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Pre-Kindergarten

Weatherford ISD Pre-K Enrollment

Pre-Kindergarten qualifying for the 2022-2023 school year is currently open!

 

Students who wish to enroll in Weatherford ISD's Pre-K program must meet one of the qualifying criteria below before completing the online registration process.
 

Weatherford ISD's Pre-K program follows the normal school day schedule and school calendar. Each day includes a rest time for students. Transportation is also provided to students. 

Weatherford ISD offers a healthy breakfast and lunch every school day to all students. For more information, visit our Child Nutrition page on the website.

Good attendance is important for your child's academic success. Numerous studies have shown a strong link between students who consistently attend school and their academic performance. While Pre-Kindergarten is not a mandatory program, if your child qualifies and is enrolled, he/she is subject to the Texas Compulsory Attendance Law and must attend school each day according to the Weatherford ISD school calendar

Please refer to the menu on the right for documents needed to qualify and enroll your child for Pre-Kindergarten.

 
Qualifying Criteria for Pre-K Enrollment

To qualify for the Full-Day Pre-Kindergarten program, a student must meet the following eligibility requirements set by the Texas Education Agency: 

 

  • Child must be 4 years old on/before September 1 of the school year
  • Child must live within the Weatherford ISD boundaries
  • Child must meet one or more of the following state-based criteria: 
    1.  is unable to speak and comprehend the English language; or
    1.  is educationally disadvantaged (limited income); or
    1. is homeless, as defined by 42 U.S.C. Section 1143a, 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; or
    2.  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; or
    1. 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
    1. is or ever has been in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services following an adversary hearing held as provided by Section 262.201, Family Code.
    1. Be the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as:  a peace officer under Section 3106.002, Government Code; a firefighter under Section 3106.003, Government Code; or an emergency medical first responder under Section 3106.004, Government Code

      The Star of Texas Awards honor all Texas peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who are seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. The Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division honors recipients annually in September. The resolution (certificate) awarded to an individual serves as proof of eligibility to enroll these children in free prekindergarten if they are age-eligible. A list of past honorees may be viewed on the Criminal Justice Division—Past Honorees webpage. If an individual has a prekindergarten-aged child and has been nominated, but not notified as an honoree prior to the current school year, an individual may make a request to the Office of Early Childhood Education to make an eligibility determination based on the nomination submitted for review to the Criminal Justice Division.