Tuition-based Pre-Kindergarten

  • HISD offers prekindergarten on a tuition basis to students who do not meet the eligibility requirements to attend prekindergarten for free. To read the eligibility requirements, click here.

    Tuition-based option
    If the campus you select offers a tuition-based Pre-K option, please note the following:
    1. All students applying for a tuition-based prekindergarten option must complete an application at their school.
    2. The 2022-2023 tuition amount is $6,428 or 9 payments of $714.23 each month. To learn more about payment options, click here.
    3. After April 7, 2022 notifications of acceptance will be sent to parents on a space available basis.
    4. Payment is on the 1st of the month.  The payment is considered late after the 15th of the month, at which time a $25 late fee is assessed.
    5. Failure to pay within specified timelines will result in the student's withdrawal from the program.  HISD will not send monthly bills to parent/guardians.  
    6. Payment may be received in check, money order, or through SchoolPay online.  No credit cards are accepted at this time.  Checks must clearly indicate the parents' name, address, phone number and name of student. Non-local personal checks or second party checks will not be accepted.
    7. Checks returned for non-payment will result in a fee of $35 per HISD Check Acceptance Policy.
    8. Year-end tuition statements will be provided upon request.
    9. Parent/guardian must complete the Parent/District Agreement for Full Day Pre-K Tuition. 

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