Spring ISD offers a free half-day Pre-K program for eligible students to ensure they will be prepared for kindergarten.
The following are eligibility requirements for Pre-Kindergarten students. Students must live within the Spring ISD attendance zone and qualify for Pre-K according to state guidelines. They must:
- Be 4 years old by September 1 of the current school year;
- AND meet at least ONE of the following criteria:
- is unable to speak and comprehend the English language;
- is educationally disadvantaged;
- is a homeless child, as defined by law, regardless of the residence of the child, of either parent of the child, or of the child's guardian or other person having lawful control of the child;
- is 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;
- 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; or
- is or ever has been in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services following an adversary hearing under Family Code 262.201.
- Locate the campus your child is zoned to. Use the School Locator to find out which school you are zoned to if you do not know.
- Go to the school and follow the procedures for Pre-K registration. To prepare for enrollment, including records you will need to bring, visit the Registration Information web page.
- Registration dates and times at each school are also on the Registration Information web page.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is there a full day Pre-K program in Spring ISD?
A. No. The current Spring ISD Pre-K program is offered half-day.
Q. What are the attendance requirements for Pre-K?
A. School is mandatory for all students age six years and up in Texas. If you choose to enroll your student in a Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten program, the student must stay in school from that point forward. To find more information about attendance, refer to the Spring ISD Student-Parent Handbook.
Q. My child may have speech problems or developmental delays. What should I do?
A. Please refer to the Pre-School Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD) page for information.
Q. What if my child does not turn 4 years old by September 1st this year? Is there a 3 year old program?
A. If your child is not 4 years old by September 1st, he/she is not eligible for the Pre-K program. There are two programs in Spring ISD that care for a very limited number of three year olds: Even Start and Early Learning Academy.