Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten

Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten

Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year children who will be four-years -old by September 1st, 2017 and live within the Northwest ISD boundaries but do not meet the requirements to enroll in the state-funded PreK program, will have the opportunity to register for a half-day, tuition-based Pre-Kindergarten program.

Tuition-Based Programs will be located at 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 is not  available at Roanoke, Peterson or Seven Hills Elementary Schools. 

If your child will be five-years-old before 9-1-17, they are not eligible for Pre-Kindergarten.

Limited spaces in the Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten program are still available.
For information please call Deanne Colley, Early Childhood Coordinator, at 817-215-0198 or

Refer to the document links below for information regarding tuition costs, timelines and eligibility for Tuition-Funded PreK.
How do I enroll my child in tuition-based PreK?

  • Initial enrollment in tuition-based Pre-Kindergarten  is by lottery on a space available basis.

  • The tuition-based Pre-Kindergarten lottery is an online process only.

  • ​Tuition-based lottery registration for the 18-19 school year will take place in early 2018.

  • ​No late registrations will be accepted after the lottery deadline closes.

  • Notification date for the lottery TBD. 

  • Parents will be notified on the day of the lottery drawing, of their position by 5:00 pm. Those who are eligible for a spot will have 48 hours to complete online registration and schedule the document review with the campus. If registration is not completed within the timeline, the spot will be forfeited to the next person on the waiting list.
  • Parents will receive directions to for setting up InTouch online payments.
  • A payment schedule is provided to parents during document review.

  • A wait list will be created for lottery numbers not obtaining a seat based on the initial drawing and thereafter for families wishing to enroll.