Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten


Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten

 If you do not qualify for the state-funded program and are interested in enrolling for the tuition-based Pre-K program please fill out the waiting list form below.

 Tuition-Based Pre-K Wait List

Families will be notified of enrollment opportunities as space becomes available beginning the week of July 22, 2019.

Open seats are filled with the  waiting list for the campus requested, in the order timestamped on their entry. 
Walk in registrations at the campus for tuition-based Pre-K are not available. You will be directed to sign-up on the wait list. 

When space comes available:
    Letters are sent, by e-mail, offering the opportunity to register and  requesting  you to confirm your intent to register for Pre-K by the date indicated in the letter. Once you have confirmed your intent to register you will be sent the enrollment agreement and directions for registration. The campus will be notified of your intent to register. You will need to take the Tution-Basked Pre-Kinderarten Parent Enrollment Agreement with you to the campus. 

Registration Fee and Tuition 

  • New for 2019-2020  A non-refundable registration fee of $125, credited toward the first month's tuition, is required to hold your child's placement in the tuition-based Pre-K program.  The registration fee will be paid by check at the campus during your campus document review.
  • Those not completing registration by the timeline indicated in their enrollment instructions will be moved back to the waitlist and the next person on the waiting list will contacted to register.  
  • Annual tuition is $3778.00. Tuition can be paid annually, by semester, $1889.00 or monthly in 10 installments beginning in August.  The first tuition payment, $252.80 ($377.80 less the $125.00 fee) is due by August 19th.  Further payments ($377.80) are due on the 15th of each month. A $20 late fee is charged to late payments.  August tuition must be paid before your child can begin the 2019-2020 school year. After school begins the registration fee is required at document review and the balance for the first month paid before your child begins school.

In order to apply for the Pre-K tuition-based program children must be:

  • Four-years-old by September 1, 2019 and
  • Live within the Northwest ISD boundaries and
  • Do not meet the eligibility requirements for the state-funded Pre-K or Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD) , which are offered at no cost.

Tuition-Based Pre-K Locations: 
     Hughes Elementary, Justin Elementary, Lakeview Elementary, Roanoke Elementary, Nance Elementary, 
     Seven Hills Elementary, Peterson Elementary, Prairie View Elementary (a.m. bi-lingual class),                                       Thompson Elementary, 
 Clara Love Elementary, Lizzie Curtis Elementary, Haslet Elementary
     and  Lance Thompson Elementary, opening August 2019
Class Schedule: 
     Pre-K is a 1/2 day program with an a.m. (7:40 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.) and an afternoon (11:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) class       Preference for the a.m. or p.m. class cannot be guaranteed, this is assigned at the campus level.
     You may request your p
reference at the campus when attending document review. 

Questions? Please contact
Deanne Colley, Early Childhood Education Coordinator at or 817-215-0198