Homeless 
     as defined by 42 U.S.C. Section 11302

Documentation is required for each area of eligibility.
I
f qualifying under limited English speaker your child will need to accompany you to registration for English language testing