• Early Childhood Education

  • Step 1 Find a school with a Pre-K space near you!
  • STEP 2 You may be eligible for free Pre-K! Understand cost of Pre-K for your child!
  • STEP 3 Gather your documents and enroll online or in person today!

If your annual household income is less than 55K you may be eligible for FREE Pre-K

  • To be eligible for enrollment in the district-free Pre-K program, a child must:

    • Be three or four years of age on or before September 1 of the given school year
    • Live within the boundaries of the Houston Independent School District
    • And meet one of the criteria below:
  • Economically Disadvantaged

  • Limited English

  • Homeless

  • U.S. Military

  • Foster Care

  • Head Start Eligibility

  • Star of Texas Award

TUITION RATES APPLY, IF NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FREE PRE-K

  • HISD offers Pre-K on a tuition basis to 3-and-4 year old students who do not meet the eligibility requirements to attend prekindergarten for free. The 2023-2024 tuition amount is $6,484 or 9 payments of $720.45 each month (tuition increases approximately by $30 each year). 

  • When is my payment due?

  • How do I submit my payment?