Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten

  Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten

Northwest ISD offers tuition-based Pre-K for children who:
           Will be four-years-old on or before September 1, 2018
           Live within the Northwest ISD boundaries 
           Do not meet the requirements for the state-funded Pre-K program.  
Refer to the link below for details and additional frequently asked questions:
2018-2019 Tuition PreK FAQ revised 7.16.18.pdf
2018-2019 Tuition-Based Pre-K FAQ Spanish.pdf

  • Tuition-Based Programs will be located at Clara Love Elementary, Justin Elementary, Haslet Elementary, Hughes Elementary, Thompson Elementary, Lakeview Elementary, Nance Elementary, O. A. Peterson Elementary,  Roanoke Elementary, Seven Hills Elementary and Prairie View Elementary (p.m. class) and Curtis Elementary.
  • Children must be four-years-old by September 1, 2018. Children turning four after this date or those that will be five by September 1st cannot be enrolled in Pre-K.
  • Pre-K is a 1/2 day program, five days a week.
  • Annual tuition is $3778.00 paid in 10 monthly payments of $377.80. Payments begin in August.
  • We cannot guarantee placement in either the a.m. or p.m. class. However, you may request a particular class during document review at the campus.   

The tuition-based lottery concluded on March 9, 2018. A waiting list has been established for those who would like to enroll in tuition-based Pre-K. In order to be placed on the waiting list please e-mail Deanne Colley, Early Childhood Education Coordinator, at

  • ​Tuition-based lottery registration for the 18-19 school year  will take place from February 1, 2018 - March 9, 2018.

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

  • The Pre-K lottery drawing will take place on March 21, 2018

  • Parents will be notified of lottery results within 48 hours after the lottery, by 5:00 pm. 
  • 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. 
  • Registration must be completed by April 27, 2018. This includes online registration and campus document review.
  • Registration not completed within the time line will be considered forfeit and will be given to then next person on the waiting list.